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-::.. WILLS AND BEQUESTS.

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WILLS AND BEQUESTS. (From. the Illustrated hondon JSews.") The will and codicil (dated November 23, 1874, and January,24, 1877) of Mrs. Margaret Collins Lambert, of Wood House. Finchley, widow of Mr. William Lambert, who died on November 7 last, were proved on November 24 last by the Rev. Edwin Castle and Michael Castle (two of her nephews) and Thomas Hakewill, the personalty being sworn under £ 100,000. The testatrix bas bequeatbed. among other legacies, to each of the four children ef her brother, William Jennings, and to her nephew, Thomas Guppy, £ 2000; to her niece, Mrs. Holme, JB3000; to the Monmouth Hospital, 500; to the churchwardens of St. Mary's Church,Monmoath,inaidof itamaintenance,.65CO free of duty to the vicar and churchwardens of the same church, £ 300,also free of duty, the income to beapplied for tho relief of the poor of Wye Bridge, Monmouth; to her sister, Mary Ann Jennings, and her son, Thomas, eighty Hampstead Aqueduct shares; to her niece, Margaret Angst, and her children, eighty other like shares; to her sister, Mrs. Rees, and her daughter, £20,000 Reduced Annuities to other persons a life interest in various sums of stock, amounting to over £ 10,000; and a life annuity of X40 to an outdoor servant, besides legacies to indoor servants. All her real estate and her residuary personal estate, includ- ing such as under any power or otherwise the testa- trix was enabled to dispose of, she has given equally between the children of her late sister, Caroline Collins Castle. The will and nine codicils (dated respectively Dec. 15. 1868, October 20, 1870, April 19 and October 16, 1875, March 30, April 10 and 28, and May 24, 1876, and May 31, 1877) of MlI. Robert Alexander Gray, J.P., late of The Terrace, Camberwell, who died on the 10th ult., were proved on the 8th inst. by John Melhuish, Thomas Edward Layton, Thomas Hutch- inson, and David Maurice Serjeant, M.D., the executors, the personal estate being sworn under £ 60,000. The .testator bequeaths £ 600 to the minister and churchwardens of the parish of Camberwell, upon trust, to apply the income in the purchase of warm clothing for the poor of the said parish not receiving parochial relief; S300 to the incumbent and churchwardens of Cam. den Chapel, Camberwell, the income to be paid to a person exceeding 70 years of age nominated by the Peckham Pension Society; X200 to the London Orphan Asylum, Watford £ 100 each to the Marine Society, the Seamen's Hospital, the Idiot Asylum, Earlswood, the Adult Orphan Society, Regent's-park, tho Infant Orphan Asylum, Wanstead, the Green Coat School, Camberwell, the Camden Ohapel School, Camberwell, and the Lancashire School, Peckham; and such an amount is to be in- vested as will produce thirty guineas per annum, and this sum is to be applied yearly by the master of Camberwell Workhouse for the increased comfort of the inmates. There are several legacies and annuities to servants and others; testator's daughter and daughter in-law each take annuities of X800 to testator's grandson, Robert Alexander Gray, is given certain freehold houses. The residue of his property is left upon trust for accumulation and subsequently for the children of his said daughter and his deceased son. The will (dated August 31,1877) of Miss Elizabeth Burton, late of Stamford-hill, who died on October 11 last, was proved on the 12th inst. by Thomas Burton, the brother, Miss Agnes Burton, the sister, and John Richard Tindall, the executors, the per- sonal estate being sworn under £ 60,000. Among other legacies, the testatrix bequeaths to the Seamen's Orphan Asylum £ 200; and to the Grammar School, Cliffe, Yorkshire, £200, the income to be applied in augmentation of the salary ef the maater of the said school. The rest of her property she distributes among the members of her family. The will and three codicils (dated December 19, 1868, June 5, 1869, March 22, 1871, and July 15, 1876) of Mrs. Louisa Doxat, late of Putney-heath, who died on the 24th ult., were proved on the 15th inst. by Edmund Theodore Doxat, the executor, the per- sonal estate being sworn under £ 45,000. The testatrix bequeaths to the Putney National School, £100; to the Roehampton National School, £ 50 and some other legacies. The remainder of her property is divided into eleven parts, and given to certain of her re- latives. The will and codicil (dated July 25, 1873, and October 14,1875) of Mr. George Cobb, late of Bright- helmstone, Sussex, who died on the 29th ult., were prove' on the 29th inst. by Ed ward Madge Hore and Joseph Cobb, the nephew, the executors, the personal estate being sworn under ,£30,000. Subject to some legacies, the testator leaves all his freehold, leasehold, and personal estate to his said nephew. The will and two codicils (dated Dec. 28,1859, Nov. 3,1873, and Feb. 16,1876) of Mr. Henry Thomas Curtis, late of Burfield-lodge, Old Windsor, Berks, who died on the 10th ult., were proved on the 5th inst. by Mrs Emily Curtis, the widow, Frederick Thomas Curtis, the son, and Edwin Bedford, the nephew, the exe- cutors, the personal estate being sworn under £ 25,000. The testator gives S3000 to his said son, and a few other legacies; the residue of his estate he gives to his wife. The will and two codicils (dated November 22, 1865), Jane 21, 1869, and January 7, 1873) of General George Twemlow, of the Royal Bengal Ar- tillery, who died at Guildford on October 2 last, were proved on the 8th inst., by Dodsworth Haydon, the acting executor, the personal estate being sworn under £1000. The will with three codicils (dated September 14, 1871, May 13 and November 11,1872, and August 4, 1875, of Mr. James Scott, formerly of No. 5. Here- ford-street, Park lane, and late of The Hollies, Oalverley-park, Tunbridge Wells, who died on No- vember 22 last, was proved on the 27th ult., by Theodore Howard, the executor, the personal estate being sworn under .£6000. (From the City Press.") The will of Mr. Thomas Emberson, late of 31, Fore-street, Oripplegate, and of 16, Lyndhurst-road, Peckham, who died on the 18th ult., was proved on the 15th inst. by Mrs. J. H. Emberson, the widow, the sole executrix, to whom he gives all his freehold and personal estate. The personalty is sworn under £1530. The will of Mr. Arthur Ellis Fawdington, late of 8, Furnival's-inn, solicitor, who died on the 30th ult., was proved on the 17th inst. by Mr. Henry Tyrrell, the sole executor, the personal estate being sworn under SM. Subject to some bequests, the testator bequeaths his property to his mother, Mrs. Leaf. The will of Mr. Henry Whitehead Knight, late of 56, King William-street, and of Garratt House, Garrat-lane, Wandsworth, who died on the 17th ult., was proved on the 6th inst. by Mr. Anselm Odling and Mr. E. W. Momutford,, the executors, the personal estate being sworn under £6000. There are complimentary bequests to his executors, and the re- maining provisions of the will are in favour of his wife, his son, Mr. Henry Norton Knight, and his granddaughter, Miss Ethel Phoebe Knight. The will of Mr. Thomas Hamilton, formerly of Paternoster-row, and late of Clapham-common, who died on the 27th ult., was proved on the 10th inst. by Mr. Joseph Johnson Miles, the acting executor, a power being reserved to Mr. T. B. Hamilton, the grandson of the deceased, the other executor named, to prove hereafter. The personal estate is sworn under £ 30,000. The testator leaves to his grandson, the said Mr. Thomas Bramston Hamilton, some house property and £ 6000; upon the trusts of the msrriage settlement of his granddaughter Mrs. Kirby, £ 6000; and among the ether legacies maT be mentioned, X100 each to the London Missionary Society, the Church Missionary Society, the Free Church of Scotland's Home Missions, the London City Mission, the trustees of the Evangelical Maga- zine, and the Booksellers' Provident Institution; and X50 to the Clapham Good Samaritans' Society, and the Clapham Pension Society. The residue of his estate both real and personal he leaves between his said grandson and his old and ever-dear friend Mr. Miles.

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I FOREIGN AND COLONIAL.

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