his brother, in default to be sold and money—for a
mass-book and chalice and other necessary things within the parish of
Bromefield. John son of John Mason and to his heirs and assigns 6 acres of
land in Bromefield bought from Newman or Potage. John Bromefield of
Harrietsham have for life 3 acres in the Dane and 2 acres in the Brome, at
his death to John his son and his heirs for ever. Robert Mason of Caryng
Street the house at Ledys and one acre of land at Caryng Street and to his
heirs for ever. John son of Robert Mason six acres at Caryng Street when
he is 20, and to his heirs for ever.
[Probate 25 Oct.
(A. Vol. 6, fol. 313.)
JOAN BROMFIELD,1 widow.
21 March 1507. Buried in the churchyard. Katherine Tonbridge
have my best gown, etc. The 8 silver spoons lent to William Glover be
delivered to my son William Tunbridge, also the 30 sheep. Ex’or :—William
Tunbridge and have residue, with Thomas Gladwin overseer. Witnesses :—Dom
John Brine, Nicholas Peers, Thomas Gladwin.
[Probate 20 May
(A. Vol. 10, fol. 248.)
WILLIAM BROWN, Butcher.
6 May 1555. Buried in the churchyard. Wife Alice my house
with all thereto, my shop in the market-place, and shop in the
market-place of Sidingbourne, in fee simple, with all residue of my goods
to pay debts. Ex’or :—Wife Alice with Raynold Cowche overseer.
Witnesses :—William Harling, Richard Redforthe, Robert Withiott.
[Probate 26 Sept.
(A. Vol. 30, fol. 180.)
5 Oct. 1467. Buried in the churchyard. High altar for tithes
8d, the parish priest 6d, parish clerk 4d, sacrist 4d. Residue
after paying debts etc, to wife Felice my Ex’or. Wife have my messuage
in which I dwell, with 3 acres adjoining in Buggefield for her life, then
to son William his heirs assigns for ever, paying to Joan and Alice my
daughters 40/- each at their marriage. If
1 Joan was probably widow of
William Tonbridge who died 1474, (see his Will).
2 A William Bugge, husbandman, joined John
Cade, and had pardon 1450.—Arch. Cantiana, VII, 268.