Illustrated London News (01/Jul/1893) - Wills and Bequests: Mr. James Wrigley

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Wills and Bequests

The will (dated July 22, 1876), with two codicils (dated Dec. 31, 1884, and Feb. 26, 1886), of Mr. James Wrigley, late of Field House, Netherton, near Huddersfield, who died on April 12, was proved on June 13 by James Albert Wrigley, the son, and William Wrigley, the nephew, the executors, the value of the personal estate amounting to over £30,000. The testator gives his freehold residence and other freehold and leasehold property to his son James Albert, conditionally upon his paying £1,000 to the eldest son, and £1,500 among the other children of his (testator's) late son George Edward; and a complimentary legacy to his executor, Mr. W. Wrigley. The residue of his property he leaves, upon trust, for his children.