1 March 1557-8. To the poor of the parish 23-4d; and
of Sittingbourne, Borden, Bobbing, Iwade, each parish 3-4d. William
Marshall and Robert Holyman, sons of my wife, each a bed. Margaret and
Alice Whithed, each a bullock; and my sister Whithed my wife’s worsted
kirtle. The children of my brother Andrew Bandberye five kine. James
Marden my grindstone and a swarm of bees. Residue to Andrew Bandberye my
Ex’or to pay debts with Richard Whithed overseer. Witnesses :—John
Raynolde, Persival Walker, John Thompson, William Cotinge.
[Probate 20 June
1558.] (Con. Vol.
32, fol. 230.)
ALICE BOWELL, widow.
6 March 1486-7. Buried in the churchyard of Holy Trinity. Ex’or
:—Son Henry and have residue, also my messuage with garden in fee
simple. No Witness names.
[Probate 28 June
(A. Vol. 4, fol. 123.)
ELISABETH, widow of JOHN BRADFIELD.1
. . . 1510. Buried ‘in loco sacro’. High altar of
Trinity of Middelton two sheep, and reparation of the church one sheep.
Residue after paying debts etc to son
John my Ex’or. Witnesses :—Dom John Stamford, curate, William Gate.
[Probate 6 November 1510.] (A. Vol.
11, fol. 274.)
3 Sept. 1551. Buried in the churchyard. Wife Katherine all my
lands tenements until my eldest son (no name) is sixteen, then his part to
him, and in like manner to my other sons (no names) at sixteen, each heir
to other, if they all die to my daughter Elisabeth and her issue. Ex’or
:—Wife Katherine, paying to Elisabeth my daughter £6-13-4d at her
marriage. Residue to wife who is to finish up my loft in my hall within a
year, and have her dwelling in my house with the garden and croft.
Witnesses :— Walter Thomlin, Oliver Chapman, Raynold Cowche.
[Probate 25 Sept.
(A. Vol. 29, fol. 259.)
[No date.] Buried in the churchyard. My daughters
Katherine, Joan, Elisabeth various things , and residue to Joan my wife
1 John Bradfield of Iwade died 1505—(A.
Vol. 9, fol. 166).