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Sir Torquhil Alexander Matheson of Matheson, sixth Baronet, of Frome, Somerset, Chief of the Clan Matheson, one of Her Majesty's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, Clerk of the Cheque and Adjutant, left estate valued at pounds 499,525 net. He left pounds 1,000 each to the Parochial Church Council of St George's Church, Beckington, and the Kirk Session of the Parish Church of Lochalsh, Kirkton.

Admiral Sir Charles Thomas Mark Pizey, of Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, left estate valued at pounds 127,078 net. He left pounds 1,000 each to St Andrew's Church, Burnham-on-Sea, and St Christopher's School, Burnham-on-Sea.

The Right Rev David Brownfield Porter, of Brockhampton, Gloucestershire, Suffragan Bishop of Aston, Birmingham 1962-72, left estate valued at pounds 139,553 net.

Mr Alec Stewart Horsley, of Hessle, North Humberside, founder and life president, Northern Foods, left estate valued at pounds 521,911 net.

Mr John Murray Todd, of Shepton Mallet, Somerset, the publisher, co- founder of Darton, Longman and Todd, left estate valued at pounds 415,432 net.

Mr Brian Arnold Roper, of Burnham- on-Crouch, Essex, consultant orthopaedic surgeon to the Royal London Hospital, left estate valued at pounds 531,636 net.

Mr Michael Hugh Winterborn, of Harborne, Birmingham, consultant paediatric nephrologist to East Birmingham Hospital and Birmingham Children's Hospital, left estate valued at pounds 194,107 net.

Mrs Angela Madeleine Gibson, of Newmarket, Suffolk, left estate valued at pounds 11,272,613 net.

Mrs Nora Kathleen Chichester- Miles, of Horning, Norfolk, left estate valued at pounds 6,648,972 net.

Mr Abraham Lewis Cohen, of London W1, left estate valued at pounds 1,772,775 net.

Mrs Ethne Ida Morris, of London SW3, left estate valued at pounds 1,728,093 net.

Mr Andrew George Rork, of London NW3, left estate valued at pounds 1,225,788 net.

Mr Leonard Cooper Tilley, of Birmingham, left estate valued at pounds 1,071,852 net.

Mr Wilfred Tom Yeates, of Clevedon, Avon, left estate valued at pounds 1,342,437 net.

Mr Philip Carrington Bowles, of Coulsdon, Surrey, left estate valued at pounds 2,191,947 net.

Mrs Elizabeth Gertrude Burt, of Wymeswold, Leicestershire, left estate valued at pounds 1,051,865 net.

Kathleen Mary Clarabut, of Stoney Cross, Hampshire, left estate valued at pounds 1,216,169 net.

Mrs Fanny Violet Mary Eveson, of Froome, Staffordshire, left estate valued at pounds 49,069,977 net. After personal bequests of pounds 260,000, her home and effects, she left pounds 250,000 for children's charities; pounds 50,000 to the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association; pounds 25,000 to the Salvation Army; pounds 10,000 to St Michael's (Freda Pearce) Hospice, Bartestree; pounds 5,000 each to the RNLI and to Bishops Frome Church; and the residue of her estate to form 'The Eveson Charitable Trust' for charitable purposes relating to the support or relief of the physically handicapped, the blind and the deaf, the mentally handicapped, the elderly and the homeless.

Mr Arthur Griffiths Swann, of Park Broom, Carlisle, left estate valued at pounds 257,757 net. He left his entire estate to the National Trust, for the purchase or maintenance of the English coastline under the Enterprise Neptune or any subsequent scheme.

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