Also I give and bequeath to my loving wife ELIZABETH MAY the sum of ten pounds of lawfull money of England over and besides the two hundred pounds due to her on my bond given to her at the time of our marriage.
Also I give and bequeath to my son JOHN MAY the sum often pounds of good and lawfull money of England.
Also I give to my daughter MERCY PETLY my silver tankard.
Also after the payment of all my just debts, funeral charges and probate of this my last Will and Testament by my Executors hereinafter named then it is my Will that all my Real Estate, Houses, Lands and Tenements and also all my personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever and of what the nature and degree soever the same shall exist and shall be equally divided amongst and betwixt all my son and daughters That is my son JOHN MAY, my daughter ELIZABETH KNOTT the wife of HENRY KNOTT of Minster, my daughter MARY KNOTT the wife of EDWARD KNOTT of Ashford, my daughter SARAH MAY and my daughter MERCY PETLY wife of JOHN PETLY of Ash, each of them to have, share and share alike.
And I do hereby appoint my son JOHN MAY and my son JOHN PETLY to be Executors of
this my last Will and Testament in one sheet of paper contained and to this my last Will and
Testament I have set my hand and seal the Day and Year first above written. GEORGE
MAY signed sealed and delivered as his last Will and Testament in the presence of us Witnesses
JOHN WHALE by his mark JOHN BARBER
Probate 22 Dec 1750
Will of George May