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Cantiana Vol. 58 - 1945 page 83
Early Nineteenth Century Walmer Mill continued
my late husband) and of Mary his late wife deceased,
all the furniture of my best chamber.
To my great niece Angiller Prescott daughter of my nephew
John Prescott and Hannah his wife my walnut tree drawers that are in my
dressing room, also one silver milkpot marked LBM, and one pair of
silver buckles marked MB.
To my great niece Mary Prescott Wellard, daughter of Morris
Wellard and Mary his wife, one pair of silver salts marked MG.
To my great niece Mary Prescott, daughter of my nephew
Samuel Prescott and Susannah his wife, my silver pepper box marked MM
and GM, and one pair of silver buckles not marked.
To my great niece Mary Prescott Pain daughter of John Pain
and Angiller his wife, six silver tea spoons, five of them marked SB,
and the other one not marked, and my night chair.
To my great nieces Angiller Prescott, Mary Prescott,
daughter of William, Mary Prescott Wellard, Mary
Prescott Pain and Mary Prescott, daughter of Samuel, one gown and a coat
To my cousin Mary the wife of Mr. John Hills of Ash my
striped silk gown and coat, my black silk gown and coat, my green silk
petticoat, and my white petticoat with fringe of my own work.
The remainder of the furniture, wearing apparel and
household linen is left to her nieces Mary the wife of Morris Wellard
and Angiller the wife of John Pain to be divided between them share and
Besides the monetary bequests and money left in trust she leaves to her
two executors William Boys and John Hills £50 a piece for the care and
trouble they may be at in and about the execution of her will, and
desires that they will provide "with suitable and proper mourning
the maid servant who shall be living with me at the time of my
W. P. D. S.
Report on a Human Skull from the
Freedown, Ringwould, Kent
By Professor A. J. E. Cave
material for examination comprises an imperfect comminuted human skull and
a pelvic fragment (the postero-superior piece of the right ilium,
including the upper part of the auricular (articular) surface).
Submitted. September, 1945, by W. P.
D. Stebbing, Esq., F.S.A., F.G.S., on behalf of the Kent Archæological
Provenance. The osseous fragments
were discovered 4' 1" down in the chalk in an excavation some 3'
6" long, at a point not far east of two Bronze Age tumuli which were
explored in 1872. It is stated
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