John Dawe lived in Fawkham. The four fields he
owned in Hartley (not including the 4 acres brought to him by his
wife) add up to 13 acres 1 rood - the same extent as the later
"Dawsland" in Church Road. It appears that at least part of
the Hartley lands he owned came to him in marriage to his wife Alice (possibly
KAO DRb PWR 5 sig 324
Will of John Dawe of Fawkeham (2 April 1499)
To high altar of Fawkham - 12d
His descendants who hold his land in Fawkham to
fund a lamp burning at the time of ?????? at Fawkham.
Personal estate to wife Alice.
Executors to be John Sampson and Alice.
This is the last will of me John Dawe of and
upon the disposition of my lands and tenements in Fawkham. First
I will that 4 acres of land that came to me by Agnes my
wife, lying in Hertle be sold by my executors and feofees. John
Northasch to pay debts. Also (2) A piece of land in Ash
containing 2½ acres to son Martin; (3) Also I will that
Kytfelde containing 3½ acres and Hie Lande containing 4½ acres,
and Barne Crofte 1 acre 1 rood, and 4 acres of land called
Stableris, lying in the parish of Hertle be sold by my executors....
for debts and bequests; (4) Bokes Acre in Fawkham, tenement
called the Berne and housing called Bokesse to son Simon.
Also son Thomas to get 20d per year for
2 years, same for youngest daughter Johan.