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Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 35  1921  page 25
ASH next Sandwich WILLS - Part 2  By Arthur Hussey

Friars of Sandwich 20s. Wife Joan have all my " utensilia and hostellament "* and a cow. Residue to William Penny and my wife Joan, my ex’ors. Feoffees : William Peny and Richard Solly. Two acres and a rod of land to be sold and the money for my soul. Wife Joan have all lands and tenements for her life, then to be sold and the money disposed for our souls. 
   Probate 6 June 1474. (W., fol 64.)

. 4 Aug. 1494. Buried in the churchyard. High altar 12c1. ; to the reparation of the church six ewes ; and of the churches of Preston, Thmyston and Stourmouth six ewes to each. A chaplain celebrate for my soul half a year in Ash church and have £3 Os. Sc!. John and Richard at Welle have four bushels of grain and seven quarters of wheat equally between them. Joan Badson four bushels of grain and one quarter of wheat. .Toau, daughter oI Thothas Orner, two cows. Residue after paying debts, etc., to William Penny of Ash and John Skinner of Sandwich, my ex’ors, to dispose for my soul. 
   No probate date. J (W., Ibi. 106.)

 . . . .  April 1499. Buried in the churchyard. Daughter Mar-garet have a kertle ; Thomas Holback a pewter salt and dish; Richard Forstall one skadeleyn ; John Forstall a bolle (bowl). Residue to son William, my ex’or. 
   [No probate date.]  (W., fol. 18.)

   9 March 1516-17. Buried in the churchyard of St. Nicholas. High altar 12d. Wife Joan have one house with three acres of , land for life, then to son John. Wife Joan ‘have a cow, best brass pot, best chest, etc. Son John have a horse. Residue to wife Katherine (sic) and son John, my ex’ors. Witnesses : Edward Lacy, Sir John Hobson. 
   Probate 7 July 1517. (W., fol. 144.)

   21 Nov. 1502. Buried in the churchyard of St. Nicholas. To the church work 3s. 4d. ; to the Light of the Trinity, St. John, Our Lady of Pity, and the Rood, to each one bushel of barley.
   * Household furniture See Archaeologia Cantiana, Vol.. XXX,, p. 131.
   In the will the name of the wife is twice given as Joan and twice as Katherine. Once Katherine is crossed out and Joan written over.

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