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Testament of Ella Balleine née Benest, Montrose, Samares, Clement. Dated 6 December 1939. Includes a separate booklet detailing specific bequests to people of furniture, silver and jewellery. Remainder of jewellery to the Poor Clergy Relief Corporation and the Church of England Waifs & Strays Society in equal shares. Bequeaths to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, Westminster £500; to the Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge £500; to the Church Army for the Fresh Air Holiday Fund, London £500; to the Clergy Orphans Association £500; to the Church of England Incorporated Society for providing homes for waifs and strays, London, £250; to the Poor Clergy Relief Corporation, London, £500; to the Clergy Widow's Fund Westminster £1000; to the Royal Cancer Free Hospital, London £250; to the Hostel of St Luke, Clergy Nursing Home £250; to The Jersey Blind Society £100; to Brig-y-Don £100; to the Home for Infirm & Aged Women £100; to St Dunstan's Home for Blinded Sailors, Soldiers & Airmen £200; to The Royal Westminster Opthalmic Hospital £250; to Dr Barnardos Homes £250; to the Ex- Service Welfare Society, London £250; to The National Society for the Blind £250; to the Constable, Rector and Churchwardens of St Clement £300 to place a stained window in the Parish Church in memory of her husband and £200 for the upkeep of her burial plot and for the benefit of the poor of the parish. Residue of personal estate: 1/3 to the Church Army; 1/3 to the Poor Clergy Relief Fund; 1/6 to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1/18 to the Church of England Incorporated Society for providing homes for waifs and strays, 1 /18 to St Dunstans and 1/18 to the Ex-Welfare Society.
April 6th 1940 - April 6th 1940
Society for the Propagation of the Gospel
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Closed for preservation - please consult digital copy