WILL OF MAXFIELD HODSOLL, OF WROTHAM; PROVED 1712.
Peculiars of London, Shoreham and Croydon, Register No. 5.
Dated 10 Aug. A0 9 Anne, and A.D. 1710. "I
Maxfeild Hodsoll, of Wrotham," co. Kent, "yeoman,"—"
my eldest daughter Jane, now wife of David Polley, of Willmington,"
co. Kent,—" my second daughter Mary, wife of’ Philip
ffuller, of ffrinsbury,"—" my youngest daughter Hannah,
wife of William Wimble, of Chatham," co. Kent,—Contract of
marriage "between me and my loving wife Mary Seale "—"
John Graunsden, of East Mailing," co. Kent, "ffather of my
said loving wife."—" Item I give and devise unto
my sonn Maxfeild Hodsoll all my messuages, lands, tenements and
hereditaments, whatsoever and wheresoever."
Probate granted to Maxfeild Hodsoll, son and executor, 17 Dec.
GRANT OF LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION OF THE EFFECTS OF JOHN HODSOLL,
GENT., OF ST. MARY CRAY; DATED 1719.
Prerogative Court of Canterbury (Somerset House), Administration
Act Book, August 1719.
The 4th day. administration of the effects of John Hodsoll, late of
St. Mary Cray, co. Kent, bachelor, deceased, granted to his only
sister Helena Hodsoll.
FROM DEED BY WHICH THE HODSOLLS GRANTED A LEASE OF 2000 YEARS IN
RESPECT OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN IGHTHAM; DATED 1788.
(The above Deed is the property of Mr. John Hodsoll, of Saltpans,
in the Isle of Grean.)
"THIS INDENTURE made the twenty eighth day of March in the
twenty eighth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the
Third" etc., "And in the year of our Lord one
thousand seven hundred and eighty eight, BETWEEN John Hodsoll, of
Hadlow, in the county of Kent, yeoman, William Hodsoll, of Hadlow
aforesaid, yeoman, Maxfield Hodsoll, of Braisted, in the said county
of Kent, yeoman, and Easton Hodsoll, of Kentish Town, in the county
of Middlesex, officer of Excise (which said John Hodsoll, William
Hodsoll, Maxfield Hodsoll, and Easton Hodsoll, were the four
Brothers and co-heirs in Gavelkind, for Gavelkind lands used in the
said county of Kent, of Henry Hodsoll their late Brother deceased,
who died a Batchelor, and intestate, and which said John Hodsoll,
William Hodsoll, Maxfield Hodsoll, and Easton Hodsoll, were the five
Sons and co-heirs in Gavelkind, as aforesaid, of Henry Hodsoll, late
of Hadlow aforesaid, ffarmer2 their late ffather
deceased) of the one part," etc., etc.