Wills

Miss Monica Dickens, of Brightwalton, Berkshire, the writer and great-granddaughter of Charles Dickens, left estate valued at pounds 458,971 net.

Dame Freya Madeline Perowne, of Asolo, Italy, Freya Stark, the writer and traveller, left estate in England and Wales valued at pounds 19,202 net.

Sir Sidney Robert Nolan, of Presteigne, Powys, the artist, left estate valued at pounds 524,030 net.

The Hon William Douglas-Home, of Alresford, Hampshire, the playwright and author, left estate valued at pounds 322,933 net.

Lord Edmund-Davies, of Bricklehampton, Worcestershire, a former Lord of Appeal, left estate valued at pounds 444,947 net. He left pounds 5,000 each to Castle Street Welsh Baptist Chapel, London W1, and the Cheshire Foundation.

His Honour Judge Francis Alfred Blennerhassett QC, of Hampton in Arden, West Midlands, a former circuit judge, left estate valued at pounds 253,506 net.

Mr George Cosmo Monkhouse, of Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, the motor-racing historian and photographer, left estate valued at pounds 259,419 net.

Mr Anthony John Sheridan Mayman, of Kenilworth, Warwickshire, the vintage-car racing driver, left estate valued at pounds 9,116,877 gross, nil net. He died intestate.

Mr Karl Felix Hermann Blaschko, of Oxford, a former Reader in Biochemical Pharmacology at Oxford University, left estate valued at pounds 303,711 net.

Lt-Gen Sir Edward Dacre Howard- Vyse, of Malton, North Yorkshire, former director of the Royal Artillery at the War Office and GOC-in-C Western Command, and a member of the British Olympic equestrian team in 1936, left estate valued at pounds 140,631 net.

Mr Richard Archibald, 7th Earl Fortescue, of Swinbrook, Oxon, Conservative Opposition Whip in the House of Lords 1978-79, left estate valued at pounds 1,019,846 net.

Mr Ronald Anthony Phoenix, of Branksome Park, Dorset, left estate valued at pounds 1,218,293 net.

Mr Eric Arthur Bicknell, of Bristol, left estate valued at pounds 1,928,413 net.

Mrs Phoebe Grahame-White, of Brighton, East Sussex, left estate valued at pounds 1,214,453 net. After personal bequests of some pounds 7,000, she left pounds 5,000 to the RAF Museum, Hendon; pounds 1,000 to the London Crematorium; and the residue equally between the RSPCA, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, RAF Benevolent Fund, Institute of Cancer Research and Home of Rest for Horses.

Mrs Phyllis Josephine Cross, of London SW7, left estate valued at pounds 1,381,577 net. After personal bequests of pounds 16,000, she left pounds 2,000 to Lurgashall Cricket Club, West Sussex; and the residue to the Gauntlett Trust of the Armourers' and Brasiers' Company.

Miss Marjorie Reid, of Marlow, Buckinghamshire, left estate valued at pounds 361,423 net. She left her entire estate to the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

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