Thomas Usborne                                  
Baptised September 25th 1551 at Staplehurst.
Married July13th 1579 to Anne Bredgland.
Thomas was buried in 1611.
Anne died February 4th 1613.
Their house at Staplehurst >>>
Thomas was a Tanner.

The will of Thomas Usborne, the elder, of Staplehurst, co Kent, Yeoman.
Dated 20th December 1611:
Legacy to the poor of Staplehurst.
To Anne, my wife, half the moveables in my mansion house and two cows.
The residue thereof to Thomas, my son. To Thomas my son, all lands, tenements called Friddes & Rayles in Staplehurst and three pieces of land at the Clappers there and four pieces known as Adcocks Garden.  The great meadow, the Stubcrosse field .......................he paying the rent, 10 yearly to my wife, till Robert and William, my sons are 21.
To Robert & William, my sons 100 apiece, when 21. To Peter, my son, a piece of land called Butfielde............To Susan, my daughter, 30, when 21 or marriage. The like to Sara, Elizabeth and Mary, my daughters.
Exor. my son Thomas.                                 Proved 20th April 1612.