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Miss Elizabeth Bleckley Clarke, of Cranbrook, Kent, Headmistress of Benenden School 1954-75, left estate valued at pounds 2,935,444 net. After personal bequests, she left pounds 1,000 each to the Parish of St Mary and St Bartholomew, Cranborne, Dorset, Haileybury and Imperial Service College, Hertford, Sutton Valence School, Cranbrook School and the Sue Ryder Foundation, pounds 500 each to the Parish of St Laurence and Hawkhurst Cottage Hospital; a Danish silver sugar bowl, together with her CVO insignia and Commander of the Star of Jordan to Benenden School; and the income from the residue of her estate to Benenden School Trust during the lives of two legatees and then to the trust absolutely.

Sir Richard Portway Dobson, of Richmond, Surrey, former chairman of BAT and British Leyland, left estate valued at pounds 1,082,425 net.