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Arthur Espie Porritt, Baron Porritt, of London NW8, former Governor-General of New Zealand, Surgeon to King George VI 1946-52 and Sergeant-Surgeon to the Queen 1952-67, and 100 metres bronze medallist at the 1924 Olympics, left estate valued at pounds 286,541 net.

Sir John Peter Mills Tizard, of Hillingdon, Middlesex, Professor of Paediatrics at Oxford University 1972-83, left estate valued at pounds 265,947 net.

Professor Kenneth Mellanby, of Exeter, Devon, the ecological consultant, and the first director of the Nature Conservancy's Monks Wood Experimental Station 1961- 74, left estate valued at pounds 210,596 net.

Sir Arthur Charles Walter Drew, of Kew, Surrey, the last Permanent Under-Secretary of State at the War Office 1963-64, and chairman of the Museums and Galleries Commission 1978-84, left estate valued at pounds 343,556 net.

Diana Caroline, Countess of Caithness, of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, left estate valued at pounds 90,514 net.

Mr Rudolf Schwarz, of London SW15, the conductor, left estate valued at pounds 302,040 net.

Mrs Marjorie Maud Hinds, of Northwood, Middlesex, left estate valued at pounds 2,257,631 net.

Mrs Barbara Pollock, of Penrith, Cumbria, left estate valued at pounds 3,859,259 net.

Mr Herbert Fein, of London NW3, left estate valued at pounds 1,148,586 net.

Margaret Mary Rouse, of Rye, East Sussex, left estate valued at pounds 3,130,356 net. She left pounds 5,000 each to the National Asthma Campaign, and the Royal Star and Garter Home, Richmond.

Mrs Frances Edith Sharman, of Southport, Merseyside, left estate valued at pounds 382,292 net. After personal bequests of pounds 14,000 and effects, she left pounds 50,000 to the Salvation Army, pounds 20,000 each to the RAF Benevolent Fund and BLESMA, pounds 10,000 to the RNLI, pounds 5,000 to the RNIB, and the residue to the First Church of Christ Scientist, Boston, Massachusetts.

Mr Archibald Goldstone, of Weston super Mare, Avon, left estate valued at pounds 250,652 net. He left his entire estate to the National Trust, to be used in Somerset.

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