The will (dated March 1, 1876), with three codicils (dated April 4 and 6, 1878, and June 4, 1879), of Mrs. Esther Herschell, late of No. 28, Westbourne-terrace, who died on April 6 last, at Brighton, was proved on June 23 by Sir Farrer Herschell, Q.C., M.P., the stepson, the sole executor, the value of the personal estate being over £18,000. The testatrix bequeaths £100 each to the Stockwell Orphanage, the London Missionary Society, the British and Foreign Bible Society, and the Religious Tract Society; and legacies to her brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, relatives of her late husband, servants, and others. The residue of her property, real and personal, she gives to the said Sir Farrer Herschell.
Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2257—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, August 5, 1882, p.150