Wills

Robert Michael Oldfield, Lord Havers, of London SW10, the former Attorney General and Lord Chancellor, left net estate valued between pounds 70,000 and pounds 100,000.

Mr John Hanbury Angus Sparrow, of Iffley, Oxon, Warden of All Souls College, Oxford, 1952-77, left estate valued at pounds 1,688,137 net. He left his portrait in oils and other likenesses of Dr Samuel Parr to St John's College, Cambridge; his works by James Giles to Aberdeen Museum and Art Gallery; his works by William Etty to York City Art Gallery; his landscape painting by Derwent Lees to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery; his painting by Boudin and other paintings, drawings and other works of graphic art to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; his drawing by JP Neale of the Bridge at Blenheim, to the Oxfordshire County Museum, Woodstock; a number of bequests and half the residue to personal legatees; his published and unpublished works together with manuscripts and letters and all rights thereto and one-fourth of the residue to All Souls College, Oxford, to benefit the library; his literary manuscripts not otherwise bequeathed and one-twelfth of the residue to the Bodleian Library, Oxford; and one-twelfth of the residue each to New College, Oxford, and Winchester College, Hampshire, in each case to benefit their libraries.

Mr Harry Joel Joel, of Childwick Bury, St Albans, Hertfordshire, the racehorse-owner, breeder and member of the Jockey Club, left estate valued at pounds 41,318,848 net. He left any one of his race horses in training under National Hunt Rules to the Queen Mother, or should he not have any such horses up to pounds 75,000 to purchase a horse of Her choice; his picture of Lord Wilton on Mr A. Grosvenor's 'Tawbie' and all his racing trophies (which they hold) to the Jockey Club; his silver statuette of Sunstar to the Newmarket Racing Museum; pounds 60,000 to the Royal College of Surgeons of England; pounds 50,000 to the New West End Synagogue; pounds 25,000 to the Middlesex Hospital, London, for cancer research; pounds 20,000 to benefit the Church of St Mary, Childwick; pounds 100,000 each to the Jewish Welfare Board, the Witwatersrand Jewish Aged Home, Johannesburg, the Rendlesham Benevolent Fund, and the British Racing School, Newmarket; pounds 5,000 each to the Sea Cadet Corps, St Albans, the 15th/19th Hussars Regimental Association, Malvern College, RAF Benevolent Fund, Royal Marsden Hospital, London, for cancer research, Help the Aged, the Beresford Trust and the Bentinck Benevolent Fund, St Albans City Hospital, for the Staff and Patients Amenity Fund, the Injured Jockeys Fund, and the Kimberley Hospital, South Africa; pounds 2,500 to Harpenden Memorial Hospital, for the Staff and Patients Amenity Fund; pounds 1,000 to the St Albans No 1 Branch of the National Federation of Old Age Pensioners Associations; and the residue of his estate to the Childwick Trust, for charitable purposes.

Mrs Elizabeth Harris, of Bexhill, East Sussex, left estate valued at pounds 435,450 net. After personal bequests of pounds 34,000, she left pounds 1,000 to the League of Friends of Bexhill Hospital, and the residue equally between Barnardo's and the Bexhill Caring Community.

Mr James Todd, of Ipswich, Suffolk, left estate valued at pounds 186,020 net. He left his entire estate including the copyright of his book Heal Thyself to the Crown, to be applied in the reduction of the National Debt.

Lillian Kathleen, Lady Cohen, of Liss, Hampshire, left estate valued at pounds 197,098 net. After personal bequests of pounds 11,000, she left the residue to the National Trust.

Mrs Beryl Clark, of Maidstone, Kent, left estate valued at pounds 1,027,327 net.

Mrs Goldie Gertrude Behr, of London NW8, left estate valued at pounds 1,152,800 net.

Nancy, Lady Rootes, of Hothfield, Kent, left estate valued at pounds 1,181,304 net.

Mr William Gerald Moyers, of London SW7, left estate valued at pounds 2,009,309 net.

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