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Agnes's Will

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JUST before her signature at the end -
"and all my other property not otherwise disposed of to my nephew Donald Baden-Powell"
- and that includes the Kensal Green graves, where she now lies - and of which she is still [Febriuary 2021] the Registered owner.

In His Majesty's High Court of Jwstice
The Principal Probate Registry. at Llandudno


Agnes Baden-Powell

of 3 Redcliffe Street London SW10 Spinster

died on the 2nd day of June 194S

AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written the last Will and Testament as contained in paper writings marked "A" and "B" (a copy whereof is hereunto annexed) of the said deceased was proved and registered in the Principal Probate Registry of His Majesty's High Court of Justice and that Administration of all th« Estate which
by law devolves to and vests in the personal representative of the said deceased was granted by the aforesaid Court to
      Coutts and Company (in the Will
      calld Messrs Coutts Bankrs) of
      448 Strand London the sole 
      executor named in the said Will

And it is hereby certified that an Affidavit for Inland Revenue has been delivered wherein it is shewn that the grsts value of the said Estate in Great Britain (exclusive of what the said deceased may have been possessed of or entitled to as a Trustee
and not beneficially) amounts to £10865.7.7 and that the net value of the personal estate amounts to £10659.9.11  And it is further certified that it appears by a Receipt  signed by an Inland Revenue Officer on the said Affidavit that £642.7.6 on account of Estate Duty and Interest on such duty has been paid.

Dated the    25th dayof   October       1945

                       [signed]      H. Coats
                                Acting Registrar              

          Extracted by Reid Sharman & Co
                  36 Bedford Row  London  W C 1



Agnes Baden-Powell of 31 Redcliffe Street, S.W.10. in the County of London made this 22nd day of March one thousand nine hundred and forty one

and I hereby revoke all former Wills and Testamentary
Dispositions of my kind at any time heretofore made by me and I appoint Messrs. Goutts Bankers of 440 Strand and of 15, Lombard Street (hereinafter called my Executor) to be the Executors of this my Will.  

I GIVE AND BEQUEATH unto my Cousin Herbert Waringrton Smyth free of duty the Diamond locket and 2 earrings in a case presented by the Enperor of Austria
to Admiral Smyth our grandfather and if not living then to the eldest heir of Herbert Warington Smyth of Calmansac, Falmouth

and I bequeath to my Sister-in-law Lady Olave Baden-Powell my securities in the Globe Telegraph and in the Canadian Pacific Railway free of duty and failing her to her son Arthur Peter, or his heir,

and I bequeath to my niece Mrs. Estrella Bellairs
if living the sum of £500 free of duty and I bequeath to my niece Mrs. Eileen Pope the sum of £500 free of duty (address 136, Caixa, Lisbon,) and I give to the Girl Guides Association at 17 5 Buckingbam Palace Road the sum of £500 free of duty "LewisInvestment Fund Trust"

and I bequeath to my niece Mrs. Maud Moore my marquise diamorld ring and the sum of £500 free
of duty (Foreign and Colonials")

and I bequeath to my niece Mrs. Heather King or her heir any silver or plate in my plate chest or canvas covered boxes and my investments in the "Telphone and General" free of duty,

and I bequeath to my grandniece Cynthia Moore the sum of £500 ("Foreign and Colonial") free of duty and my Diamond Star brooch,

and I bequeath to my nephew W. Harvey Moore any furniture and books not otherwise disposed of,

and I give to my niece Mrs. Maud Moore, or failing her to her heir the few remaining years of the lease of my house at No.9 Hyde Park Gate London, S.W.
now let to Mr. Gibson Jarvie

and I wish my executor to give mementoes to my relatives on the enclosed list if they care




to have any small memento out of my jewellery, lace, ornaments  or furniture according to the judgment of my Executor

and 1 bequeath to my nephew Peter Lord Baden-Powell to keep on behalf of my grand nephew Michael my investment in "City of Sydney" free of duty,

and I give all my other interests and securities
at my Bankers Messrs. Coutts, 15, Lombard Street   and my Post Office Savings Bank Deposit, Reclaim of Income Taxes and Residue
and all my other property not otherwise disposed of to my nephew Donald Baden-Powell of Oxford absolutely or if not living then to his heir.


            [signed]       Agnes Baden-Powell.


Signed by the said      ) Witness Clara Sheedy
Agnes Baden-Powell      ) Address The Norfolk Hotel,
in the presence of      )          Harringtn Road
us both being present   )           S.W.7.
at the same time, who   )            
at her request and in   ) Witness Alice Jackson
her presence and in the ) Address 42 Biscay Boad
presence of each other  )           Hammersmith

have hereunto subscribed)               W.6.
our names as witnesses. )               



      and I wish to give to
      Godfrey Pope
      Mrs. "     Elien Pope
      Mrs. Estrella Bellairs
      Mr.  Karvey Moore
      Mrs. Maud Moore
      Lady Baden-Powell
      Mrs. Monier-Wi1liams
      Peter Baden-Powell
      Mrs. Betty Clay
      Donald Baden-Powell
      Muriel Mrs. D. Baden-Powell
      Robert Harold Baden-Powell
      to each of the above any small memento out of my jewelry, laces, ornaments or furniture according to the judgement of my Executor.


                        Agnes Baden-Powell

                  NAMED AGNES BADEN-POWELL deceased
                                        ACTING REGISTRAR



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