Wills

Dame Janet Maria Vaughan, of Wolvercote, Oxford, Principal of Somerville College, Oxford, 1945-67, and pioneer of the wartime blood transfusion service, left estate valued between pounds 70,000 and pounds 100,000 net. She left pounds 1,000 and her scientific books to Somerville College.

Col Sir Henry Abel Smith, of Winkfield, Berkshire, Governor of Queensland, Australia, 1958-66, left estate valued at pounds 613,858 net.

Sir John Jenry Lancelot Aubrey- Fletcher, 7th Bt, of Aylesbury, Berkshire, a Recorder of the Crown Court, 1972-74, and High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire in 1961, left estate valued at pounds 709,185 net.

Sir George Henry Turnbull, of Moreton Morrel, Warwickshire, former chairman of Inchcape, left estate valued at pounds 513,296 net.

Mr Albert Menir, of Edgbaston, Birmingham, left estate valued at pounds 5,274,341 net.

Mr Leslie Wise, of London N6, left estate valued at pounds 2,248,476 net.

Mr John Strother Harrison, of Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, left estate valued at pounds 1,140,913 net.

Mr David Leighton Rees, of Rochford, Essex, left estate valued at pounds 1,075,616 net.

Miss Dorina Paulina Sainer, of London SW7, left estate valued at pounds 1,266,700 net.

Mr David William Henry Kirkaldy, of Hove, East Sussex, left estate valued at pounds 2,057,424 net. After personal bequests of pounds 40,000, he left pounds 20,000 to the Kirkaldy Testing Museum Trust, London SE1; his collection of models on loan to the British Engineerium Trust; and the residue to the RNLI.

Miss Muriel Wendy Hall, of London NW3, left estate valued at pounds 788,424 net. After personal bequests of pounds 80,000, she left and her effects not otherwise bequeathed and half the residue to the Purcell School, Harrow, and half the residue to the Bleddfa Trust, Knighton, Powys.

Miss Elizabeth Mary Burnley, of Hungerford, Berkshire, left estate valued at pounds 1,122,707 net. After a personal bequest of pounds 1,000 she left pounds 2,000 to the National Trust; three-quarters of the residue to the Community of St Mary the Virgin, Wantage; and one-quarter of the residue equally between St Christopher's Hospice, London, the Church Army, St Luke's Hospital for the Clergy, London, and the Childrens' Society.

Miss Charlotte Doris Smith, of Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, left estate valued at pounds 153,124 net. She left her entire estate to the National Trust.

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