Abstract of will of Robert Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 16 February 1660.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 25 March 1664.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-72-94.
Testator: Robert Sackett, yeoman, St. John Baptist, Isle of Thanet.
Beneficiaries:
Sisterís son Leonard Austen of Woodnesborough near Sandwich, 4 small tenements & stables at Margate, 8 acres arable land at Bacon Dane now occupied by John Willson. Residue.
Sister Alice, widow of William Robinson, sister Ellin, widow of James Owin,†††††sister Margaret, widow of Daniel Jenkin, & sister Elizabeth wife of William Gillowe, to share equally £10 to be paid half yearly to them by Leonard Austen, & to the longest lived.
Sister Aliceís 6 children, £6 each.
Sister Ellinís 6 children, £6 each.
Sister Margaretís 6 children, £39 shared as follows: John Jarvis, £14; Mary, wife of Peter Swinford, £6;
Margaret, widow of Philimon Chamberlain, £6; Thomas Jenkin, 40/-; Daniel Jenkin, his brother, £6; Sarah Jenkin, wife of John Barret, £5.
Sister Elizabeth Gillowís children: Elizabeth, wife of Vincent Denn, £6; Mildred, wife of John Paine, £6.
5 children of kinsman Edward Jarvis decíd: John & Margaret Jarvis, 40/- each; Daniel, Edward & Joane Jarvis, 10/- each.
Executor: Leonard Austen.
Witnesses: Richard Sackett, Richard Genvey M.P.