Berry Entry 89.
Stephen Raplie of Chiddingfold, yeoman 18 Dec 1608
To be buried in the churchyard;
To repair of church 10s;
To poor 6s 8d
To my son Thomas Raplie £100;
To my son Edward Raplie £100;
My eldest son Stephen Raplie to pay this when they reach 18 and if he refuses Thomas to have all freehold land and houses in Chiddingfold paying Edward £100 at 18 and Stephen £100 at 24;
To my daughter Elizabeth Raplie £60 at 20;
To my son Stephen a silver maser topped and footed with silver, six silver spoons, three jointed bedstead standards to the said home, a featherbed, a feather bolster now in the parlour, a coverlet, a pair of blankets, two cupboards, a joined table and form in the hall and a joined table in the parlour, a brass bell posnet, a brazen pestle and mortar, an iron bound chest and three other joined chests, an iron pot, two brass kettles, two iron kettles, three spits, two joined stools, two powdering troughs, three vats, three kivers, a kneading trough, two pothangers, six iron wedges and a grindstone that shall stay with my wife Agnes Raplie as long as she stays in house, residue to wife, exec.
Friends and neighbours John Osborne; Thomas Chalcrofte; Henry Penicodd (£1 each)
Witnesses: JO;TC;HP; John Strudwicke, Richard Davice
Proved: 13 Apr 1609 to exec. (dw/pa/7/8 ff.38r-v; dw/pa/5/1609/97)