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Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 34  1920  page 56
ASH next Sandwich WILLS - Part 1  By Arthur Hussey

JOHN CARPENTER of Westmarsh
   21 March 1484-5. Buried in churchyard. High altar 8d. Wife Joan have residue, and with Simon Gason, Ex’ors. Feoffees: William Peny and Simon Gason. That two and half acres of land whereof one acre and half are at Ophosen, with the land of the Archbishop of Canterbury towards the north ; and another acre at Wallesend, between the land of the Chapel of Overland east, and land of Simon Gauson, west, by my aforesaid Feoffees, to be sold, and money to pay debts, etc. Wife Joan have for life, my messuage at Westmarsh called Peyndes, with five rods of hempland adjoining, and two acres of pasture in one close of six acres of laud, opposite the messuage on the north side, and after her death to William, Roger and Thomas, my sons. Daughter Isabella have 13s. 4d.. at her marriage.                                                  Probate 21 July 1485. (W., fol. 82,)

THOMAS CARPENTER.
   8 August 1490. Buried in the churchyard. High altar, 2s.; and to the poor House of Lazares at Eche beside Sandwich, 12d. ; to the Hospital of St. John Baptist without Northgate, Canterbury, 12d. Wife Alice have the place we dwell in for her life, then to son John, paying to his sister Cristian, 33s. 4d. at her marriage. Ex’ors : Wife Alice and Simon a Downe. 
                                                                                            [No probate.]     (W., fol. 95)

ROBERT CARPENTER.
   . . . 1495. Buried in the churchyard. High altar 6d. ; and to the body (sic) of the church 8d. Wife have two kine and six ewes; son Richard, a Cow ; son Peter, a cow and two lambs ; son William, two ewes and two lambs ; daughter Isabelle, six ewes, two lambs, and a brass pot ; daughter Alice, a cow. Harry Carpenter have two ewes and two lambs. Ex’ors : Richard and Peter my sons.                                                                                  Probate 26 Feb.1495-6. (W., fol 1.)

THOMAS CARPENTER
   7 May 1499. Buried in the churchyard. High altar 6s. 8d.; and to the church works for reparation where most need 3s.4d. To repair of the bad way in Ware street, 25 loads of gravel. Residue to wife Isabel and Simon Gason, my Ex’ors. Wife have the tenement in which we dwell, with six acres of land, for her life, then to son William. My other place and the lands thereto to my

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