The following is a transcription of the Last Will and Testament of Harry Lee (b. 1892), who died 18/Apr/1924, aged 31. He was the brother-in-law of director Alfred Hitchcock.
The executor and primary beneficiary of the will was:
The will was proven on 15/Jun/1924 and the follow valuations recorded:
- gross value of estate — £1,052 19s. 3d.
- net value of personal estate — n/a
- The will has been reformatted to improve readability.
Last Will and Testament
THIS IS THE LAST AND ONLY WILL of me HARRY LEE of "The White Hart" Public House, Hooper Street, Leman Street, in the County of London, but at present serving in His Majesty's Forces.
I devise and bequeath all the estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever both real and personal to which I may be entitled or which I may have power to dispose of at my decease unto and to the use of my wife Ellen Kathleen Lee, her heirs, executors and administrators respectively absolutely and I appoint her sole EXECUTRIX of this my will IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand this eleventh day of March one thousand nine hundred and eighteen.
Signed by the above named Testator Harry Lee as his last will in the presence of us 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
- AG WHITTING 62 New Broad Str, London, EC Solor
- E RICH Clerk to Messrs Hanbury, Whitting & Ingle Solrs, 62 New Broad Street, EC2