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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 44  1932  page 94
MILTON WILLS (NEXT SITTINGBOURNE).—I. By Arthur Hussey   continued

   14 Oct. 1508. Buried in the churchyard. To the gilding of the Rood-loft, a sheep. Residue to my mother, my brother Thomas and my sisters (no names) equally. No Ex’or. Witnesses :—Dom Thomas Draper parish-priest, William Clement.
[Probate 10 January 1508-9.]        (A. Vol. 11, fol. 47.)

   17 December 1475. My messuage in the market place of Middelton be sold, the money—to a priest celebrating for my soul 33-4d. George Playse 20/- Alice Chilton 3-4d. Elisabeth Coye 12d. 
No Ex’or. Witnesses, or Probate date.  (A. Vol. 3, fol. 8.)

   [No Date.] Buried in the churchyard. My father have my
two coats, one violet the other gray frise [coarse woollen cloth]. Residue to wife Agnes my Ex’or to pay debts. Witnesses :— Thomas Austen vicar, John Cowche.
[Probate 14 July 1535.]                 (A. Vol. 20, fol. 171.)

   27 Oct. 1466. Buried in the church of Middelton. High altar for tithes 10 /-, the parish-clerk 12d, the sacrist 6d. Residue to wife Agnes and son William my Ex’ors, to pay debts, with Peter Dyngley, vicar, overseer. Wife have for life all my lands tenements, then to son William and his heirs for ever.
[No Probate date.]                        (A. Vol. 1, fol. 193.)

   Feast of the Nativity of St. Mary [8 Sept.] 1500. Buried in the Chapel of St. John Baptist in Middelton church, next the grave of Joan my wife. High altar for tithes 6-8d. To the works (operibus) of the Nave of the church 20/-. The Wardens of St. James’ Watch a cow for the maintenance of the Light of St. James. To each House of Friars in Canterbury 10/-, the Friars of Sandwich 10/-, and of Aylesford 10/-, that in each House they celebrate a great trental for my soul, Joan my wife and our parents. To the church of Iwade £13-6-8d, "ad faciend.

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