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Probate of will (dated 28 December 1852) of William Hiron, Chipping Campden, surgeon. To nephew Nathaniel William Hiron, son of Samuel, principal and accumulated interest on £100 at age 21. To wife Mary: wines, liquors, stores and provisions; life interest in house and furniture in Chipping Campden. then chattels to be treated as residue of testator's estate and house and all other real estate to trustees: Rev. George Drinkwater Bourne, Weston Subedge; Nathan Izod, Chipping Campden, gent., and Charles William Morris, C.C., surgeon, IN TRUST for eldest son Henry or if dies under 21, to second, third, etc. sons in like manner. If no son survives to 21 then equally between daughters. If no child reaches 21 then to sell and invest for benefit of wife during widowhood and then for testator's brothers John Franklin, Samuel and Henry and sister Henrietta Bartlett, wife of Edwin. Residuary estate to be sold and invested: half interest to wife for life and then all children equally at 21 or marriage with remainder to testator's brothers and sister. Other half for education and maintenance of children. Trustees are executors. Witnesses: J P Pearson, curate of Blockley John Kettle, Campden Proved in Prerogative Court of Canterbury