my messuage in the tenure of St John. Felice Quinte two
shamels in the market-place.
(A. Vol. 4, fol. 50.)
8 Feb. 1527. Buried in the churchyard. To Our Lady of Pyte my
best beads. To maintain the Light of the Trinity 5 ewes. For the keeping
of my child from my goods according to good conscience. Residue disposed
by my Ex’ors :—Thomas Austen, vicar, Raynold Signett. Witnesses :—Thomas
Clerk, William Tylford.
[Probate 22 January 1527-8.] (A. Vol.
17, fol. 345.)
3 March 1533-4. Buried in the churchyard beside my wife.
Daughter Joan two laten basons, two bell candlesticks, two pewter plates,
etc. Son John the great cawdron. All other moveable goods to wife Agnes my
Ex’or to bring up my children and give to them at her discretion. Wife
have for life the house I dwell in then to sons Austen, Lawrance, John,
equally in fee simple and each heir to other, if all die before their
mother then at her death be sold, the money disposed for our souls by
Feolfees. Son John have my shop paying my wife half the value. My other
shop to my wife in fee simple, to pay my debts and find my three youngest
children. Witnesses :—Thomas Austen, vicar, Nicholas Harte, Richard
[Probate 17 Feb.
(A. Vol. 20, fol. 89.)
24 March 1498-9. Buried in the churchyard of Holy Trinity
before the south door next to Alice my first wife. Katherine and Joan my
daughters 40/- each at their marriage. Son Nicholas 50/- when 25. Son
Thomas a spruce chest. Son John my cupbord. Ex’ors :—Wife Isabella and
son Thomas. Wife have my house at Northstreet with all lands thereto for
life, then to son Nicholas his heirs assigns for ever. Wife have 4 bushels
of rent barley paid by Piers Smith of Sidingborne for her life then to son
John. Son John my house at Shamble with all lands and two acres in
Westland. Son Thomas my messuage at Piniwikill with all lands, a shamble
in the market-place, a little plot of land called Paradise, one acre of
woodland at Denwey in Newington.
[Probate 27 Sept.
(A. Vol. 7, fol. 52.)