In the name of God Amen the Fourth day of October 1638, I, Mary Gwinnett, of Shurdington in the parish of Badgeworth in the Diocese of Gloucester, widow, being of perfect memory given praised be to God doe Make my last Will and Testament in manner as following:
First I bequeath my body to the earth and my soul to God that gave it: concerning my worldly goods which God hath given me, I give and bequeath in manner and form as followeth:
First I give to my sister Joyse Eliot Five Pounds to be paid immediately after my decease:
Item: I give to the poor of the Parish of Badgeworth fortie shillings to be distributed by my Executor immediately after my decease:
I give to Richard Gwinnett elder sonne of my sonne Richard Gwinnett Fiftie Pounds of lawful money to be payd to him when he shall accomplish the age of twenty one years:
Item: I give to George youngest sonne of my sonne Richard Gwinnett fiftie pounds of lawfull money to be paid to him when he shall accomplish the age of twentie and one years:
Item: I give to Mary the daughter of my sonne Richard Gwinnett twentie pounds of lawful money to be paid to her when she shall accomplish the age of twentie and one years: if it shall happen that any of the said children of my sonne Richard Gwinnett be deceased before they shall come to the perfect age of twentie one years then the legacy or legacies due to him or them that shall so die shall be distributed among them that shall live and accomplish the age of twentie one years by the distribution of my Executor:
Item I give to Elizabeth the daughter of my sonne George Gwinnett Fiftene pounds fourteen shillings to be paid to her immediately after my decease:
The rest of my goods whatsoever unbequested here I give and bequeath to my sonne George Gwinnett whome I doe make my sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament.
Also I appoint Mr. William Stevenson the younger and John Hall to be overseers of this my Will in witness thereof I have hereto set my hand and seal this day and year.
Witness in the sight of:
William Lawrence junior, John Hall, Edmund Sherle, Richard Sherle