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Wills and Bequests: Hopkinson

The will (dated May 1, 1869), with a codicil (dated May 5 following), of Mr. Charles Hopkinson, late of No. 3, Regent-street, and of No. 74, Eccleston-square, who died on March 11 last, was proved on the 12th last, was proved by Charles Caesar Hopkinson, George Henry Hopkinson, and Amelius Arthur Hopkinson, the sons, the executors, the personal estate amounting to over 81,000. The testator gives some special legacies to his wife and his three sons, and leaves to his wife the use of his furniture, plate, pictures, and effects, for life, with an annunity of 1200 until a sum of 25,000 can be set aside, when she is to receive instead the interest and dividends thereon; and 5000 to each of his daughters other than Mrs. Emma Blanche Turner, on whom he has already settled that sum; and he appoints his three sons residuary legatees.

Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2256—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 29, 1882, p.128