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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 32  1917  page 139
                               
                       RECULVER AND HOATH WILLS. By Arthur Hussey  Continued

JOHN WRECHINDEN.
. . . . . . 1495. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. To the Light of Our Lady and of St. Katherine, one ewe to. each. To six of my children sixty sheep equally between them. Elyn Kenett daughter of my sister have a sheep. Thomsine my daughter a cow. Ex’ors: Alison (i.e. Alice) my wife and Saunder Coob, with Robert Wrechinden overseer. Wife Alison have my house and lands for
her life, then to my children (not named).
Probate 11 January 1495-6. (Con. vol. 4, fol. 88.)

THOMAS YONG.
   12 January 1483-4. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. To the six Lights in the church six ewes, viz., Light of Holy Cross, Holy Sepulchre, St. Mary, St. John, St. James and St. Katherine. To provide a chaplain to celebrate for my soul in the church for a year, 10 marcs (£6 13s. 4d.). Wife Isabel have 5 cows, 25 ewes and 25 lambs. Joane my mother have 2 cows. John my elder son have 2 cows and 40 ewes, and John my younger son have 2 cows and 40 ewes. Daughter Alice 10 marcs. Robert Pamor 6s. 8d. Ex’ors: wife Isabella and Robert Pamor. 

Feoffees: Robert Paramour, Richard Rooke and Robert Brandon. Wife Isabella have and occupy my tenement at Bisshoppiston with 20 acres of land in the Havyn in Reculver all her life, except and reserved unto my mother Jone a chamber in the said tenement all the life of Jone, with free coming and going. at all times necessary to her, and all my lands and woods in Reculver and Herne. After the death of Isabella my wife and Jone my mother, all remain to John, and John, Thomas, Robert and Thomas my sons equally at their lawful age. That John Lunce of Swalcliff pay unto my ex’ors, by fourteen days after Easter next, £3 5s., unless he deliver estate to Robert Paramor of two acres and three rods of land in Whitstaple to the use of my sons, the which I purchased of the aforesaid John Lunce. My wife Isabella have the keeping of Robert and Thomas my sons, but of all other sons that Robert Paramor have the ward and keeping. Wife Isabella have all my wheat coming and growing upon four and half acres of land in a croft at Lane end, and my mother Jone all growing on two and half acres at Barr end.
Probate 17 February 1483-4.     (Con. vol. 2, fol. 578.)

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