Transcription of the Will of Sir Robert Peel

TNA Ref:prob/11/2118 
Dated:…8th March 1842
Transcribed by Sylvia J. Dibbs March 2009 and April 2009

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I The Right Honorable Sir Robert Peel of Drayton Manor in the County of Stafford Baronet one of Her Majestys Most Honorable Privy Council and Lord Chief Commissioner of Her Majestys Treasury hereby revoke all my former wills codicils and other Testamentary dispositions and declare this to be my last will and testament……….as I have issue by my wife Dame Julia Peel five sons (namely) Robert Peel my eldest son, Frederick Peel my second son, William Peel my third son, John Floyd Peel my fourth son and Arthur Wollesley Peel my fifth son and two daughters namely Julia the wife of The Right Honorable George Augustus Frederick Villiers commonly called Viscount Villiers my eldest daughter and Eliza Peel my second daughter and no other issue And whereas I have already provided for my said eldest daughter on the occasion of her marriage with the said George Augustus Frederick Viscount Villiers Now I appoint my said wife during her life and after her decease my Brother Jonathan Peel and my friends The Right Honorable Henry Goulburn of Batchworth in the County of Surrey Chancellor of her Majestys Exchequer and the Right Honorable Henry Hobhouse of Duke Street in the City of Westminster and the survivors and survivor of them Guardians


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and Guardian of the persons and estates of my infant children during their respective minorities And I request that they may continue whilst minors to reside with my said wife if living And I appoint the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse executors of this my will And I trust and bequeath all the Property Real and Personal of which I shall be Trustee or Mortgagee at the time of my decease unto and to the use of the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse their heirs administrators and assigns respectively upon trust to hold or dispose of the said trust property in the manner in which the same ought to be held or disposed of pursuant to the trusts thereof and upon payment of the money secured on mortgage to convey or assign the property in mortgage to the person or persons entitled thereto for the time being And I bequeath to each of the said Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse who shall act in the execution of this my will the sum of one thousand pounds And I bequeath to my said wife the sum of three thousand pounds to be paid to her immediately after my decease And I also bequeath to my said wife absolutely all her jewels and other ornaments of her person I express no particular wish as to the ultimate disposal by my wife of these jewels or ornaments after her death having entire confidence in her disposition to make that arrangement with respect to them which shall be most consistent with justice to our family And I declare that it is not my intention hereby to create any trust whatsoever of the said jewels or ornaments And I also bequeath to my said wife absolutely such of my coaches carriages carriage and saddle horses and harnesses as she may select and also so much of my plate linen and china glass wines and other liquors and household stores in or about my residence in Priory Gardens Whitehall in the County of Middlesex at the time of my decease as she shall select And I bequeath my leasehold messuage and hereditaments in the Priory Gardens aforesaid wherein I now reside with the coach houses stables yards gardens and appurtenances thereto belonging unto the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse their executors administrators and assigns upon Trust with and out of the rents and profits thereof to pay the rents and observe and perform the covenants and agreements respectively reserved and contained by and in the lease or leases under which I hold the said messuage and premises and to indemnify themselves from and against the same And subject thereunto upon Trust to permit my said wife with her Servants and Family to occupy the same rent free during such time as she shall incline so to do but in the event of her ceasing to occupy the said messuage and premises then and thenceforth during the life of my said wife to let the same at a fair rent without fine or premium to my said eldest son Robert Peel as tenant from year to year or other wise at the discretion of the said Trustees or the survivor or survivors of them or their or his executors administrators or assigns But if he should decline to become tenant thereof then to any other person or persons as tenant or tenants from year to year or other wise at the discretion of the said Trustees or Trustee for the time being and to pay the rent of the said messuage and premises whether received from my said son or from any other person or persons to my said wife during her life And after the decease of my said wife the said messuage and premises shall remain and be in trust for my said son Robert Peel absolutely provided always and I hereby direct that during such time as my said wife shall occupy the same the rent and all rates and taxes in respect of the said messuage and premises shall be paid and the expense of keeping same in good and tenantable repair and adequately insured against fire shall be defrayed by the said Trust or Trustee for the time being out of my Residuary personal Estate hereinafter


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bequeathed anything herein before contained to the contrary thereof in anywise notwithstanding provided always and I hereby direct during such time or respective times as any of my children who shall for the time being be under the age of twenty one years shall be resident with my said wife the said Trustees or trustee shall raise out of my said residuary personal Estate such sum or sums as shall from time to time be necessary for providing keeping up and restoring the furniture of my said leasehold messuage And I also bequeath all the pictures books prints and household furniture which shall be in or about my said messuage and premises in privy Gardens aforesaid at the time if my decease other than and except the several articles herein before bequeathed to my said wife absolutely unto the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulbourn and Harvey Hobhouse their executors administrators and assigns upon such trusts as will best correspond with the trusts hereinbefore declared concerning my said messuage and premises And I direct that as soon as conveniently may be after my decease the said Trustee or Trustees for the time being shall cause Schedules and Inventories to be taken of the said pictures books prints and household furniture and two copies to be made thereof and that they or he shall sign oath of the said copies and keep one of them and leave the other with my said wife and cause the same to be signed by her And shall and may from time to time during her life inspect and examine the state of the said pictures books prints and furniture cause such reparations and replacings to be made thereof by her as they or he shall think proper And I bequeath all the pictures which shall be in or about my Mansion House at Drayton aforesaid at the time of my decease unto the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulbourn and Henry Hobhouse their executors administrators and assigns In Trust to permit the same to be enjoyed by the person or persons who under or by virtue of the limitations contained in the will of my late Father Sir Robert Peel Baronet deceased bearing date the twenty seventh day of July one thousand eight hundred and twenty shall for the time being be entitled to the possession or to the receipt of the yearly rents and profits of the said mansion house at Drayton aforesaid so as to go along and be enjoyed therewith as heir looms as far as the rules of Law and Equity will permit And I direct that as soon as conveniently may be after my decease the said Trustee or Trustee for the time being shall cause Schedules and Inventories to be taken of the said pictures and two copies to be made thereof and that they or he shall sign each of the said Copies and keep one of them and leave the other at my said Mansion at Drayton aforesaid and from time to time cause the same to be signed by the person or persons for the time being entitled to the enjoyment of the said pictures under this my will And shall and may from time to time inspect and examine the state of said pictures and cause such reparations to be made thereof from time to time as they or he shall think proper such reparations to be made at the cost and expence of the person or persons for the time being entitled to the enjoyment of the said pictures under the trusts hereinbefore contained And I bequeath all the books prints and furniture plate linen china glass wines liquors fuel and other household stores which shall be in or about my Mansion at Drayton aforesaid and all the farming stock both live and dead and implements of husbandry which shall be in or about any land that shall be in my own occupation there unto to my said son Robert Peel absolutely And in case my said Daughter Eliza Peel shall attain the age of twenty five years or marry under that age with the consent of her Guardian or Guardians for the time being I bequeath the sum of twenty five thousand pounds Three and a half per cent Bank Annuities to the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and


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Henry Hobhouse their executors administrators and assigns upon Trust either to permit the same Bank Annuities when invested in the names of the said Trustees to continue so invested or from time to time with the consent of the person or persons for the time being entitled to the annual produce thereof of the full age and if under age at the discretion of the said Trustees or Trustee for the time being to sell the same Bank Annuities and invest monies produced thereby in any of the parliamentary Stocks public Funds of Great Britain or at interest upon Government or real securities in England or Wales but not in Ireland and from time to time with the like consent or at the like discretion (as the case may be)to vary the monies so invested for any other of the said Stocks Funds or Securities And subject to the trusts aforesaid upon trust to pay to pay and apply the annual produce of the said Bank Annuities trust monies stocks funds and securities for the separate use of my said daughter Eliza Peel during her life without power of anticipation And after her decease the said Bank Annuities trust monies stocks funds and securities shall remain and be in Trust for all or such one or more exclusively of the others or other of the children and remoter issue of my said daughter Eliza Peel with such provisions for their respective maintenance education and advancement and at such age day or time or respective ages days or times and in such shares if more than one and with such restrictions and in such manner as my said daughter Eliza Peel by any Deed or Deeds with or without power of revocation and new appointment to be by her sealed and delivered in the presence of and attested by two witnesses or by her last will or by any writing purporting to be her will or any Codicil or Codicils thereto respectively shall whether sole or married from time to time appoint yet so nevertheless that such appointment be made so as not to transgress the rule against perpetuities And in default of appointment and subject thereto In Trust for all the children of my said daughter Eliza Peel who being sons shall respectively attain the age of twenty one years and being daughters shall respectively attain that age or marry under that age with the consent of her or their parent or parents Guardian or guardians for the time being and to be equally divided between or among them (if more than one) for their respective absolute benefit provided always that no child who or whose issue shall take any part of the said Annuities trust monies stocks funds and securities under any appointment to be made by my said daughter Eliza Peel in pursuance of the power hereinbefore contained shall be entitled to any share of the unappointed part of the said Bank Annuities trust monies stocks funds and securities without the share so appointed to him or her to his or her issue being brought or considered as brought into the hotchpot unless my said daughter shall by Deed so executed and attested as aforesaid by her will or Codicil direct to the contrary And if there shall be no child or remoter issue of my said daughter Eliza Peel who shall become absolutely entitled to the said Bank Annuities trust monies stocks funds and securities under the trusts and provisions hereinbefore contained the same shall remain and be upon and for such trusts intents and purposes and with and under subject to such powers provisos and declarations as my said daughter Eliza Peel by her last will or any Codicil or Codicils thereto respectively shall whether sole or married from time to time appoint And in default of such appointment and subject thereto In Trust for the person or persons who under or by virtue of the Statutes made for the distribution of the Estates of Intestates would be entitled to her personal Estate in case my said daughter Eliza Peel had died possessed thereof intestate and without any husband her surviving provided always and I hereby further declare that after the decease of my said daughter Eliza Peel and in the meantime and until the vesting of the portion or respective portions so provided for her child or children or remoter issue as aforesaid the


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said Trustees or Trustee for the time being may apply the annual produce of the portion or respective portions to which such child or children or remoter issue shall be entitled in expecting or a competent part thereof for or towards his her or their maintenance and education and shall from time to time invest the surplus of the same annual produce in the names or name of then or him the said Trustees or Trustee for the time being in any of the aforesaid Stocks Funds or Securities so that the same may accumulate the way of compound interest And shall and may from timer to time vary and transpose the said annual produce and accumulations thereof or into any other of the aforesaid Stocks Funds and Securities at their or his discretion And shall stand possessed of the said accumulations and the Stocks Funds and Securities in which the same shall be from time to time invested and the annual produce thereof upon and for such and the same trusts intents and purposes and with under and subject to such and the same powers provisions and declarations as in this my will are declared and contained of and concerning the fund or funds from the annual produce which the same shall have respectively proceeded or as near thereto as the deaths of parties and other circumstances will permit yet so nevertheless that it shall be lawful for the said Trustees or Trustee for the time being at their or his discretion to apply the surplus which shall have so arisen in any preceding year or years and the accumulations thereof for or towards the maintenance and education in any succeeding year or years of the child or children for the time being respectively entitled thereto in expectancy provided always and I do hereby further declare that after the decease of my said daughter Eliza Peel or in her lifetime with her consent in writing it shall be lawful for the said Trustees or trustee for the time being to advance any part not exceeding one half of the portion or respective portions to which any such child or children or remoter issue may be entitled in expectancy for or towards his her or their preferment or advancement in the world provided always and I hereby declare that after my said daughter Eliza Peel shall have attained the age of twenty five years or have obtained such consent as aforesaid to a marriage under that age it shall be lawful for her previously to any marriage which she may contract but not during any coverture by any Deed or Deeds to be by her sealed and delivered in the presence of and attested by two witnesses or during any coverture by her last will or any writing purporting to be her will or any Codicil or Codicils thereto respectively to appoint that all or any part of the annual produce of the said Bank Annuities trust monies stocks funds and securities shall be paid after her decease to any husband whom she may marry for any period not exceeding his life And also to give to him either jointly with herself or alone after her decease any power of appointing the said Bank Annuities trust monies stocks funds and securities or any part thereof (within the limits hereinbefore prescribed as to the power for that purpose hereinbefore given to herself) to or amongst her children or remoter issue by such husband either exclusively or otherwise and of consenting to the advancement of any such child or children or remoter issue and the provision hereinbefore contained as to hotchpot shall in that case apply to appointments to children under such power in the same manner as to appointments under the power hereinbefore expressly given to my said daughter Eliza Peel And in case I shall have any future daughter or daughters who shall attain the age of twenty five years or marry under that age with the consent of her or their guardians or guardian for the time being I bequeath the sum of twenty five thousand pounds Three and a half per cent Bank Annuities in respect of each Daughter to the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and


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Henry Hobhouse their executors administrators and assigns And I declare that they shall stand possessed of such sum of Bank Annuities upon and for such and the like trusts intents and purposes and with under and subject to such or the like powers provisions and declarations in favour of or to be exercised to the daughter in respect of whom the same is bequeathed and her husband and issue and the persons entitled to her personal Estate under the Statutes of Distribution as are hereinbefore contained in favour or for the benefit of or to be exercised by my said daughter Eliza Peel her husband and issue and the persons entitled to her personal Estate under the Statutes of Distribution as respects the said sum of twenty five thousand pounds three and a half percent Bank Annuities first hereinbefore bequeathed or as near thereto respectively as circumstances will admit And as to all the Rest and Residue of my personal Estate and Effects and all such personal Estate and Effects as by virtue of any power I am or shall be enabled to dispose of by this my will I bequeath the same unto and to the use of the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse their executors administrators and assigns upon Trust with all convenient speed after my decease to sell dispose of call in and convert into money all the said Residuary personal Estate and Effects (except such part thereof as shall consist of ready money and leasehold lands and tenements) And also with all convenient speed absolutely to sell and dispose of so much of the said Residue Personal Estate and Effects as shall consist of leasehold lands and tenants either together or in lots by public auction or private contract and either with or without special or other conditions of sale to any person or persons and for such price or prices as to the said Trustee or Trustees for the time being shall seem reasonable And for the promoting and facilitating such sale or sales to enter into make and execute all such contracts assurances acts and deeds as the said Trustees or Trustee for the time being shall think proper And the said Trustee or Trustees for the time being shall stand and be possessed of such part of the said Residuary Personal Estate and Effects as shall consist of ready money and of the monies to arise from such part of the said residuary personal Estate and Effects as I have herein before directed to be sold disposed of called in and converted into money upon Trust with and out of the said monies to pay satisfy and discharge all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses and the several pecuniary legacies given by this my will or given by any Codicil or Codicils hereto And to invest the residue of said monies in their or his names or name in the parliamentary Stocks or public Funds of Great Britain or at interest in Government or real Securities in England or Wales but not Ireland And from time to time at their or his discretion to alter vary and transpose the said Stocks Funds and Securities for or into other Stocks Funds and Securities of a like nature provided always that the said Trustees or trustee for that time being shall have full power by impounding a competent part of the said trust monies stocks funds and securities or otherwise at their or his absolute discretion to make provision for such of the said pecuniary legacies if any as shall for the time being be in expectancy and also for any annual or other outgoings and payments which by this my will or any Codicil or Codicils hereto they or he are is or shall be directed to make out of my said residuary personal estate And subject to the trusts aforesaid the said residuary trust monies stocks funds and securities shall remain and be In Trust for all and every of my present and future sons who shall attain the age of twenty five years other than except my said Son Robert Peel or such other of my Sons as shall for the time being be heir male of my body and if more than one in equal shares for their respective absolute benefit but subject nevertheless to the provision hereinafter contained for bringing


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the value of the Estates in Sutton Coldfield and Hampton in Arden and the adjoining parishes hereinafter devised into the hotchpot with the said residuary personal estate and effects provided always that in case there shall be none of my present or future Sons said (other than and except as aforesaid) who shall attain the age of twenty five years and either survive me or die in my lifetime having issue of his body living at my death Then and in that case the said residuary trust monies stocks funds and securities shall go over and be in trust for my said son Robert Peel or such other of my present or future Sons as shall on my decease or the failure of the antecedent trusts which shall last happen be heir male of my body and shall have already attained or shall thereafter attain the age of twenty one years for his absolute benefit And if there shall be no such Son then in trust for my daughter Julia Viscountess Villiers and such other of my present or future Daughters as shall respectively attain the age of twenty five years or marry under that age with my written consent or the written consent of her Guardian or Guardians for the time being and be divided between or among them if more than one in equal shares for their respective absolute benefit provided always and I hereby direct that the said Trustees or Trustee for the time being shall in respect of my said daughter Eliza and of each of my future daughters who shall not for the time being have attained the age of twenty five years or married under that age raise out of the said residuary trust monies stocks and securities and the annual produce thereof such a yearly sum not exceeding eight hundred and seventy five pounds as the said Trustees or trustee for the time being in conjunction with my said wife if living shall think proper for her maintenance and education upon a liberal scale And do and shall from time to time when she shall have attained the age of eighteen years pay to her for her personal expenses such an allowance out of the said annual sum as the said Trustees or trustee for the time being in conjunction with my said wife if living shall think proper And every such annual sum so raisable whilst any such daughter shall be under the age of twenty five years shall subject to the payment thereout of such allowance for the time being if any as aforesaid be paid to my said wife if living to the intent the better to enable her to maintain and educate such daughter and to defray all expenses incident thereto but not so as to render her liable to account to such daughter or to the said Trustees or trustee in respect thereof if my said wife shall be dead then the same annual sum shall subject as aforesaid be applied by the said Trustees or trustee for the time being at their or his discretion for the maintenance and education of such daughter provided also and I hereby direct that the said Trustees or trustee for the time being shall in respect of each of my present and future Sons who shall for the time being be under the age of twenty five years (other than and except my said Son Robert Peel or such other of my Sons as shall for the time being be heir male of my body) raise out of the said residuary trust monies stacks funds and securities and the annual produce thereof such a yearly sum not exceeding in any one year the income of the presumptive share of such Son in the same residuary trust monies stocks funds and securities as the said trustees or Trustee for the time being (in conjunction with my said wife if living) shall think proper for his maintenance and education upon a liberal scale And do and shall whilst such Son shall be under the age of twenty one years apply so much of the said yearly sum as the said Trustees or Trustee shall in their or his discretion think proper for his maintenance and education making him suitable allowances in money to be expended by himself and to pay so much of the said yearly sum as the said Trustees or trustee shall think proper to my said wife towards the expense of maintaining an establishment for my said Sons who shall for the time being be under the age of twenty one years and residing with her And do and shall whilst such Son shall be above the age of twenty one years and under the age of twenty five years pay the whole of the said annual sum to him for his own benefit And I hereby declare that no gift or Settlement of any money or other property which I shall make during my life to or in favor of any of my children shall be considered as other wholly or partially satisfying or ab…ing the provisions hereinbefore contained in their favor respectively unless such Gift or settlement shall by some writing under my hand be expressly stated to be made by way advancement and if so stated shall be considered only in part satisfaction of such provisions unless the contrary shall be expressly declared by some writing as afore said or unless the money or the value of the property so given or settled shall equal or exceed the value at my decease of such provisions And I declare that the Judgement of the said Trustees or trustee for the time being of my said residuary personal estate shall be final and conclusive as to the value of every such gift or settlement and of the said provisions hereinbefore contained respectively And whereas by an Indenture bearing date the sixth day of June one thousand eight hundred and twenty and made or expressed to be made between my said late Father Sir Robert Peel deceased of the first part myself of the second part my said wife Dame Julia Peel ( by her then name and description of Julia Floyd Spinster)of the third part The Right Honourable George Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery (since deceased) Sir Henry Floyd Baronet and the Right Honorable George Robert Dawson and my Brother William Yates Peel Esquire of the fourth part and the very Reverend William Cockburn Doctor in Divinity and Dean of York and the said George Robert Dawson and William Yates Peel of the fifth part (being the Settlement executed previously to and in contemplation of the marriage then intended and soon afterwards solemnized between me and the said Julia Floyd It was declared that the said George Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery Sir Henry Floyd George Robert Dawson and William Yates Peel their executors administrators or assigns should be possessed of the sum of one hundred thousand pounds Three per cent consolidated Bank Annuities (which had been previously transferred into their names by my said late Father) upon the trusts therein and in part herein after mentioned concerning the same (that is to say) after the solemnization of my said then intended marriage upon Trust to pay the dividends thereof to me and my assigns during my life And after my decease upon trust to pay to or otherwise empower my said wife (in case she should survive me) and her assigns to receive the dividends thereof during her life And after the decease of the survivor of me and my said wife In Trust for all and every or such one or more of my child or Children by my said wife at such ages days or times in such parts shares and proportions and with such maintenance out of the dividends and annual proceeds thereof until the transfer or assignment thereof and subject to such powers provisions and limitations over (such limitations over to be for the benefit of some or one of the same children) and in such manner as should during my life any Deed or Deeds to be executed and attested as therein is mentioned or by my last Will and Testament in writing or any Codicil thereto or any writing purporting to be or in the nature of my last Will and Testament or Codicil to be signed and published by me in the presence of and attested by two or more credible witnesses direct or appoint And in default of such direction or appointment then upon Trust for all my Children by my said wife in manner therein mentioned Now by virtue and in exercise and execution of the power or authority for this purpose given to me by the said recited Indenture of settlement and of every other power or authority in anywise enabling me in this behalf I do by this my last Will and Testament in writing direct and appoint that from and immediately after the decease of the survivor of


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me and my said wife the said sum of one hundred thousand pounds Three pounds per Cent Consolidated Bank Annuities the trusts whereof are declared by the said recited Indenture of Settlement of the sixth day of June one thousand eight hundred and twenty and the trust monies funds and securities into which the same Bank Annuities shall for the time being be converted or in which the monies to be produced by the sale thereof shall for the time being be invested and be the dividends interest and annual produce of the same respectively shall remain and be interest for all and every of my present and future Sons by my said wife Dame Julia Peel who shall respectively(if of the age of four years or above at the time of my decease)attain the age of twenty five years or (if under the age of four years at the time of my decease)attain the age of twenty one years and who (in each of the cases aforesaid) shall not for the time being be the heir male of my body (if more than one) to be divided between or among them in equal sharers for their respective absolute benefit And in case the same Bank Annuities trust monies stocks funds and securities shall not vest absolutely in any of my said present or future younger Sons under the trusts aforesaid then In Trust for such one of my present or future Sons by my said wife as shall at the time of such failure of absolute vesting as aforesaid be the heir male of my body and shall have already attained or shall thereafter attain the age of twenty one years for his absolute benefit And if there shall be no such Son then In Trust for such of my present or future Daughters by my said wife Dame Julia Peel as have respectively attained the age of twenty one years or married under that age with my written consent or the written consent of her Guardian or Guardians for the time being or shall herein after respectively attain that age or marry under that age with such written consent as aforesaid and be divided between or among them if more than one in equal shares for their respective absolute benefit And I further direct and appoint that in the meantime and until the vesting of the portion or respective portions hereinbefore appointed the several provisions for the advancement of the Children in whose favor the said Bank Annuities trust monies stocks funds and securities are limited by the trusts in default of appointment contained in the said Indenture of Settlement and all clauses matters and things incidental thereto shall be applicable to the advancement of the Children in whose favor I have exercised the aforesaid power of appointment in the same manner as if the trusts hereinbefore contained had been in the said Indenture of settlement in lieu of the said trusts therein contained in default of appointment and so that the age of twenty five years or other the period of vesting hereby fixed may be substituted in all respects in reference to the said provisions for advancement clauses matters and things contained in the said Indenture of Settlement in lieu of the age of twenty one years or other period of vesting therein specified or referred to And I further direct and appoint in the meantime and until the vesting of the portion or respective portions hereinbefore appointed the annual produce of the expectant portion or portions shall be accumulated at compound interest in such manner as during the suspense of vesting is directed by the said Indenture of settlement concerning the annual produce of the portion or respective portions thereby provided under the trusts in default of appointment and such annual produce and the accumulations thereof shall be held upon such trusts as will best correspond with the trusts which under the combined operation of the said Indenture of Settlement and of this my will shall be subsisting concerning the fund or respective funds from which the same shall have respectively proceeded And I declare all that my freehold Estate consisting of about one hundred and fifty three acres situate in the parish of Sutton Coldfield in the County of Warwick and all the Manor or reputed manor or Lordship of Hampton in Arden in the said County of Warwick and all other the hereditaments of or to which



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I may be seized or entitled to at the time of my decease in the parish of Hampton in Arden in the said County of Warwick or on any parish in parishes adjoining thereto and the appurtenances my said Son Frederick Peel his heirs and assigns for ever But if my said Son Frederick Peel shall die under the age of twenty five years whether in my lifetime or after my death or having attained that age shall afterward die in my lifetime without leaving any issue of his body living at my death the my said Son William Peel his heirs and assigns for ever And if my said Son William Peel shall die under the age of twenty five years (whether in my lifetime or after my death) or having attained that age shall afterwards die in my lifetime without leaving any issue of his body living at my death the my said Son John Floyd Peel his heirs and assigns for ever And if my said Son John Floyd Peel shall die under the age of twenty five years (whether in my life time or after my death) or having attained that age afterwards die without leaving any issue of his body living at my death then my said Son Arthur Wellesley Peel his heirs and assigns for ever And if my said Son Arthur Wellesley Peel shall die under the age of twenty five years (whether in my lifetime or after my death) or having attained that age shall afterwards die in my lifetime without having any issue of his body living at my death then my next younger Son if any his heirs and assigns for ever with a life limitation over in the vent of his death under the age of twenty five years (whether in my lifetime or after my death) or on his death in my lifetime after having attained that age and without leaving any issue of his body at my death and so on my next younger Son as often as the case shall require until the same Estates shall vest absolutely and indefeasibly provided always and I hereby declare that no person who shall become absolutely entitled to my said Estates hereinbefore devised under any of the limitations hereinbefore contained shall be entitled to any party of my said residuary personal Estate hereinbefore bequeathed without bringing the full value of the said Estates and Effects into hotchpot with my said Residuary personal Estate and Effects such value to be ascertained by a majority of three indifferent and well qualified persons one to be chosen by the person or persons entitled to my said Estates another by the said Trustees or Trustee for the time being of my said Residuary personal Estate and Effects and the third by the two so first chosen provided always that in case there shall be none of my said present or future Sons to whom the said Estates are hereinbefore devised as aforesaid who shall attain the age of twenty five years and either survive me or die in my lifetime leaving issue of his body at my death Then and in such case the said Estates hereinbefore devised shall go over and be unto and my said Son Robert Peel his heirs and assigns for ever But if my said Son Robert Peel shall die under the age of twenty five years whether in my lifetime or after my death or having attained that age shall afterwards die in my lifetime without leaving issue of his body living at my death then the said Estates hereinbefore devised shall go over and be to the uses following (that is to say) To the use of my said Daughter Julia Viscountess Villiers and her assigns during her life without impeachment of waste And after the determination of that estate by forfeiture or otherwise in her lifetime the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse there executors administrators and assigns during the life of my said Daughter Julia Viscountess Villiers In Trust for her and her assigns and to preserve the contingent remainders hereinafter limited And after the decease of my said Daughter Julia Viscountess Villiers all and every the Sons and Daughters of my said Daughter Julia Viscountess Villiers equally if more than one as tenants in common in tail general with cross remainders between or


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Among them in tail general And for the default of such issue my said Daughter Eliza Peel and her assigns during her lifetime without impeachment of waste And after the determination of that Estate by forfeiture or otherwise in her lifetime the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse their executors administrators and assigns during the life of my said Daughter Eliza Peel In Trusts for her and her assigns and to preserve the contingent remainders hereinafter limited And after the decease of my said Daughter Eliza Peel all and every the Sons and Daughters of my said Daughter Eliza Peel equally if more than one as tenants in common in tail general with cross remainders between or among them in tail general And in default of such issue to such uses to and in trust for my after born Daughters (if any) for their respective lives and to their respective Sons and Daughters as tenants in common in tail general with cross remainders between them in tail general as are hereinbefore limited and contained in respect of my said Daughters Julia Viscountess Villiers and Eliz Peel and their Sons and Daughters respectively the older of such after born daughters and their issue being always to take in preference to the younger of such Daughters and their issue provided always and I hereby declare that in case my said Son Frederick Peel or any other of my present or future younger Sons shall become heir male or heir apparent of my body at any time before the said Estates shall be (or but for this present clause would) would have vested in him absolutely and indefeasibly under the limitations herein before contained the same Estates shall go over to the person or persons entitled under the ulterior limitations in the same manner as if such Son had died under the age of twenty five years anything hereinbefore contained to the contrary thereof in anywise notwithstanding And I strongly recommend my said Son Frederick Peel or other the person or persons who under the limitations hereinbefore contained shall become absolutely entitled to my said freehold Estate at Sutton Coldfield to concur with the Donors of the powers of the sale and exchange under the said will of my late Father Sir Robert Peel deceased all other necessary parties (if any) in affecting (on such terms as shall be mutually thought proper and reasonable ) an exchange of the same Estate for or in lieu of a certain estate in the said parish of Hampton deceased by the said will such exchange being in my judgment likely to prove of mutual advantage to the persons entitled under my said Fathers will to the estates thereby devised and to the persons entitled under this my will to the estates hereinbefore devised But I nevertheless declare that the said recommendations is not intended by me and shall not be constrained to create a condition or put my devisees or any of them to their or his election [And I devise my messuage lands and hereditaments in the Isle of Thanet my farm and hereditaments called Street Hay consisting of about one hundred an forty acres situate near Littlefields in the said County of Warwick and my farm and hereditaments purchased by me from Mr Pritchard and now occupied by Mr Emery consisting of about seventy three acres situate in Cumberford in the said County of Stafford and the cottage and garden purchased by me from Richard Ball situate in Cumberford aforesaid and the appurtenances to the said several premises respectively belonging unto and the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse their heirs and assigns for ever upon Trust to offer to sell the same premises by valuation (to be made in manner hereinafter mentioned) unto my said Son Robert Peel or other the oldest or only one for the time being of my said present or future Sons who shall three calendar months after the receipt of such offer agree by writing under his hand to purchase the whole of the same premises by valuation (to be made as hereinafter is mentioned) then upon Trust in like manner to offer


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to sell the same premises or so much thereof as shall not for the time being have been so agreed to be purchased (as the case may be) to the next oldest remaining of my said present or future Son who shall then be living and have attained the age of twenty one years and so on in succession according to seniority of age until all the said premises shall have been agreed to be purchased by some one or more of my said sons under the provisions and in the manner aforesaid or until such offer of sale of the said premises or of the part thereof not so for the time being agreed to be purchased shall have been made to all my said present and future Sons who shall attain the age of twenty one years and shall not for the time being be dead And I hereby direct that every valuation on the sale of all or any of the said several premises to any of my said Sons under the provision herein before contained shall be made by the majority three indifferent persons one to be chosen by the said Trustees or trustee for the time being another by the Son so for the time being accepting the offer of the said Trustees or trustee and the third by the two so first chosen And in case the said several premises or any part thereof shall not be eventually sold under the trusts and provisions aforesaid then the said Trustees or trustee thereof shall sell the same either together or in lots by public auction or private contract and either with or without special conditions of sale to any person or persons whomsoever and for such price or process as to the said Trustees or Trustee for the time being shall seem reasonable And I hereby further declare that all and singular the monies to be produced by the sale of the said several premises whether under the provisions for pre-emption in favour of my said Sons or under the general trust hereinbefore contained shall go into and from part of my Residuary Personal Estate and be held and applied upon the trust and in manner hereinbefore declared concerning the same accordingly provided always and in the meantime and until my said Estates firstly hereinbefore devised shall vest absolutely and indefeasibly in some person or persons under the limitations thereof hereinbefore contained and also in the meantime and until my said Estates lastly hereinbefore devised shall be sold under the trusts and provisions hereinbefore contained I give to the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse and the survivor and survivors of them and their or his executors administrators or assigns such or the life powers of granting leases at rack rent and building or repairing and mining leases and such powers as to Mines over or in respect of the Estates so for the time being under suspense of absolute vesting or so for the time being unsold as the case may be as are hereinafter given to them or him over or in respect of the Manor and other hereditaments hereinafter devised and the appurtenances for and during the minority or minorities of the person or persons who by virtue of the limitations hereinafter contained shall be entitled in possession to an estate for life or to an estate in tail male or general by purchase in the same Manor and hereditamentsprovided always and I hereby declare that during such time or respective times as any one or more of my said present or future Sons for the timer being immediately entitled by virtue of this my will either in expectancy defeasibility or otherwise to any of the property whether personal or real hereinbefore bequeathed and devised respectively as aforesaid shall be respectively under the age of twenty five years the said Trustees or trustee for the time being shall receive the income of the property to which such Son or Sons shall so for the time being be respectively entitled And shall accumulate the same or so much thereof as shall be unapplied under the trusts hereinbefore contained at compound interest in the names or name of them or him the said trustees or Trustee for the timer being in any of the parliamentary Stocks or public Funds of Great Britain or on Government or


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Real Securities in England or Wales but not Ireland And shall from time to time vary and transpose the said accumulations for the time being made for or into any other of the said Stocks Funds and Securities at their or his discretion An d the accumulations which shall be so made and the Stocks Funds and Securities in which the same shall be in vested be held upon such trusts and with and under such powers provisions and declarations as in this my will are declared and contained concerning the property whether personal or real from the income of which the same shall have respectively proceeded or as near to as circumstances will permit provided always that no such accumulations hall in any case be carried on beyond the limit of twenty one years from my decease but if any of the periods hereinbefore specified for such accumulations as aforesaid shall in the remainder exceed the said limit of twenty one years then and in every such case during such excess said income shall instead of being accumulated be paid to or received by the Son so for the time being entitled in expectancy or defeasibly to the property (whether personal or real)from which the same shall respectively arise anything hereinbefore contained to the contrary thereof in anywise notwithstanding And whereas I have lately purchased certain hereditaments called Carones Flat near Tamworth containing about five acres and three roods and the same have been in part paid for out of my own monies and in part out of certain monies which under the said will of my said late Father are subject to a trust for investment in land to be settled to the uses thereby declared of the Manor of Drayotn basset and the other hereditaments in the Counties of Stafford and Warwick held therewith Now I devise the said estate called Carones Flat and the appurtenances to such uses upon and for such trusts intents and purposes and with under and subject to such powers provisions declarations and declarations by the said will of my said late Father are declared and contained of and concerning the said Manor of Drayton Basset and other hereditaments in the Counties of Stafford and Warwick held therewith or such of the same uses trusts intents and purposes powers provisions and declarations as shall at the time of my decease be subsisting undetermined or capable of taking effect And as to all that my Manor or reputed Manor of Tamhorne in the County of Stafford and all and singular my messuages or tenements lands tithes rents and hereditaments situate arising and being in Tamhorne Wigginton and Hopwas otherwise Hoppas in the said County of Stafford And all other the manors messuages farms lands tenements tithes rents hereditaments and Real Estate whatsoever and wheresoever (not hereinbefore disposed of ) of or to which I or any person or persons in trust for me am os is or are at the time of my decease shall be seized or entitled in possession reversion remainder or expectancy or which in exercise of any power I am or shall be enabled to dispose of by this my will I devise the same (subject nevertheless as to a certain Estate at Kingsbury aforesaid called the Cliffe Hall Estate to the several charges and incumbrances thereon) to the uses and in manner following (that is to say) To the use of my said Son Robert Peel and his assigns during his life without impeachment of waste And after the determination of that Estate by forfeiture or otherwise in his lifetime To the use of the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse their executors administrators and assigns during the life of my said Son Robert Peel in trust for him and his assigns and to preserve the contingent remainders hereinafter limited And after the decease of my said Son Robert Peel To the use of his Sons successively according to their respective seniorities in tail male And for default of such issue To the use of my said Son Frederick Peel and his assigns during his life without impeachment of waste And after the determination of that Estate by forfeiture or otherwise in his lifetime To the use of the said Jonathan Peel Harvey Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse their executors administrators and assigns during the



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during the life of my said Son Frederick Peel In Trust for him and his assigns and to preserve the contingent remainders hereinafter limited And after the decease of my said Son Frederick Peel To the use of his Sons successively according to their respective seniority in tail male And for the default of such issue To the use of my said Son William Peel during his life without impeachment of waste And after the determination of that Estate by forfeiture or otherwise in his life To the use of the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse their executors administrator and assigns during the life of my said Son William Peel in trust for him and his assigns and to preserve the contingent remainders hereinafter limited And after the decease of my said Son William Peel To the use of his sons successively according to their respective seniorities in tail male And for default of such issue To the use of my said Son John Floyd Peel and his assigns during his life without impeachment of waste And after the determination of that estate by forfeiture or otherwise in his lifetime To the use of the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse their executors administrators and assigns during the life of my said Son John Floyd Peel In Trust for him and his assigns and to conserve the contingent remainders hereinafter limited And after the decease of my said Son John Floyd Peel To the use of his Sons successively according to their respective seniorities in tail male And for default of such issue To the use of my said Son Arthur Wellesley Peel and his assigns during his life without impeachment of waste And after the determination of that Estate by forfeiture or otherwise in his lifetime To the use of the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse executors administrators and assigns during the life of my said Son Arthur Wellesley Peel In Trust for him and his assigns to preserve the contingent remainders hereinafter limited And after the decease of my said Son Arthur Wellesley Peel To the use of his sons successively according to their respective seniorities in tail male And for default of such issue To such uses to and in trusts for my after born Sons (if any) for their respective lives and to their respective Sons in tail male as are hereinbefore limited and contained in respect of my said Sons Robert Peel Frederick Peel William Peel John Floyd Peel and Arthur Wellesley Peel and their Sons successively the older of such after born Sons and their issue being always to take preference to the younger of such Sons and their issue And for default of all such issue as aforesaid To the use of my said Daughter Julia Viscountess Villiers and her assigns during her lifetime without impeachment of waste And after the determination of that Estate by forfeiture or otherwise in her lifetime To the use of the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse their executors administrator and assigns during the life of my said Daughter Julia Viscountess Villiers In Trust for her and her assigns and to preserve the contingent remainders hereinafter limited And after the decease of my said Daughter Julia Viscountess Villiers To the use of her Sons successively according to their respective seniorities in tail male And for default of such issue To the use of my said Daughter Eliza Peel and her assigns during her life without impeachment of waste And after the determination of that Estate by forfeiture or otherwise in her lifetime To the use of the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse their executors administrators and assigns during the life of my said Daughter Eliza Peel In Trust for her and her assigns and to preserve the contingent remainders hereinafter limited And after the decease of my said Daughter Eliza Peel To the use of her Sons successively according to their respective seniorities in tail male And in default of such issue To such uses to and in trust for my after born daughters (if any) for their respective lives and to their respective Sons in tail male as are hereinbefore limited and contained in respect of my said Daughters Julia Viscountess Villiers and Eliza


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Peel and their Sons successively the older of such after being born Daughters and their issue always to take in preference to the younger of such Daughters and their issue And for the default of all such issue aforesaid To the use of all and every the Daughters and Daughter of my said Son Robert Peel equally (if more than one)as tenants in common in tail male with cross remainders between or among them in tail male And for the default of such issue To the use of all and every the Daughters and Daughter of my said Son Frederick Peel equally (if more than one) as tenants in common in tail male with cross remainders between or among them in tail male And for default of such issue To the use of all and every the Daughters or Daughter of my said Son William Peel equally (if more than one)as tenants in common in tail male with cross remainders between or among them in tail male And fro default of such issue To the use of all and every the Daughters or Daughter of my said Son John Floyd Peel equally (if more than one) as tenants in common in tail male with cross remainders between or among them in tail male And for the default of such issue To the use of all and every the Daughters and Daughter of my said Son Arthur Wellesley Peel equally (if more than one)as tenants in common with cross remainders between or among them in tail male And for default of such issue To such uses in favor of the Daughters of my after born Sons (if any) as are hereinbefore limited in favor the daughters of my said Sons Robert Peel Frederick Peel William Peel John Floyd Peel and Arthur Wellesley Peel the Daughters of such after born Sons and their issue being always to take preference to the Daughters of the younger born of such Sons and their issue And for the default of all such issue as aforesaid To the use of all and every the Daughters and Daughter of my said Daughter Julia Viscountess Villiers equally (if more than one) as tenants in common in tail male with cross remainders between or among them in tail male And for the default of such issue To the use of all and every the Daughters and Daughter of may said Daughter Eliza Peel equally if more than one in tenants in common in tail male with cross remainders between or among them in tail male And for the default of such issue To such uses in favour of the Daughters of my after born Daughters (if any) as are herein before limited in favor of the Daughters of the said Julia Viscountess Villiers and Eliza Peel the Daughters of the older of such after born Daughters and their issue being always to take in preference of the Daughters the Daughters of the younger born of such after born Daughters and their issue And for default of all such issue as aforesaid To the use of my said Son Robert Peel in tail general And on failure of his issue To the use of my said Son Frederick Peel in tail general And on failure of his issue To the use of my said Son William Peel in tail general And on failure of his issue To the use of my said Son John Floyd Peel in tail general And on failure of his issue To the use of my said Son Arthur Wellesley Peel in tail general And on failure of his issue To the use of my after born Sons (if any) successively according to their respective seniorities in tail general And for default of all such issue To the use of my said Daughter Julia Viscountess Villiers in tail general And on failure of her issue To the use of my said Daughter Eliza Peel in tail general And on default of her issue To the use of my after born Daughters (if any) successively according to their respective seniority in tail general And for the default of all such issue To such uses upon and for such trusts intents and purposes and with under and subject to such powers provisions and declarations as by and in the said will of my said late Father Sir Robert Peel deceased are declared and contained concerning the said Manor of Drayton Bassett and other hereditaments in the said Counties of Staffordshire and Warwick held therewith or such of the same uses trusts intents and purposes powers provisions and declarations as shall for the time being be subsisting undetermined or capable of taking effect provided always that if any


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of my descendants whom I have hereby made tenant in tail male in severalty of my said Estates shall be born in my lifetime or in due time after my decease then and in every such case the Estates or Estates in tail male hereby devised to him or her shall cease And in lieu thereof I devise the hereditaments comprized in such Estates in tail male with their appurtenances To the use of him or her and his or her assigns during his or her life without impeachment of waste And after the determination of that Estate by forfeiture or otherwise in his or her lifetime To the use of the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse their executors administrators and assigns during the life of such tenant for life In Trust for him or her and his or her assigns and to preserve the contingent remainders subsequent to the Estate of such tenant for life And after his or her decease To the use of his or her Sons successively according to their respective seniorities in tail male provided always that during such time or times as any person hereinbefore made tenant for life or tenant in tail male by purchase of the said Manor hereditaments and premises hereinbefore devised or any part or parts thereof shall being a male be under the age of twenty one years or being a female be under the age of twenty one years and unmarried the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse and the survivor and survivors of them and their or his executors administrators or assigns (as the case may be) shall receive the yearly rents and profits of the same manor hereditaments and premises or part or parts thereof which such tenant for life or tenant in tail male shall for the time being be actually entitled to receive and apply from time to time so much thereof as they or he in their or his discretion shall think fit for or towards the maintenance and education of such tenant for life or tenant in tail male and invest the residue of such rents and profits and all the resulting income thereof in their or his names or name in the parliamentary Stocks or public Funds of Great Britain or at interest upon Government or real Securities in England or Wales but not in Ireland so that the same and all the resulting income and produce thereof may during every such minority as aforesaid accumulate in the way of compound interest and may from time to time vary the said accumulations into any other of the said Stocks Funds and Securities at their or his discretion And shall stand possessed of and interested in the said accumulated fund upon and for such trusts intents and purposes and with under and subject to such powers provisoes and declarations as will best correspond with the uses trusts intents and purposes powers provisions and declarations by and in this my will declared and contained of and concerning the said Manor hereditaments and premises or part or parts thereof from the yearly rents and profits of which the same shall have proceeded or as near thereto as circumstances will admit yet so that the said accumulated fund shall not vest absolutely in any person or persons who by virtue of the limitations hereinbefore contained may become tenant or tenants in tail male or general by purchase of the said manor hereditaments and premises and who shall not respectively attain the age of twenty one years And I direct that the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse and the survivors and survivor of them and their or his executors administrators and assigns shall from time to time pay so much of the said rents issues and profits as they or he shall think proper to apply for the maintenance and education of any infant tenant under the power for that purpose lastly hereinbefore mentioned unto my said wife if she shall be then living and if such infant tenant shall be one of my own Sons or Daughters and shall for the time being be living with her to the intent the better to enable her to maintain and educate such infant tenant and to defray all expenses incident thereto but not so as to render her liable to account to such tenant or


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to the said Trustees or Trustee in respect thereof and in every other case shall from time to time pay so much of the said rents issues and profits as they or he the said Trustees or Trustee for the time being shall think proper to apply for the maintenance and education of any such infant tenant unto the Guardian or Guardians for the time being of such infant tenant to be applied by such Guardian or Guardians respectively for or towards the maintenance and education of such infant tenant as she they or he may think proper And I hereby empower each and every of the persons hereby respectively made tenants for life as and where by virtue of the limitations hereinbefore contained they shall respectively be entitled to the actual possessions or to the receipt of the yearly rents and profits of the said Manor hereditaments and premises hereinbefore devised or any part or parts thereof and who shall have respectively attained the age of twenty one years And also the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse and the survivors or survivor of them and their or his executors administrators and assigns (as the case may be) from time to time and at all times during the minority or respective minorities of any person or persons who by virtue of any of the limitations aforesaid shall be entitled in possession to an estate for life or to an estate by purchase in tail male or tail general of an din the same premises by any Deed or Deeds to lease all or any part of the said Manor hereditaments and premises lastly hereinbefore devised with their appurtenances to any person or persons for any term not exceeding twenty one years to take effect immediately in possession so that thereby respectively in every such lease payable during the term thereby created the best or most improved yearly rent or rents to be incident to the immediate reversion of the hereditaments so to be leased that can be reasonably obtained for the same without taking any fine premium or foregift or anything in the nature of a fine premium of foregift for such lease and so that be therein respectively contained a clause of reentry for voluntary or permissive waste and for non-payment of the rent or rents thereby respectively reserved in case the same shall remain unpaid for any space not exceeding thirty days and so that the person or persons named therein as lessee or lessees do execute a counterpart thereof respectively and do thereby covenant for the due payment of the rent or rents thereby respectively reserved And I also hereby empower each and every of the persons hereby respectively made tenants for life by virtue of the limitations hereinbefore contained they shall respectively be entitled to the actual possession or to the receipt of the yearly rents and profits of the said manor hereditaments and premises lastly hereinbefore devised and who shall have respectively attained the age of twenty one years and also the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse and the survivors and survivor of them and their or his executors administrators and assigns (as the case may be) during the minority or respective minorities of any persons or persons who by virtue of any of the limitations aforesaid shall be entitled in possession to an estate for life or to an estate by purchase in tail male or tail general of and in the same premises by any Deed or Deeds to lease all or any part or parts of the said manor hereditaments and premises lastly hereinbefore devised with their appurtenances to any person or persons who shall covenant and agree to improve the same by building thereon any house or houses erections or buildings or to rebuild or repair any of the messuages tenements erections and buildings whatsoever which now are or hereafter shall be or the same hereditaments or any part or parts thereof or to expend such sums of money in the same improvements or any of them as shall be thought adequate to the interest in the hereditaments respectively to be departed with for any term or number of years not exceeding ninety nine years to take effect either in possession or immediately after the determination of the subsisting leases for the time


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being the same hereditamnts so that there be reserved in every such lease payable during the term thereby created the best or most improved yearly rent or rents to be incident to the immediate revision of the herditaments to be leased that ran be reasonably obtained for the same without taking any fine premium or foregift or anything in the nature of a fine premium or foregift for such lease and so that there be therein respectively contained a clause of reentry in case the rent or rents thereby respectively reserved shall remain unpaid for any space not exceeding thirty days and so that the person or persons named therein as lessee or lessees do execute a counterpart or counterparts thereof respectively and do thereby covenant for the due payment of the rent or rents thereby to be respectively reserved I hereby further empower each and every of the persons hereby respectively made tenants for life as and when by virtue of the limitations hereinbefore contained they shall respectively be entitled to the actual possession or the receipt of the yearly rents and profits of the said manor hereditaments and premises lastly hereinbefore devised or any part or parts thereof and who shall have respectively attained the age of twenty one years And also that the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse and the survivor and survivors of them and their or his executors administrators and assigns (as the case may be) from time to time and at all times during the minorities or respective minorities of any person or persons who by virtue of the limitations aforesaid shall be entitled in possession to an estate for life or to an estate by purchase in tail male or tail general of and in the same premises to dig sink work drive and make any mines pits shafts trenches and groves drifts levels adits watergates or other works whatsoever for the winning and getting of any ores or minerals in or upon or out of the said manor hereditaments and premises lastly hereinbefore devised or any part pr parts thereof and for avoiding and carrying away of waters and sh…th therefrom and also to make use of such ground room heap room and pit room for laying the ore stones gravel and other things that shall from time to time be got out of such Mines as shall be necessary And also to take lead and carry away with carts vans waggons and other carriages all the ores and mineral wrought or got out of the said Mines also to lead and carry all such ores and minerals drawn to bank at any pit or pits thereof through over or along all or any of the said hereditaments and premises by the nearest and most convenient way or ways to any River or Rivers or to any place or places where the same shall be delivered and also in or upon the said hereditaments or any parts or parts thereof to erect build make fix and place any waggon ways branches bridges or other bye ways or sideways and to around or repair the same as often as occasion shall require And also to build make and place in and upon the said hereditaments all such mills gins fire engines and other engines and machinery houses stables hovels lodges and sheds as shall from time to time be necessary or convenient for the drawing and conveying water from such mines and for keeping preserving and maintaining such horses and other cattle as shall be used in the working thereof or for the residence of workmen employed in or about the said Mines and other Works and also by any Deed or Deeds to lease any sett or setts of the said Mines or Works or any of them and the ground and soil thereof And also the land or ground which shall or may be conveniently sunk and worked as aforesaid together with all or any of the powers liberties and authorities aforesaid to any person or persons for any term not exceeding forty years to take effect immediately in possession so that there be reserved in every such lease payable during the term thereby created the best or most improved rent or rents or royalty or royalties to be incident to the immediate reversion of the hereditmants so to be leased


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that can be reasonably obtained for the same without taking any fine premium or foregift or anything in the nature of a fine premium or foregift for the making thereof and so that there be therein respectively contained a clause of reentry on nonpayment of the rent or rents royalty or royalties thereby respectively reserved and so that the person or persons named therein as lessee or lessees do execute a counterpart or counterparts thereof respectively and do thereby covenant for the due payment of the rent or rents royalties or royalties to be thereby respectively reserved and for the proper working and managing of the Mines comprized in every such lease respectively And I hereby empower the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse and the survivors and survivor of them and their or his executors administrators and assigns (as the case may be) at any time or times hereinafter at the request and by the direction in writing of any person who by virtue of this my will shall for the time being be entitled in possession to an Estate for life of and in the said Manor hereditaments and premises lastly hereinbefore devised and who shall have attained the age of twenty one years to dispose of and convey either of absolute sale or in exchange for or in lieu of other hereditaments in England or Wales all or any part of the said Manor hereditaments and premises lastly hereinbefore devised and the inheritance thereof in fee simple to any person or persons whomsoever for such price or prices in money or for such equivalent or recompense in hereditaments as to them the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse or their survivors or survivor of them or their or his executors administrators or assigns (as the case may be) shall seem reasonable And that for the purpose of effecting such dispositions or conveyances it shall be lawful for the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse and the survivors and survivor of them and their or his executors and assigns (as the case may be) at such request and by such direction and so testified as aforesaid by any Deed or Deeds absolutely to revoke determine and make void all or any of the uses trusts intents purposes powers provisoes and declarations hereinbefore declared and contained of and concerning the hereditaments so proposed to be sold or exchanged And by the same or any other Deed or Deeds to limit declare or appoint any use or uses trust or trusts estate or estates of the said hereditaments and premises or any part or parts thereof the uses of which shall be so revoked which it shall be thought necessary or expedient to limit declare or appoint in order to effectuate such dispositions and conveyances as aforesaid And also that upon any such exchange as aforesaid it shall be lawful for the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse and the survivors and survivor of them and their or his executors administrators and assigns (as the case may be) to give or reserve any sum or sums of money by way of equality of exchange And if the case shall so require to raise the money so to be paid for equality of exchange by a charge upon all or any of the hereditaments for the time being subject to the then subsisting limitations by this my will declared of the said Manor hereditaments and premises lastly hereinbefore devised and either including or not including the hereditaments so to be received by way of exchange and for that purpose by any Deed or Deeds to limit or appoint the hereditaments so to be charged and the appurtenances to any person or persons by way of mortgage for securing the repayment of the money so to be raised with interest for the same And also that upon payment of the money to arise by an exercise of the aforesaid power of sale or so to be received for equality of exchange it shall be lawful for the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse and the survivors or survivor of them and their or his executors administrators and assigns (as the case may be) to sign and give


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receipts for the money to be produced by such sale or so to be received for equality of exchange as aforesaid And I hereby further declare that when and as often as any money shall be received for any sale or by way of equality of exchange under all or any of the powers hereinbefore contained they the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse and the survivors and survivor of them and their or his executors and assigns (as the case may be) shall with all convenient speed pay and apply the money so to be received for sale or by way of equality of exchange in or towards satisfaction or discharge of the said incumbrances on the Cliff Hall Estate if then subsisting and of the principal sums of money (if any) which under or by virtue of this my Will shall then for the time being be a charge upon or affect all or any of the said hereditaments lastly hereinbefore devised or any hereditaments for the time being subject to the same limitations and lay out the surplus (if any) of such money in the purchase of other hereditaments in fee simple in possession to be situate somewhere in England or Wales of a clear indefeasible estate of inheritance or of lands of a leasehold or copyhold or customary tenure convenient to be held therewith or with the hereditaments for the time being subject to the same limitations yet so that such purchase or purchases respectively be made with the written consent of the person or persons who under or by virtue of the limitations hereinbefore contained would for the time being be entitled to the actual possession or the receipt of the yearly rents and profits of hereditaments so to be purchased in case the same were then actually purchased and settled if such person or persons be of full age but if such person or persons respectively shall be under age then at the discretion of the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse or the survivors or survivor of them or of their or his executors administrators or assigns (as the case may be) And I hereby further declare that the hereditaments so to be purchased or received by way of exchange as aforesaid shall be settled and assured to such uses upon and for such trusts intents and purposes and with under and subject to such powers provisions and declarations as under or by virtue of this my Will shall or but for the exercise of the aforesaid powers of sale and exchange would for the time being be subsisting undetermined or capable of taking effect of and concerning the said Manor hereditaments and premises lastly hereinbefore devised or as near thereto as circumstances will then permit yet so that if any of the hereditaments so to be purchased or received by way of exchange shall be of a copyhold or customary tenure not admitting of the creation of Estates tail or shall be held by lease or leases for years the same shall not vest absolutely in any person or persons who by virtue of the limitations hereinbefore contained may become tenant or tenants in tail male or general by purchase of the freehold hereditaments for the time being subject to the then subsisting limitations of this my Will and who shall not respectively attain the age of twenty one years And I hereby further declare that if any of the herditaments so to be purchased or received in exchange as aforesaid shall not be held by lease or leases for lives or for years proper provisions shall be inserted in the Settlement so to be made thereof as aforesaid for renewing the same from time to time as occasion shall require and that the fines fees and expences of renewal or renewals shall from time to time be defrayed with and out of the improved yearly rents and profits of the hereditaments so to be purchased or received in exchange and of which such renewals are to be made respectively by mortgage thereof if found necessary And as often as any such mortgage shall be made than the same improved yearly rents and profits shall from time to time be applied in or towards satisfaction of the money so raised by mortgage as aforesaid and the interest thereof provided always


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that with the provision hereinbefore contained or directed to be inserted as aforesaid in reference to the said renewals nor the mode in which the said fines fees and expences of renewal may in fact be raised shall vary the rights of the parties or affect the ordinary rules of Equity in reference to the ultimate adjustment of the burden of such fines fees and expences and the interest thereof between or amongst the several persons successively entitled to the premises And I hereby further declare that until the money to arise from any such sale or to be received for equality of exchange as hereinbefore is mentioned shall be disposed of in the manner hereinbefore expressed it shall be lawful for the said Jonathan Peel Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse and the survivors and survivor of them and their or his executors administrators and assigns (as the case may be) with such consent as lastly hereinbefore is mentioned or at their or his discretion (as the case may be) to invest the same in their or his names or names in the Parliamentary Stocks or public Funds of Great Britain or at interest upon Government or real Securities in England or Wales but not in Ireland and to vary and transpose the said Stocks Funds and Securities for any of the other Stocks Funds and Securities as occasion shall require And I hereby further declare that the dividends interest and annual produce arising from the said Stocks Funds and Securities shall be paid and applied to the person or persons in the manner and for the intents and purposes to whom and in and for which the yearly rents and profits of the hereditaments to be purchased therewith (if freehold) would be payable or applicable in case such purchase or purchases and settlement thereof as aforesaid were then actually made And I hereby declare that the receipts in writing of the said Trustees or Trustee for the time being for any money payable to them or him by virtue of this my Will shall be good and sufficient discharges for the same and that the persons to whom such receipts shall be respectively given shall not be answerable or accountable for the loss misapplication or nonapplication or be in anywise bound to see to the application of the money in such receipts respectively acknowledged to be received or to enquire into the necessity or propriety of any charge mortgage or other disposition made or professed to be made by virtue of this my Will And I hereby declare that as often as any of the Trustees hereby appointed or to be appointed under this power shall die or go to reside beyond the seas or desire to be discharged from or refuse or decline or become incapable to act in the trusts hereby in them respectively reposed before the same trusts shall be fully executed it shall be lawful for my said wife Julia Peel during her life and after her decease to and for the person or persons for the time being entitled to the possession or to the receipt of the rents and profits of the manor hereditaments and premises lastly hereinbefore devised if such person or persons shall be respectively of full age but if such person or persons shall be under age then to and for the then surviving or continuing Trustees or Trustee or the executors or administrators of the last surviving or continuing Trustee or if there shall be no such surviving or continuing Trustee for the person so going to reside beyond the seas or desiring to be discharged or refusing or declining as aforesaid his executors or administrators by any Deed or Deeds to be by her them or him respectively sealed and delivered in the presence of and attested by two witnesses to appoint any other person or persons to be a Trustee or Trustees in the place of the Trustee or Trustees so dying or going to reside beyond the seas or desiring to be discharged or refusing declining or becoming incapable to act as aforesaid And upon the appointment of every such new Trustee as aforesaid all the said trust estates monies and premises or such of them as shall then be subject to the trusts aforesaid shall be thereupon with all convenient


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speed legally and effectually vested by such assurances or other acts as the circumstances of the case may require in such new Trustee or Trustees either solely or jointly with the surviving or continuing Trustees or Trustee as occasion shall require upon and for the trusts intents and purposes herein declared and contained of and concerning the said trust estates monies and premises or such of the said trusts intents and purposes as shall be then subsisting and capable of taking effect And every such new Trustee shall have all the powers and authorities of the Trustee in whose room he shall be substituted provided always and I hereby further declare that the said several Trustees hereby appointed and to be appointed as aforesaid and each and every of them and the heirs executors and administrators of them and each and every of them shall be chargeable for such monies only as they respectively shall actually receive by virtue of the trusts hereby in them reposed although they or any of them may give or sign or join in giving or signing any receipt or receipts for the sake of conformity And any one or more of them shall not be answerable for the other or others of them or for any money paid over by one to another of them or for any Banker or Broker or other person with whom any part of the trust property may be deposited or lodged And also that it shall be lawful for them out of the monies which shall come to their respective hands by virtue of trusts aforesaid to reimburse themselves respectively and also to allow to themselves respectively and also to allow the their respective co-trustee or co-trustees all costs charges damages and expences which they or any of them may pay or sustain in or about the execution of the aforesaid trusts or any of them or in relation thereunto and also either before or after the appointment of any new Trustee or Trustees as aforesaid to settle adjust and allow the accounts of any Trustee or Trustees who shall die or go to reside beyond seas or desire to be discharged from or refuse or decline or become incapable to act in the said trusts or any of them In witness whereof I the said Sir Robert Peel have to this my last Will and Testament and to a duplicate hereof each contained in thirty four sheets of paper set my hand and seal that is to say my hand to the first thirty three sheets and my hand and seal to this thirty fourth and last sheet of each duplicate this eighth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two Robert Peel (LS) Signed sealed published and declared by the said Sir Robert Peel the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us both being present at the same time who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses Jas W Freshfield Junr New Bank Buildings H R Freshfield same place


This is a Codicil to the last Will and Testament of me The Right Honorable Sir Robert Peel Baronet one of Her Majesty’s Most Honorable Privy Council and Lord Chief Commissioner of Her Majesty’s Treasury which Will bears date the eighth day of March one thousand eight hundred and forty two I give and bequeath to my Stewards Mr Hill and Mr Grundy in case they shall be in my service at the time of my decease one year’s salary each I give and bequeath to my other Steward or Stewards and each of the Servants and Laborers who may be in any employment at the time of my decease the legacies following that is to say to each of my Stewards other than Mr Hill and Mr Grundy one year’s salary if such person shall have been in my service for a period of ten years but if less than ten years then only half a year’s salary To my head Gardener and to each of my other domestic Servants including Coachmen and Grooms who shall have been in my service for ten years one year’s wages and to each of such Servants who shall have been


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In my service less than ten years I give half a year’s wages To each under Gardener Farm Laborer and other outdoor Servant who shall at the time of my decease have been in my regular employment for ten years then preceding the sum of ten pounds and to each of such last mentioned Servants who shall at the time of my decease have been in my regular employment for less than ten years I give the sum of five pounds And I direct my Executors to pay all such before mentioned legacies within three months from my decease I give to my Executors the sums after mentioned to be applied for the relief of the necessities of the distressed and deserving Poor resident in the several Parishes and Places hereinafter mentioned to be distributed in each case according to the discretion of those who may be appointed for the purpose in the several localities by my Executors that is to say the sum of two hundred pounds for the Poor of the Parish of Tamworth (excepting the Townships of Fazeley Bonehill and Wilnecote) the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds for the Poor in the Townships of Fazeley Bonehill and Wilnecote the sum of one hundred pounds for the Poor in the Parish of Drayton Bassett the like sum for the Poor in the Parish of Kingsbury the sum of fifty pounds for the Poor in the Parish of Hampton in Arden in the County of Warwick the like sum of fifty pounds for the Poor in the Township of Oswaldwistle in the County of Lancaster and the sum of one hundred pounds for the Poor who may be on any other detached Estates belonging to me and not situate in the Parishes aforesaid or who may be or have been employed thereon and resident in the neighborhood my wish is that the several sums should be applied for the purpose aforesaid during the first or two first Winters succeeding my decease And I direct that all the bequests in this Codicil shall be paid free of legacy duty And in all other respects I confirm my said Will In witness thereof I the said Sir Robert Peel the Testator have hereunto set my hand and seal this fourteenth day of June one thousand eight hundred and forty two Robert Peel L S Signed sealed published and declared by the said Sir Robert Peel the Testator as and for a Codicil to his last Will and Testament in the presence of us at his request and in the presence of each other (being present at the same time) have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses H R Freshfield 5 New Bank Buildings London____ Chas Giddy of the same place


This is a Codicil to the last Will and Testament of me The Right Honorable Sir Robert Peel Baronet whereas since the date and execution of my Will an opportunity offered of purchasing a freehold Estate at Lower Bangly in the Parishes of Tamworth and Drayton Bassett in the County of Stafford consisting of a farm house and two hundred and fifty acres of land or thereabouts and this property being situate in the Manor of Drayton and almost surrounded by the Drayton Manor Estate it was an object of great importance to attach it to the Estates settled under my Father’s Will and I have in consequence purchased it and by that means diminished the personal Estate which I intended to be divided among my younger Sons and I therefore conceive it to be just to attach as a condition to the inheritance of it by my eldest Son that the amount of the purchase money should be refunded to my personal Estate Now therefore I hereby devise the said Estate so purchased by me unto the use of my Brother Jonathan Peel The Right Honorable Henry Goulburn and Henry Hobhouse their heirs and assigns for ever upon Trust to offer to sale the same premises at and for the sum of twenty thousand pounds to the Trustees of the Will of my Father to be settled To such uses upon and for such trusts intents and purposes and with under and subject to powers provisions and declarations


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as are declared and contained in and by the Will of my said late Father of and concerning the said Manor of Drayton Basset and other herditaments in the Counties of Stafford and Warwick held therewith or such of the same uses and trusts intents and purposes powers and provisions and declarations as shall at the time of such sale be subsisting undetermined and capable of taking effect And I recommended that the Trustees of my Father’s Estate shall by the sale of outlying lands or otherwise raise the funds to make such purchase And in case the Trustees of my Father’s Will shall not within twelve months after such offer purchase the said Bangley Estate Then upon Trust to offer to sell the same at the same price to my eldest Son Robert Peel or other the person or persons who shall at the time of such offer be entitled under the limitations contained in the Will of my Father to an Estate for life in possession in the Estates settled by my Father as aforesaid And in case my said Son or such other person or persons shall not within three months next after the receipt of such offer agree by writing under his hand to purchase the said Bangley Estate at the aforesaid price then the said Trustees or Trustee thereof shall sell the same either together or in lots by public auction or private contract and either with or without special conditions of sale to any person or persons whomsoever and for such price or prices to the said Trustees or Trustee for the time being shall seem reasonable And I hereby further declare that all and singular the monies to be produced by the sale of the said premises whether under the provisions for pre-emption in favor of the Trustees of my Father’s Will and of the persons interested under that Will or under the general trust hereinbefore contained and all the rents and profits of the said Estate until the completion of the said sale shall go into and from part of my Residuary Personal Estate and be held and applied upon the trusts and in manner in and by my Will declared concerning the same accordingly Dated this nineteenth day of November one thousand eight hundred and forty four ___________ Robert Peel ___________ Signed published and declared by the said Sir Robert Peel the Testator as and for a Codicil to his last Will and Testament in the presence of us (being present at the same time) who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses William Henry Stephenson Downing Street __Francis Hardy Whitehall Gardens

I The Right Honorable Sir Robert Peel Baronet declare this Testamentary Disposition to be a Codicil to my last Will and Testament And I desire that it shall remain in full force as a Codicil or as a Testamentary paper not withstanding the revocation of my existing or any future Will except only in the case and to the extent that I shall specifically revoke or vary this Disposition I give and bequeath to the Honorable Philip Henry Stanhope commonly called Lord Viscount Mahon and Edward Cardwell of Whitehall Esquire M.P. their executors administrators and assigns all the unpublished Letters Papers and Documents whether of a private or public nature whether in print or in manuscript of which I shall at the time of my decease be possessed upon the trusts hereinafter declared of and concerning the same_ Considering that the Collection of Letters and Papers referred to in this Codicil includes the whole of my confidential correspondence for a period extending from the year one thousand and eight hundred and twelve to the time of my decease that during a considerable part of that period I was employed in the service of the Crown and that when not so employed I took an active part in Parliamentary Business it is highly probable that much of that Correspondence will be interesting and calculated to throw light upon the conduct character of public men and upon the political events of the time I give to my Trustees full


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discretion with respect to the selection for publication of any part of that correspondence I leave it to them to decide on the period and on the mode of publication in the full assurance that they will so exercise the discretion given to them that no honorable confidence shall be betrayed no private feelings be unnecessarily wounded and no public interests injuriously affected in consequence of premature or indiscreet publication I am especially anxious that no portion of my Correspondence with Her Majesty Queen Victoria or with His Royal Highness Prince Albert should be made public use of during the life of either without previous communication with parties who may be enabled to ascertain that there is no objection whatsoever on the part of either to the use proposed to be made of such Correspondence I authorize my Trustees to sell or dispose of the Copyright of any of the said Documents if the case in which publication should be determined on by the Trustees should be one in which pecuniary compensation for such Copyright could be fairly and equitably made not meaning however in any way to fetter their discretion in respect to the giving of gratuitous access to the Documents whenever they think such access advisable In the case that any monies should arise from the publication of any of the said Letters Paper and Documents I authorize the said Trustees to apply the said monies in paying the costs and charges of such publication so far as the Trustees may be justly liable for such costs and charges or other the expences attending the execution of the trusts hereby reposed in them and to apply the residue to the assistance or relief of deserving persons being in need of such assistance or relief of engaged or who have been engaged in pursuits of Art Literature or Science or to apply such residue or any part of it in aid of Institutions established for the relief or benefit of Artists or literary or scientific persons And my said Trustees shall not be accountable to any persons whomsoever for the application of any such monies with these views it is my desire that the Trustees shall with all convenient speed after my decease collect together all the said Letters Papers and Documents and subject the same to such examination as they in their uncontrolled discretion shall thin fit I give them the fullest power to destroy such parts thereof as they shall think proper and to provide for the immediate care and custody and ultimate disposition of all or any part of the said Letters Papers and Documents, My Trustees will probably find it convenient to cause the said Letters Papers and Documents to be brought in the first instance to London And I authorize them to select and to rent or otherwise procure a convenient place for the deposit of the said Letters Papers and Documents during such period as they shall think fit And to cause proper Catalogues to be prepared of the same and to employ such persons as they shall think fit under their discretion for the purposes aforesaid and for transcribing or editing the same or otherwise in relation thereto I authorize the Trustees to give all or any of the said Letters Papers or Documents to the State Paper Office the Trustees of the British Museum or any other Institution of the like nature upon such arrangements as to the permanent preservation thereof as shall be satisfactory to such Trustees or Trustee And with regard to the more permanent disposal of such of the said Letter Papers and Documents as shall not have been otherwise dealt with I recommend the Trustee so far as shall be consistent with a due execution of the trusts hereby declared to deposit the same at my Mansion House of Drayton Manor And I request that the member of my family for the time being entitled to the occupation thereof will afford suitable rooms for the deposit and custody of the said Letters Papers and Documents and will concur with my Trustees in such arrangements as the latter shall think necessary for ensuring the safety of the same and for preserving to the said Trustees free access thereto with full power for the said Trustees from time to time to regulate and prescribe the circumstances under


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which other shall be allowed access thereto and to remove the same wholly or partially and from time to time as they or he shall think fit But I hereby expressly declare that these recommendations and requests not in any way be construed to create any trust in favor of any occupier of my said Mansion house or to give any such occupier or any member of my Family any estate or interest in the said Letters Papers and Documents or any of them or in way to abridge or restrict the discretion of the Trustees as to the custody or place of deposit of the said Letters Papers and Documents or in or as to the execution of the trusts hereby declared And I give to the said Viscount Mahon and Edward Cardwell or the trustees or trustee for the time being acting in the execution of this Codicil the sum of one thousand pounds Upon Trust to invest the same in their or his names or name in the public Funds or at interest on Government or real Securities And from time to time when and as they or he shall think fit to alter vary or transfer the Securities in or upon which the same shall be invested into or for other Securities of the same or a like nature And to apply the dividends interest and annual produce of the said sum or of Securities on which the same shall for the time being be invested or if necessary the said principal sum or any part thereof in providing for the costs charges and expences to be incurred in the execution of the trusts hereby declared And I direct that the surplus of the interest dividends and annual proceeds of the said fund not required for the purposes of the said trusts which shall arise from time to time during the period of twenty one years next after my decease shall be accumulated by such Trustees and hold by them upon the trusts hereby declared of the said principal sum of one thousand pounds And that any such surplus which may arise from time to time after the expiration of that period shall be paid from time to time to the Executors of my Will as part of my Residuary Estate And that immediately on the expiration of the period hereinafter limited for the continuance and direction of the trusts hereinbefore declared of and concerning the said Letters Papers and Documents the residue if any of the said principal sum of one thousand pounds and the accumulations thereof and the securities on which the same shall be invested and the dividends interest and annual produce thereof shall be held and go and be disposed of upon and for and subject and according to the trusts powers and provisoes in and by my last Will declared and contained of and concerning my residuary personal estate And I declare that a Certificate or Certificates under the hand or hands of the Trustees setting forth the sum or sums for the time being payable to my Executors on account of the surplus income of the said Fund or setting forth the balance for the time being remaining of the said sum of one thousand pounds or of the interest dividends and annual produce thereof or stating that there is no balance thereof shall be final and conclusive to all intents and purposes And that no person entitled to any share or interest in my Estate shall be entitled to call for any other account of the expenditure of the said Trustees or to call in question any such Certificate And I hereby direct and declare that immediately on the expiration of the period of twenty one years next after the decease of the last survivor of my Children Grandchildren or more remote issue who shall be living at the time of my decease or in case there shall not be any of my Children Grandchildren or more remote issue living at the time of my decease then immediately on the expiration of the period of twenty one years next after the time of my decease all and singular the trusts hereinbefore declared of and concerning the said Letters Papers and Documents shall absolutely cease and determine And the Trustees shall thereupon forthwith deliver up to or hold in trust for the person or persons who shall then be my heir at law all and singular


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the said Letters Papers and Documents or such and so many of them as shall not have been theretofore burnt destroyed given away or otherwise disposed of by the Trustees And I hereby declare and direct that the receipt and receipts in writing of the Trustees for any sum or sums of money payable or to become payable to them or him under or by virtue of this Codicil or in the execution of the trusts hereof shall be a good and effectual discharge and good and effectual for the money therein respectively acknowledged to be received and shall to all intents and purposes discharge the person or persons taking such receipt or receipts his her or their heirs executors or administrators from seeing to the application or being accountable for the misapplication or nonapplication of the same or any part thereof provided always and I declare that that the expression Trustees herein contained shall apply to the Trustees or Trustee for the time being acting in the execution of this Codicil whether under the above appointment or any appointment made in pursuance of the provisions for that purpose herein contained And I hereby direct and declare that it shall be lawful for the Trustees or Trustee of this Codicil for the time being or for the surviving or continuing Trustees or for the executors or administrators of the last surviving or continuing Trustee for the time being as the case may be at any time or times hereinafter and from time to time to appoint any other person or persons to be a Trustee or Trustees of this my Codicil either in addition to and in conjunction with the existing Trustees or in the stead of any Trustee or Trustees who shall die or be absent from this Kingdom for more than twelve months at one time or shall desire to be discharged or refuse decline or become incapable to act in the trusts aforesaid And that upon every such appointment the premises for the time being subject to the trusts of this Codicil shall by delivery and by all other necessary assurances if any be assigned and transferred in such manner and so that the same may become vested in the persons who after such appointments respectively will constitute the Trustees of this Codicil and every such new Trustee and any and every new Trustee who may at any time be appointed by any Order or Decree of the Court of Chancery shall either before or after the said trust premises shall have become vested in him or them have the same powers as if he or they had been originally named a Trustee or Trustees in this Codicil provided also and I hereby further declare that the Trustees shall not be answerable the one for the other of them and by no means for involuntary losses nor for any loss or damage occasioned by fire or by or through the negligence or inattention of any person or persons who may be appointed by any such Trustees under the powers and authorities hereinbefore contained to have the care and custody of the said Letters Papers and Documents or to aid in the examination transcription cataloguing or publication thereof or by or through any act which may be done or committed or neglected or omitted to be done by any such person or persons nor for any loss or damage which may happen in the execution of the aforesaid trusts or in relation thereto except the same shall happen by or through their or his own wilful default And also that it shall be lawful for the said Trustees to reimburse themselves or himself out of any monies which may come to their or his hands by virtue of the trusts aforesaid or to require from the Executors of my said Will or other the person or persons for the time being having the administration thereof payment of all costs charges and expences which may be incurred in or about the execution of the trusts hereby created and declared or any of them or in anywise in relation thereto I give to each of them the said Viscount Mahon and Edward Cardwell the sum of five hundred pounds for his own use and benefit In witness whereof I the said Sir Robert Peel have to this Codicil to my last Will and Testament set my hand the twenty fourth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty nine ___ Robert Peel ___ the Testator as and for a Codicil to his last Will and Testament in the presence of us (both of us being present at the same time) who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses Jas W Freshfield Junr New Bank Buildings John Wiseman same place


Proved at London (with three Codicils) 17th Augt 1850 before the Judge by Oaths of Jonathan Peel Esqr the Brother The Right Honorable Henry Goulburn and the Right Honble Henry Hobhouse the Executors to whom Admon was granted they having been first sworn to wit the said Jonathan Peel and Right Honble Henry Goulburn before the Worshipful James Parker Deane Doctor of Laws and Surrogate and the said Right Honble Henry Hobhouse by Commission duly to administer.