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 Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 45  1933  page 24

Milton Wills (next Sittingbourne) Part II Coc to Joh. By Arthur Hussey

 now dead, for her life, then to my sons (no names), but if they die before Agnes then at her death be sold the money disposed for our souls. Witnesses :—William Stevyn, Stephen Feltnall, William Coting, Thomas atte Water. [Probate 12 Oct. 1475.]               (A. Vol. 2, fol. 424.)

   1 Sept 1534. Buried in Milton church before the high quier door. High altar 3-4d. A stone of marble graved with my picture, my three wives, three sons, and four daughters to the value of £3. Wife Marion and John Feltewell all my household stuff. Residue to Ex’ors to pay debts etc.—Wife Marion, John Miller, John Pordage, each to have 20/-. yearly for 20 years. Wife have for life all my lands tenements, and when John Feltewell is 24, if my wife be dead then John have the house in which I dwell with my Wharf called the Kay, the house bought from Thomas Cardon, the house bought from Peter Smithe and Laurance Halsted, the smith’s forge, all my lands in Sawiersfield, my part of Harts barn and garden, and to his lawful issue. If wife die before John is 24 then Ex’ors take the income until he is 24. If John die without lawful issue then be sold by Feoffees, the money disposed in mending highways

and other deeds of charity; except my part of Harts barn with garden and land in Sawiers field remain to John Bull and his lawful issue for ever, paying to my Ex’ors £13-6-8d to be bestowed in repair of highways etc. Then to Rafe Hills my house next the gutter with the Kay. After my wife’s death Lawrence Benett have two acres behind the parsonage barn for his life, then sold the money in charitable deeds. After my wife’s death my Shambles [portable.stalls] to maintain the Cross Light in the church for 20 years. After my wife’s death my tenement called the Rose in Sittingbourne to Raufe Simonds and his heirs for ever, paying to Raufe Corser £10. My part of my house and lands in Rodmersham to Thomas Croft and his heirs for ever, paying £20 to my Ex’ors. Land called Putt Wood be sold money to pay debts. Robert Chamber have my house and garden at Chalkwell. Raufe son of Peter Hayman my Manor of Backchilde [Bapchild] Court with all the lands rents services thereto ; my tenement called the Bell in Sittingbourne 20 years after my death, and during those 20 years my Ex’ors have the profits to pay my debts, legacies, and when Raufe enters in he to keep a yearly Obit in Milton church of 40/- for the next 20 years; if Raufe be dead without lawful male

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