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Sir Robert Michael Conal McNair- Wilson, of Bucklebury, Berkshire, Conservative MP for Walthamstow East 1969-74 and for Newbury 1974-92, left estate valued at pounds 148,480 net.

Lt-Gen Sir Edward Ian Claud Jacob, of Woodbridge, Suffolk, director-general of the BBC 1952-60, left estate valued at pounds 269,027 net. He left pounds 1,000 each to St Mary's Church, Woodbridge, and the British Red Cross Society, Woodbridge Division; and pounds 250 to the Army Benevolent Fund.

Sir Peter Christopher Allen, of Battle, East Sussex, chairman of ICI 1968- 71, left estate valued at pounds 765,179 net.

Sir Robin McAlpine, of London WC1, chairman of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons, the building and civil engineering contractors, 1966-77, left estate valued at pounds 17,231,908 net.

Mr Eric Vincent Reynolds, of St Albans, Headmaster of Stowe School 1949-58, left estate valued at pounds 432,435 net. He left pounds 30,000 to the Roxburgh Trust of Stowe School; pounds 25,000 to St Peter's Church, St Albans; pounds 20,000 each to the Haileybury Society of Haileybury College, Hertford, the Rugbeian Trust of Rugby School, Warwickshire, Oxfam, the Marie Curie Memorial Foundation, Children's Society, Shelter and Help the Aged; pounds 10,000 each to the British Heart Foundation and the National Trust; and pounds 5,000 each to the World Wildlife Fund and Unicef.

Mrs Eleanor Mary Watt, of London W11, left estate valued at pounds 1,419,821 net.

Mr Robert Wynn, of Bolton, Greater Manchester, left estate valued at pounds 1,753,157 net.

Mrs Cecile Korner, of London SW7, left estate valued at pounds 1,588,448 net.

Miss Rosemary Newbald, of Bembridge, Isle of Wight, left estate valued at pounds 1,550,224 net. She left pounds 30,000 and two-thirds of the residue in personal bequests; and one-eighth of the residue each to the Salvation Army and Save the Children.

Ms Gladys Carmichael, of Bournemouth, Dorset, left estate valued at pounds 950,053 net. She left pounds 50,000 to the Home of Rest for Horses, Aylesbury; pounds 20,000 each to the RAF Benevolent Fund, Guide Dogs for the Blind Association and Royal Navy Benevolent Fund; pounds 10,000 to Arthritis Care; and the remainder of her estate to the Salvation Army.