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Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 35  1921  page 23
ASH next Sandwich WILLS - Part 2  By Arthur Hussey

cow, 25 ewes, 4 quarters of grain, 8 quarters of corn, and four pigs called Bakyn hoggs. To my daughter a mare, and to each of my children six ewes. Thomas Luke a cow, six ewes and a quarter of corn. Residue of goods after paying debts, etc., to my ex’ors, Thomas Helare and Henry Downing, to dispose for my soul. Feoffees : Nicholas Aldy and Harry Downing. Wife Joan have all my lands, etc., for her life, then to William and Thomas (sic) and their heirs, but if none, to be sold and money for our souls.
   Probate 14 May 1479. (W., fol 69.)

STEPHEN FORDE.
   24 Oct. 1498.  Buried in the churchyard of St. Nicholas. High altar 3s. 4d ; to the church works (sic) 3s. 4d. To Michael Forde, my brother, l0s. ; Alice Crambroke, my sister, a kirtle cloth price 6s. 8d. ; Isabell Larcam 20s. ; the children of John Tokar a quarter of barley. Residue of goods to wife Margaret.*  Ex’ors : wife Margaret, Simon Gason, William Lent. My wife have my place with all lands thereto for her life, except five acres of pasture at Nelle beside the place of Wm. Cokks, the which five acres to James, son of my daughter, when he cometh to the age of 22 years, and to his heirs for ever, but if he die the five acres remain to my aforesaid place, and after the death of my wife Margaret be sold, and if John Forde will buy it, he to have the same £4 within the price of any man, and the money disposed by ex'ors for the soul of Margaret, and 5 marcs (66s. 8d.) to repair bad roads where most need is, and 5 marcs among poor people.
   Probate at Wingham 15 Nov. 1498. (W., fol. 13.)

MARGARET FOORDE
   28 January 1500-1. Buried in the churchyard of St. Nicholas. High altar 12d. Arnold Tuckar have a cow, featherbed with a traunson (? bolster), blanket, pair of sheets, dish, two platters, pewter dish and saucer. Richard Tucker have a mattress. Residue after paying debts, etc., to John Tuckar, my ex’or, to dispose for my soul, with John Powte overseer. If the aforesaid Arnold (sic) die within the age of 22 years the goods given to him remain to Richard Tuckar, and if Richard die then to Benett Tuckar for her
   * Margaret was sister to Stephen Hogham who died 1481 (see his will), and her sister Isabella was wife of Henry Musred.

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