JOANE COTYNG, widow.
31 March 1505. Buried in the churchyard. Son John my great
round kettle, spruce chest, three pewter plates. Son William my long
copper kettle, three pewter plates. Son Michael three pewter plates.
Daughter Katherine 26-8d a cupboard, the chest that standeth at my bed
foot. Residue of instuff to my three sons and daughter. Ex’ors :—Son
John Cotyng and Richard Eliott my brother with John Bery and John Triplowe,
overseers. Son John have all profits from the lands and tenements that
were his fathers and mine, until all our debts be paid, then sons divide
them :—John having a messuage called the Tan house with garden and two
rooms on the floor end that I dwell in, one acre of woodland at Denway,
half acre in Sayarsefield in Middelton and half acre at Put Wood in
Sidingborne, and to his heirs assigns for ever; also 20 tan tuns with 13
loads of tan. William and Michael the messuage I dwell in with the garden
except the two rooms to son John, and to their heirs assigns for ever. Son
William have a dekyr (10 skins) of leather half sole, one dekyr and half
(15 skins) of other leather ready to be sold.
[Probate 5 June
(A. Vol. 9, fol. 106.)
28 Sept. 1508. Buried in the churchyard. Light of Our Lady of
Pity a taper of 2 lbs of wax. William my brother a spruce chest with
another chest in my chamber. Katherine my sister a chest that standeth at
the bed’s foot. Residue of household stuff to my brother William and
sister Katherine. Ex’ors :—William my brother and Robert Debnan with
Thomas Gladwin overseer. William my brother have all my right and title in
a tenement and garden, also half an acre in Sayerfield at the Welowe, half
acre at Putwood in Sidingborne, but Katherine my sister have the income
until William is 22, and if he die without lawful issue then remain to
Katherine, and if she die without lawful issue then to be sold the money :—to
repair of highways from Chalkwell to Middelton town 26-8d, the residue in
deeds of charity. Ex’ors take the profits of 13 loads of bark and 20
tuns with all belonging to the craft to pay my debts. Witnesses :—John
Welles, Thomas Richemond, John Morice.
[Probate 10 January
1508-9.] (A. Vol.
11, fol. 51.)