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WILL OF COL. WILLIAM BLACKBURNE.…

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WILL OF COL. WILLIAM BLACKBURNE. Probate of the will has been granted in London, and personal estate amounting in value to X212,843 18s. 2d., has been left by Colonel William Blackburne, of Claremont House, Leamington, who died on the 7th June last, aged 87 years. The late Colonel Blackburne's will bears date February 16th, 1889, with codicils of the 10th June, 1890, and 23rd December, 1891. The executors are the Rev. Henry Ireland Blackburne, of the Vicarage, Crewe Green, Chester, hon. canon of Chester Cathedral; Admiral Francis Richard Black- burne, of Weald Manor, Bampton, Oxon, brother of the said Canon Blackburne; and Henry Field, of Leamington, solicitor. Colonel Blackburne left Claremont House, Leamington, and the adjoining land, and the furniture and effects in the house, and his house, Edin Villa, Leamington, to Canon Black- burne and he left Weald Manor, Bampton, and the land adjoining, and the furniture and effects in the house, to Admiral Blackburne. He bequeathed to Harriet Elizabeth Blackburne, sister of John Ireland Blackburne, of Hale Hall, Liverpool, £ 2,000; to his cousin, Ellinor Avena Stanhope, of Parsonstown, Meath, £ 1,000; to her sons, Charles Stanhope, Aubrey Stanhope and Russell Charles Stanhope, each £ 5,000; upon trusts for her daughter, Isabella Olive Fitzgerald and her children, £ 10,000; to Forester Grey Black- burne, brother of Canon Blackburne, 16,000; to Frances Elizabeth Blackburne, their sister, £ 6,000; to the testator's cousin, Avena Catherine Corbett, daughter of the Rev. Gilbert Rodhard Blackburne, 96,000; upon trusts for the children of Montague Black- burne, son of the said Gilbert Rodbard Black- burn, 94,000 upon trusts for Vera Anna Taylor and her children, 97,000; to Dorothea Annie Heywood Bright and Emily Antrobus and Margaret Everilda Moss, sisters of John Ireland Blackburne, each £1,000; to the children of the late Thomasine and Richard Cornwell Legh, each £ 1,000 to Julia, widow of the testator's cousin, Colonel Edmund Cornwell Legh, 92,000 to her daughter, Mary Lelb, £ 3,000; to the daughters of the late Harriet Taylor, sister of Richard Cornwell Legh (excepting the said Vera Anna Taylor), each £ 2,000; to the children of the late John Ireland Blackburne, of Chester, each 91,000; to the sons of the late Edwin Corbett, late Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Brazils, who were unmarried at the time of the testator's death, £1,000 each to the un- married daughters of the late Edwin Corbett, E2,000 each to Guy H. Corbett, Robert Edwin Corbett, Julian Corbett, Muriel Corbett, and Lilian Corbett, children of the late Henry Corbett, each £ 2,000; to Emma Legh, daughter of the testator's cousin, the late George Corn- well Legh, of High Legh, Cheshire, £ 1,000 to Lizzie Corbett, widow of the testator's cousin, Frank Corbett, £ 3,000; to the children of the said Frank and Lizzie Corbett, each £ 3,000; to the testator's old friend Captain Thomas Cochrane Inglis, of 6, Queen's-gate Gar- dens, son of the late Bishop of Nova Scotia, £ 1,000; to each of his servants, three months' wages to his servant Mary Hunter, £ 150; Mary Ann Howard, £ 75; George Palmer and Susan, his wife, JE50 each and Charles Lines, J6150. The late Colonel Blackburne's plate at Coutts' Bank is to be offered to his cousin John Ireland Blackburne at the price at which it may be valued for probate. He bequeaths to the Warneford Hospital, Leamington, £ 1,000; to the Midland Counties Home for Incurables, Leamington, £ 1,000; to the Knowle Idiot Asylum, Warwickshire, £ 1,000; and to the Kenilworth, Convalescent Home, X500. The testator left his residuary estate in equal shares to Canon Henry Ireland Blackburne and Admiral Francis Richard Blackburne, but, having given to the admiral 96,300 of London and North-Western Consolidated Four per Cent. Preference Stock of the present value of E8,000, the testator bequeathed to Canon Blackburne as his share of the residuary estate X8,000 more than the share of Admiral Blackburne.

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