RECORD: Anon. [The will of Erasmus Alvey Darwin]. The Times (7 October): 4.

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by John van Wyhe 4.2007. RN1

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WILLS and BEQUESTS.—The will, dated June 9, 1880, of Mr. Erasmus Alvey Darwin, late of 6, Queen Anne-street, Cavendish-square, who died on August 26 last was proved on the 21st ult. by William Erasmus Darwin and George Howard Darwin, the nephews, the executors, the value of the personal estate exceeding £157,000. The testator leaves all his real estate and his residence, with the household furniture and effects, to his brother, Charles Robert Darwin; £100 to each of his executors; and one year's wages to each of his servants who have been 12 months in his service at his death. As to the residue of the personalty, he bequeaths three-sixths to his said brother; one-sixth to the children of his late sister, Mrs. Marianne Parker; one-sixth to his sister, Mrs. Caroline Sarah Wedgwood; and one-sixth to his cousin, Hensleigh Wedgwood.

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