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Sir John Howard Peck, of Dalkey, Co Dublin, ambassador to the Republic of Ireland 1970-73 and wartime assistant private secretary to Winston Churchill, left estate valued at pounds 6,872 net.

Mr David MacGregor Rogers, of Blewbury, Oxfordshire, former head of the Special Collections at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, left estate valued at pounds 564,801 net.

Mr William John Phillips, of Oswestry, Salop, the actor, left estate valued at pounds 143,822 net.