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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 45  1933  page 13-30

MILTON WILLS (NEXT SITTINGB0URNE).—II. By Arthur Hussey

(Continued from Vol. XLIV, p. 102.)

 WILLIAM COCHE.
   19 November 1522. Probate to his Will. Ex’or—John Cowche.
[No more information.]           (A. Act. Vol. 5, fol. 120.)

JOHN COWCHE.
   7 August 1541. Buried in the churchyard beside my father. Ex’or :—Son Raynold and have my shop with all thereto. Sons John, Richard, and daughters Agnes and Cicely various household things. Witnesses :—Thomas Austen, vicar, Thomas Bocher, John Panton. 
[Probate 29 April 1542.]             (A. Vol. 22, fol. 242.)

RAYNOLD COWCHE.
   16 Feb. 1556-7. Buried where I do end my life. Sons Amos and Jonas each 20/- and a cow when 18. Daughter Denis 20/- and a cow when 16. Ex’or :—Wife Joan and have residue. Debts I owe :—William Webb joiner £16.

 Thomas Redar of Bredgar 20/-. Thomas Carden of Sheppey £3. James Colsoll of Sheppey £3. 
[Probate 4 March 1556-7.]         (A. Vol. 30, fol. 291.)

JOAN COWCHE.
   25 Feb. 1557-8. Will of Joan Cowche. Ex’ors—Thomas Master and Hamon Crowch who renounced ex’orship. Administration to John Cowch, husband. Bonds :—Nicholas Norton vicar there, and Thomas Harting in £40.             (A. Act. Vol. 13, fol. 19.)

WILLIAM CROUCHE, of Chalkwell.
   10 Sept 1472. Buried in the churchyard next le ewe [yewtree]. High altar 20d. Dom. John parish-priest 8d, parish clerk 6d, sacrist 4d. Light of St Mary 12d. Residue to wife Isabelle my Ex’or to pay debts. Wife have messuage in which I dwell, 4 acres in Sewers field next the Townmede, 1½ acres at the Forthe.

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