The will (dated March 14, 1868) of Mr. James Boyd, formerly of Breezers-hill, St. George's-street, sugar refiner, but late of Aviary-hill, Eltham, Kent, who died on May 23 last, was proved on the 20th ult. by Charles Coles and James Nairne Scott, the acting executors, the value of the personal estate amounting to over £67,000. The testator bequeaths to his wife, Mrs. Anna Maria Boyd, £1000, and the use for lile of his household furniture and effects at Aviary-hill; to his executors £150 each, and to Robert Philipson Burrow £100. The residue of his real and personal estate is to be held upon trust to pay the income to his wife for life, or until her marriage again, she maintaining, educating, and bringing up sons until twenty-one, and daughters until that age or marriage; and then as to the capital for his children, each son's share to be £5000 more than each daughter's share.
Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2258—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, August 12, 1882, p.184