Wills

Diana Josceline Barbara Neave, Baroness Airey of Abingdon, of Shipton under Wychwood, Oxon, created a life baroness in 1979 after the assassination of her husband, Airey Neave, Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, left estate valued at pounds 487,827 net.

The Rev Robert George Wickham, of Exton, Hants, Headmaster of Twyford School, Winchester, left estate valued at pounds 355,948 net.

Mrs Sonia Charlwood Holland, of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, the naturalist and author, left estate valued at pounds 177,893 net.

Mr Vernon Eversfield Morgan, of Midhurst, West Sussex, sports editor at Reuters 1933-68, left estate valued at pounds 145,343 net.

Cicely Gwladys, Lady Hendy, of Great Haseley, Oxfordshire, left estate valued at pounds 1,108,899 net. She left two Henry Moore maquettes to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, and other Moore sculptures to the Leeds Art Gallery.

Gertrude, Lady Schon, of London NW8, left estate valued at pounds 2,584,199 net.

Mr Peter Bernard Mitchell, of Surbiton, Surrey, left estate valued at pounds 1,472,989 net.

Mr Stephen Geoffrey Thaine, of St Albans, Hertfordshire, left estate valued at pounds 1,483,866 net.

Mr Cyril Frederick Walters, of Neath, West Glamorgan, left estate valued at pounds 1,313,945 net.

Mr Lemuel Winsland Brooks, of Cheam, Surrey, left estate valued at pounds 1,903,495 net.

Mrs Selma Coupe, of Bockleton, Worcestershire, left estate valued at pounds 3,566,569 net. She left 40 per cent of the sale proceeds of her house to the National Trust, 20 per cent to the RNLI, 4 per cent each to the RNIB, RNID, British Red Cross, Friends of the Children of Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund, 2 per cent each to the Salvation Army, National Council of YMCAs and the YWCA, and the remaining 14 per cent for other charitable purposes. She left pounds 5,000 each to Saddleworth Museum, Greater Manchester, the NSPCC, Children's Society and National Trust, pounds 2,500 to St Michael's Church, Bockleton, and pounds 1,000 to Bockleton Parish Hall.

Mr Charles Furst, of London NW9, left estate valued at pounds 292,378 net. He left his entire estate to the JNF Charitable Trust, with the request that gifts be made to the Jewish Institute for the Blind, Jerusalem, the Israel Cancer Association, and Magen David Adom, Tel Aviv.

Miss Evelyn Mary Roadnight Roper, of Padbury, Buckinghamshire, left estate valued at pounds 884,403 net. After personal bequests of pounds 197,000, she left the residue to the Imperial Cancer Research Fund.

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