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John Walder bap. 1 Jan 1552/3 m. 26 Oct 1589 bu. 5 April 1623 Howshoulder
Alice Michell bu. 5 Oct 1622
    Thomas 15?

John bap. 14 Dec 1591 bu. 19 Aug 1594 a childe
Margery bap. 3 Feb 1593/94 bu. 16 Nov 1600 a childe
Henry bap. 21 Aug 1597 bu. 7 Jul 1606 a striplinge

From the Horsham Parish Records unless otherwise stated.

John is the the most likely candidate for the victim of Mr Bone-

East Grinstead Assizes
Bone, George, of Dorking Surrey, carpenter, indicted for grand and petty larceny. On 20 Dec.1573 he broke into the close of William a Deane at Horsham and stole a scythe (11d) from the wall of a house.
On the 9 July 1573 at Horsham Bone, of Horsham, labourer, stole a scythe (6s 8d) from John Walder.
Broke gaol and is at large.

Palmer, Thomas, sheriff of Sussex, indicted for a negligent escape. On the 10 Aug 1573 Richard Covert JP committed George Bone to Horsham gaol on suspicion of felony. On 20 Aug. Palmer negligently allowed him to escape.
Fined 40s on appearance.

The Will Of John Walder 20 Oct 1622
(xxxx- a sum of money)

In the name of God Amen This twentieth day of October in the year of our Lord God 1622 I John Walder of Horsham in the county of Sussex husbandman being weak in the body but strong in mind do willingly and in free heart render time again into the hands of my Lord God and creator my trust in thee and his fatherly goodness gave unto me when he first fathered me in my mothers womb making me a living reasonable creature nothing doubting but that for his infirmio {….} safe fortis in the precious blood of his only beloved son Jesus Christ our only saviour and redeemer he will {…..} my soul into his glory and place it in the company of heavenly angels and blessed I am to Therefore I do ordain and make this my last will and testament in manner and form following First I bequeathe my soul to almighty God and my body to be buried in the churchyard of Horsham Item I give to the high church of Horsham xxxx Item I give to the poor people of Horsham xxxx Item I give to Richard Mychells children to each of them xxxx {…….} my wives brothers children to Thomas Mychell to Nicholas Mychell to Richard Mychell to Jane Mychell to Mary Michell to each of them xxxx Item I give to John Mychells children xxxx first to Nicholas Mychell xxxx to John Mychell xxxx Agnes Mychell xxxx Item I give to my sister Marjorie Botting xxxx Item I give to Mary Staynes my sisters daughter xxxx Item I give to my sister Margarets children first to William Adams xxxx Elizabeth Adams xxxx to Thomas Staynes xxxx to Richard Staynes xxxx Item I give to my brother William Walders children xxxx first to Margaret Walder xxxx John Walder xxxx to Thomas Walder xxxx to William Walder xxxx Item I give to my sister Botting children xxxx {…..} first to James Botting xxxx John Botting xxxx to William Botting xxxx to Thomas Botting xxxx Item I give to my godchild Mary Worsfold xxxx Item I give to another of my godchildren Richard Dendie xxxx son of John Dendie My will and mind is that all of theses legacies which I have here given {….} in my will shall be paid to each of them within half a year after my death my will and mind is that whereas {…} I paid my sister Bottings {…..} xxxx {….} my will is that James and John Botting shall have xxxx {…..} my mind is that in all shall be paid to them xxxx {….} that is xxxx to James Botting xxxx John Botting all the residue of my goods moveables cattle and chattels non bequeathed I give to John Dendie of Horsham and John Walder of the same {…..} and my debts and legacies paid to whom I make my whole and sole executors of this my last will and testament and I do appoint also my {……….} my overseers George Dendie and Thomas Cato of Hurstpierpoint and to have for their pain xxxx to see my will {……} and {……} witness to my will Henry {……} John {……} {……….} Thomas Casson

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