The will (dated Nov. 16, 1880) of Miss Octavia Hibbert, late of St. Margaret's, Dorking, who died on May 31 last, was proved on June 28 by Major Francis Tower, the nephew, Edmund William Hamilton, and Henry Rycroft Giffard, the executors, the value of the personal estate amounting to over £35,000. The testatrix bequeaths £4000 upon trust for her great-nephew, Robert W. H. M. Palk; £4000 between her nieces, Mary and Henrietta Tower; and legacies to other relatives, executors, and servants. The residue of her property she gives to her nephew, the Rev. Charles Tower.
Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2257—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, August 5, 1882, p.150