The holograph will, as contained in three papers (dated, respectively, July 30, 1873; May 19, 1878 ; and Jan. 24, 1882), of Miss Margaret Trotter, late of 9A, Upper Brook-street, Grosvenor-square, and of the Chateau La Rocheville Pecq, near Versailles, who died on April 20 last, was proved on the 9th ult. by John Coutts Antrobus, the nephew, and William Trotter, the acting executors, the value of the personal estate in England amounting to over £110,000. The testatrix leaves £30,000 to her said nephew for life, and then to his son Crawfurd; £5000 railway stock to her niece Louis Charteres; £10,000 and £6000 railway stock to her niece Augusta Noel; her house in Upper Brook-street, with the contents and £5000, to Miss Elizabeth Stephenson; £3300 Midland Railway stock to the London Homeopathic Hospital; and other legacies. The testatrix states that, leaving made a vow to leave her immovable property, La Rocheville, for some charitable object, she names for this purpose the Civil Hospital of Saint Germain-en-Laye, subject to the gift there-out of several small pieces of land to her gardener, Robert, and of a few pecuniary legacies. Her said nephew, John Coutts Antrobus, is appointed residuary legatee.
Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2254—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 15, 1882, p.74