Richard TILDEN [scrapbook] 1 was born about 1520 in Benenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He died 2, 3 on 26 Jan 1566 in Tenterden, Kent, England, United Kingdom. Richard married Elizabeth GLOVER in of Tenterdon, Kent, England, United Kingdom.
Richard had a will 4 on 22 Jan 1566 in Tenterden, Kent, England, United Kingdom. His will was probated 5 on 15 May 1566 in Tenterden, Kent, England, United Kingdom.
Will of Rychard Tylden of Tenterden
22 Jan 1566
Probate 15 May 1566
Archdeaconry of Canterbury
FHL British film 188939
Vol. 39, Pg. 169, partial and not accurate transcription:
The Will of Rychard Tylden of Tenterden in the County of Kente, yeoman, 22 Jan 1565-6. My body to be buried in the parish where I die. To the poor people of Tenterden. To my wife Elizabeth half of my household stuff, and various articles, including barley due me from Wyllyam Gerrys, live stock, all woolen cloth not made into garments, an angel noble, a double ducat, and 20s. The residue of my household stuff to my four daughters, Julyan, Agnes, Thomasen, and Mary Tylden, equally divided, and to each 30 lbs at marriage or age of twenty years. to servant John Milles 30 lbs in satisfaction of an account between him and me, and a cloak. To son John Tylden four pairs of hose, two coats, one of marbyll and another of russet, two hats, two new leather jerkins, a dublen of chamblett, and my white dublet and a pair of hose. To Richard Adams of Benynden a coat dublet and a pair of hose of Winchester russet. To Richard Peyris's widow. To Thomas Berry. To George Pellond. To Henry Meryote, Mother Crotholl, and John Ilverd. To my servant Richard Cheseman. To Rychard Peyrs, son of Rychard Peyrs of Tenterden deceased, Myldred Pyers, and Thomas Berry son of Thomas Berry. The residue of my moveable goods to son John Tylden, and I make him and Walter Bygge of Tenterden, tailor, my executors; my son not to meddle in the execution of my testament until he come to the age of four and twenty years, except it fortune Walter Bygge to die. If son John die before that age, son Thomas to have his legacy and take his place as executor. If both sons die before said age, then to my daughters. To Walter Bygge for his pains 20s. Witnesses: Wyllyam Cocks, Clerk and curate of Tenterden, Robert Ashenden, Wyllyam Marden yonger, and Peter Pyerse. This is my last will concerning all my lands in Tenterden and Benynden. My wife Elizabeth to have during her widowhood and the occupation of my parlor and buttery adjoining, two chambers over them, and the garret loft over, the buttery next the hall door, with use of the bakehouse, brewhouse, malt house, and head of any barn called the tan house, east carden, and water of the pits or pouds. Also I give her eight loads of wood and two hundred faggots. My garden called new garden, and five pieces of land and wood containing twenty acres at the back side of my messuage in Tenterden, and three other pieces called pigge holes, containing seventeen acres of land and wood, to my wife until my son John Tilden shall accomplish the age of four and twenty years, if she remain my widow so long and not else. Son John to have said lands at the said age and pay to my wife 6£ 13s 4d. a year during her life. I give to my wife toward the keeping of my children 6 lbs to be paid out of my lands in Tenterden until my youngest child come to the age of twelve years, and if she die before that time, then Walter Bygg my executro to have the bringing up of my children. To Thomas Tilden my son all my lands and tenements in the parish of Benynden, when he shall accomplish the age of four and twenty years. My executor to take the residue of all profits of my lands and tenements in Tenterden and Benynden until my son Joh come to his said age toward the performance of my will and paying my debts, and when son John accomplish the said age, then he to receive all the profits of the forseaid lands in Tenterden and Benynden before willed to Thomas Tilden until the said Thomas accomplish his said age, and then John to pay Thomas 50 lbs. My executors shall take down and sell the long houses along the street at my tenement in Benynden, and make a pale and gate for the passage into the tenement, and build a barn there at my house where it stood before thirty-six feet by twenty feet. If either of my two sons die before the age of four and twenty years without lawful issue, the survivor shall pay to my daughters then living 20 lbs apiece. If all my children die without issure, then the said lands and tenements in Tenterden to John Mills and his heirs, and my lands and tenements in Benynden as follows: to my brother-in-law Thomas Glouer of Benynden two pieces of land called Barnfild and Oxenlease lying between a lane there and his house, and the residue of my lands and tenements in Benynden to the relief of the poor in Tenterden and Benynden, to be letten and the profits distributed by the church wardens.