Copy probate (dated 21 August 1773) of the will (dated 5 July 1773) of George Maule, clerk, Rector of Castle Ashby, co. Northampton. Testator bequeaths his messuages, lands and Tenements in Ludgarshall otherwise Lurgarshall, co. Buckingham to his son Henry Maule; his messuage or tenement lying in a place called Stockings in pa. Helmdon, co. Northampton to his son Thomas Maule; his yard land, one quarter of a yard land, half an acre of meadow ground, and half a quarter of a yard land, being a copyhold inheritance in the manor of Kingsutton, co. Northampton, and his share of a capital messuage in pa., Aynliss, co. Northampton to his son George maule. He also leaves £1000 to his eldest son John Maule, £700 each to his daughters Sarah, Charlotte and Eleanor, and £2000 on trust to his friends, Joseph Manning of Orlingbury, Gent. and George Thomas of Helmdon, co. Northampton, Gent. to the use of his wife Eleanor during her life, and after her decease to the use of his son John and his daughters Sarah, Charlotte and Eleanor. He also names his wife Eleanor as his executrix.