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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 45  1933  page 23
MILTON WILLS (NEXT SITTINGB0URNE).—II. By Arthur Hussey continued

LAWRENCE HERT.
   10 Feb 1479-80. Buried in the churchyard. Ex’or :—Wife Joan and have residue. My messuage in Middelton in the tenure of St. John be sold, the money to wife Joan to fulfill my Will, and £6-13-4d to a priest celebrating for my soul.
[Probate 14 Feb. 1480-1.]            (A. Vol. 3, fol. 343.)

WILLIAM HART of Milton, Armyte.1
   26 Feb 1497-8. Buried in the churchyard of Milton. A taper of 1 lb of wax to burn before the image of the blessed Trinity in the church; and five other taper of half a lb to burn before the Images of Jesus, Our Lady of Pitie, St. Katherine, St John Baptist, and St James in the church. To a poor man to say Our Ladys Sawtre (Psalter) at 16 sundry times for my soul 16d. That a new Bell that was made too big and large for the Armitage in the said parish, be delivered again that my Ex’or may be paid and have again as right requireth, those 13-l0d that I paid towards the making of that Bell. All residue of my good to the maintenance of the six tapers before the Images. Ex’or :—John Fiche, with Robert Tomson clerk, overseer. [Probate 3 July 1498.]                   (A. Vol. 7, fol. 37,).

NICHOLAS HARTE.
   18 January 1548-9. Buried in the churchyard. Joan and Juliane daughters of Affabel Oliver 10/- each at their marriage.. Ex’or—Juliane my wife and have residue after debts paid. My tenement and garden be sold the money to pay my debts, but if my wife will pay them to have the tenement in fee simple. Witnesses—John Thornton, Thomas Harte, Ralph Oliver.
[Probate 26 Sept. 1549.]             (A. Vol. 26, fol. 268.).

RALPH HAYMAN.
   15 November 1474. Buried in the churchyard. High altar for tithes 5/.. The parish-priest, parish-clerk, and sacrist, each 6d. Light of St Mary 10/-. Margaret Cosin three quarters of barley, William Denewey my servant 3-4d. Residue to wife Agnes who. with John Bole my Ex’ors. Wife have messuage in which I dwell. and all the Key late obtained from the Feoffees of Richard Hart.
   1 Schamel Hermitage (see Arch. Cant., XXIX, p. 54), on the north side of the main road and usually said to be in Sittingbourne, was probably in Milton parish as William Hart states, and refers to the Hermitage in. that parish.

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