timber. Ex’ors: wife Elisabeth and Thomas Awood. Residue of goods, after
paying debts, etc., to wife Elisabeth. Witnesses Thomas Hikks, William
Ewel1, Peter Hawlet, Alexander Paramor Richard Church.
Probate 5 July 1539. (Con. vol. 17, fol. 36.)
12 April 1543. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. For my
soul three masses and diriges, and in other charitable deeds al my
burying, 6s. 8d. Residue of goods to wife Margaret my ex’or to
pay my debts, etc., but if not enough then as much land to be sold as
necessary, and furthest from my house, by my brother William Hallet and by
my ex’or, and her brother Roger Parker my overseer. Wife Margaret have
the profit of my tenement and lands that may be spared for two years, and
if she be with child then for four years, but if not, then my brother
William Hallet have the third year’s profit for his own use. If the
child live then my brother William have the keeping of my child until
fourteen years old, and the profit from my tenement and lands for his
keeping. If the child live to fourteen years then my brother have the
profits for the next year, then my child, if a son, have my lands and
tenements for ever; but if a girl,
then to be sold and the money, half to my brother Richard Hallet and half
to my daughter. If my child be a son and die before fourteen then my
brother Richard Hallet have all my lands and tenements. Witnesses:
Frauncis Rider, Christopher Bladisdell, Richard Churche, Valentine Paramor.
Probate 14 September 1543. (Con. vol. 19, fol. 7.)
LAURENCE H0BB of Reculver & the Borough of Roth.
23 May 1509. Buried in the churchyard of Roth. To the
roodloft of Roth 3s. 4d., and to the church a table cloth and towel which
now are in the keeping of the wife of William lye of Roth, that was some
time Forestall Love (i.e., widow), for ever. To the House of the
Friars Observants half a seame (four bushels) of wheat. To every of my
daughters’ children when twenty years old, 6s. 8d. To the new
painting and giliting of Our Lady in the parish church of Chistelett, 40s.
Joane my daughter have a masure (mazer) worth 20s., and also an Image of
St. John’s head of alabaster, to remain in my tenement in Roth for ever.
Margery my daughter have a maser which is with my daughter Agnes. Ex’ors:
William lye and Thomas Knollar. At my burying in the