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Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 34  1920  page 55
ASH next Sandwich WILLS - Part 1  By Arthur Hussey

   21 January 1527-8. Buried in the churchyard. Thomas my son, have a cupboard and the best bed, and son Robert a bed with its apparel, and residue to sons. Son Robert have my house and garden in Ash street. Ex’ors : Sons Robert and Thomas. Witnesses : Sir John Grene, Sir William Tramell, Richard Crosseley.                                              Probate 20 April 1529. (W., fol 164)

   29 January 1654-5. Probate granted to Will of Robert Button, to the Executrix named in the Will.. [ No further information.]                                               (Con. Act. Vol. II., fol 45.)

   20 Feb. 1554-5. Buried in the Churchyard nigh my ancestors. Daughter Bennet Burton have the house I now dwell in, when she is 20 years of age, my standing chest, a little shippe cofer that was her mothers, etc ; but wife have the house until daughter is 20 ; but if daughter die, then my wife to sell the same, and have half of it (sic) for her life, and the other half among poor people. Ex’or: Wife Margaret, and have residue. The house that was Simon Gason’s to my wife Margaret, for ever. Witnesses : Andrew Snowdown, Gilbert Water. Probate 29 January 1555-6.
                                                                                                    (Con.Vol. XXVI., fol. 13.)
   . . . . 1474. Buried in churchyard of St. Nicholas. High altar 2s. , and to the work of the church 20d. Constance my mother, have six ewes and two yards of blanket. Robert Carpenter have my tunic, and one of the best young horses. Residue of goods to wife Cristine, who and William atte Foorde are to be my Ex’ors. Feoffees: William atte Foorde and John Hows.  That half an acre and one rod of land at Grenedrove be sold, and money to pay debts, etc. Daughter Joan when eighteen years of age, have my messuage at Ware. Cecilia and Margaret my daughters, when eighteen, have two acres and a rod of land at Cokking. Alice my daughter, have one acre and half of land at Warefield.                                                     Probate 6 January 1474-5. (W., fol, 63.)

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