24 Jan. 1510-11. Buried in the churchyard. High altar
8d.; to the
Light of St. Nicholas 4d ; to the church of St. Lawrence in Thanet
4d. Wife Alice have £20, and meat and drink
sufficient until the next Feast of St. Michael, also a cow, two
hoggs, two quarters of wheat, barley and malt, all my instuff
and wearing gear, all my geese and hens. Residue after paying
debts to Richard a Beere my ex’or’, to dispose for my soul. My
lands, tenements, etc., in Sturrey or elsewhere. Wife Alice have
for her life ten acres of land in Sturrey, and if she is with
child, then all remain to the same child, but if no child or the
child die, then remain to Richard a Bere and his heirs. Witnesses
: Stephen Sheperd, clerk, William Drewe, William Blakisland.
Probate 3 Oct. 1513. (W., fol. 122.)
7 June 1471. (sic). Buried in the churchyard of
St. Nicholas. High altar 6s. 8d. To the work before (coram)
the Image of St. John the Baptist called Roodloft 10 marcs
(£6 13s. 4d.). A chaplain celebrate for a year in
the church and have 10 marcs. To the nave (navi capelle) of
the Chapel of Richborough 20s. ; to the nave the Chapel of Hoth*
8d. To repair various bad roads in the parish 10 marcs, viz.,
Armyntstreet, Thornthy, Trippistreet, and the road. between the vicarage
and the church. Ex’or : Thomas Toller and have 20s., also after
paying debts, etc., the residue to dispose for my soul Geoffrey
Creke have my messuage at Cowperstreet with eleven acres of land.
John Goolde have my messuage called Benetts with four acres of
land, and five rods of land at three Pontes. Richard Creke have
all other lands. All moveables divided among my daughters† (not
Probate 18 June 1481. (W., fol 74.)
8 April 1479. Buried in the churchyard. High altar 2s.
the fabric (fabrice) of the church 6s. 8d. ; towards buying
Antiphoner or other book for the church 40s. ; to the fabric (fabrice) of the Chapel of
Richborough 3s. 4d. Wife Joan have a
* See Archaeologia Cantiana, Vol XXXII ., 100.
† Joan, daughter of Edward
Fanting, was wife of John Gold
or Rablyn in Dec 1482.