Probate of will (copy) of Starling Benson of Fairy Hill (FAIRYHILL), near Swansea, county of Glamorgan, esquire, who died on 16 Jan. 1879 at aforementioned place, 2 Jan. 1879; proved 10 Mar. 1879; Bequests to Alice Elizabeth Frazier Benson, niece; Mary Florence Benson, niece; Margaret Elizabeth Benson, niece; Charlotte Leonora Benson, niece; Henry Wightman Benson, nephew; Richard Erle Benson, nephew; Florance John Benson, nephew; William Henry Bishop, godson; Edward Florance Hobling, godson; Henry Roxby Benson, lieutenant general in Her Majesty's Army, brother (executor and trustee); William Denman Benson of Temple, London, barrister at law, brother (executor and trustee); Starling Meux Benson, captain in Her Majesty's 17th Regiment of Lancers (trust); Elizabeth Hannah Benson, wife of Starling Meux Benson (trust) Richard Arthur Starling Benson, son of Starling Meux Benson (trust); £2,000 (nominal value) of Midland Railway £5 per cent perpetual preference stock; £3,000 (nominal value) of same stock; £500; £500; £4,400 stock of Great Western Railway; £200 stock of same railway (Vale of Neath £5 per cent preference) and £400 stock of Dublin, Wicklow and Waterford Railway; freehold messuages, tenements, lands and hereditaments in higher division of parish of Llanrhidian, county of Glamorgan

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      GB 216 D/D SB 12/81
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      10 Mar. 1879
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