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Abstract of Will from St Peter Thanet (Broadstairs), Kent from Arthur Hussey’s Manuscripts

Will of Thomas JAKMYN of St Peter Thanet 22 April 1474

Thomas JAKMYN of St Peter’s in Thanet, 22 April 1474.
Buried in churchyard.
Lights of High Cross, St Christopher, St Paul, and St Margaret, to each one a bushel of barley.
Wife Joan have all the staura (store or stock) of my camere.
Executors – Wife Joan and Thomas UNDERHILL.
Feoffees – Richard CULMER, Richard GOTISLE, Thomas UNDERHILL and Nicholas HANYN.
Wife Joan have for life all my messuage that I obtained from Thomas MAYE, ten acres and one rod of land with its appurtenances – viz. six acres at Stanehill, two acres at Knoll, one acre lies below the said messuage on east side, half an acre and half a rod at Jenkyne and three rods at Brambyland. At her death to be sold, and money 26s.8d. to the work of the church of St Peter; 20s. to church of St John; 6s.8d. to church of Reculver, to the church of Birchington 3s.4d. and to the church of Wode 20d.
To son John 26s.8d, son Andrew 6s.8d, and to each of my Feoffees 20d, and residue in good works.
After death of wife Joan, Andrew JAKMYN have my largest brass pot and Thomas his brother another brass pot, and to Margere his sister my best chest and 6s.8d. To Isabelle JAKMYN my sister 3s.4d.
Son John after my death have one garden and three rods of land at Margate.
Probate 20 April 1475. Archdeaconry Vol.2, fol. 387.


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