Laura Margaret, Lady MacDougall, of London SW1, the economist, fellow and tutor at Somerville College, Oxford, 1949-75, left estate valued at pounds 720,698 net.
Mr Louis Heren, of London NW3, a former deputy editor of the Times, left estate valued at pounds 538,516 net.
Sir John Stanier Waller Bt, of the Isle of Wight, the author, poet and journalist, left estate valued at pounds 71,831 net.
Florence Evelyn Mary Masters, of Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, left estate valued at pounds 224,986 net. She left her entire estate to the National Trust.