Wills

Miss Vera Fretter, of Purley on Thames, Berkshire, the zoologist, former Reader in Zoology at Reading University, left estate valued at pounds 503,944 net. She left pounds 200,000 to the Royal Society of London, for use in marine biological research, pounds 500 to the World Wildlife Fund, and her household chattels to the National Trust.

John Francis, ninth Baron Rodney, of London W8, former delegate to the Council of Europe and the Western European Union, and chairman of the Standing Conference on Drug Abuse and of FAIR, left estate valued at pounds 436,130 net.

Mr Rowland Shand Kydd, of London W2, left estate valued at pounds 3,095,288 net. He left pounds 10,000 to the Malvernian Society.

Mr James Walter Robertson, of Beckenham, Kent, left estate valued at pounds 1,170,950 net.

Mrs Anne Aitken, of Earls Colne, Essex, left estate valued at pounds 1,224,418 net.

Lt-Cdr Sir Frank Philip Bryan Sanderson, of Haywards Heath, West Sussex, left estate valued at pounds 1,943,527 net.

Mr Horace David Foster, of Barton-upon-Humber, South Humberside, left estate valued at pounds 1,041,942 net.

Mrs Anne Bessie Clay, of Haywards Heath, West Sussex, left estate valued at pounds 1,153,228 net.

Miss Nanette Capstick, of Mirfield, West Yorkshire, left estate valued at pounds 883,722 net. After personal bequests of pounds 8,250, she left pounds 500 to the Midland Bank Pensioners Association Benevolent Fund, and the residue equally between the Wakefield Grammar School Foundation, Yorkshire Cancer Research Campaign, the Dean and Chapter of York (for the Fabric Fund), the RNLI, King George's Fund for Sailors, the RAF Benevolent Fund, St Dunstan's, National Trust, Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, Arthritis and Rheumatism Council, British Heart Foundation, Missions to Seamen, Outward Bound Trust, and such charity for the treatment of and/or research into epilepsy as her Trustees may choose.

Mr Leonard Edward Rush, of King's Lynn, Norfolk, manager and custodian of the Royal Racing Pigeons 1962-83, left estate valued at pounds 106,858 net. After personal bequests of pounds 4,000, he left pounds 2,000 each to the London Road Methodist Chapel, King's Lynn, and the North Lynn Methodist Church; his property and ship's clock to South Wootton Methodist Chapel; another property to the King Lynn Charity Trustees; his football photographs to King's Lynn Museum; and the residue equally between the Cancer Research Campaign; National Children Home, RNIB and St Raphael Club, King's Lynn.

Miss Barbara Mary Wilmot, of Washington, West Sussex, left estate valued at pounds 1,626,644 net. After personal bequests she left pounds 2,000 each to the Cancer Research Campaign, National Trust, Multiple Sclerosis Society, World Wildlife Fund, RSPB, the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, Woodland Trust, and the Cat Survival Trust, Welwyn, Hertfordshire; and the residue for research into diseases of the human eye.

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