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Johnston: Wills and Bequests.

(The Illustrated London News, Jan. 31, 1885)

Thomas Edward Johnston, London

The Will (dated May 30, 1879), with a codicil (dated Dec. 11 following), of Mr. Thomas Edward Johnston, late of No. 20a, St. James's place, who died on Nov. 13 last, was proved on the 20th ult. by Major-General John Hall Smyth, R.A., C.B., James Alexander Strachan, and Alfred Trevor Crispin, the executors, the value of the personal estate amounting upwards of £251,000. The testator leaves numerous legacies to nephews, nieces, and other relatives, executors and others; and the residue of his real and personal estate to his niece Emily Johnston, and his nephew, the Rev. Charles Johnston, in equal shares.