WILL OF AN OLD CANTERBURY SETTLER.
The following appears m the Illustrated London H)fu>s pf January 14tb :— " The will dated Ootober gift, 1892, of Mr Alfred Richard Oreyke, late bf Holbrook, near Horsham, Sussex, and of 112 Eaton square, who died on November 80th, was proved on Deoember 30th. by Colonel Sir William Assbeton Bardley-Wilmot, Bart, John Borkbeok Lubbock and Richard Dawes, the executors, the value of the personal estate amounting to upwards of £180,000. The taptator giyes the Holbrook estate, 112 Eaton square, and all his furniture, plate, pictures, boofee, household effects, horses, carriages, and live and dead etopk tp his wife, Mrs Elizabeth Rose Rebecca Creyke, and there are other gifts tp hsr. He bequeaths £500 eaoh toj tbe Ohureh Extension Association, JbLilburn Park road, and St. Stephen's Orphanage, York ; £509 eaoh to Richard Patrick Oiogstoun, John Charles Wattß, Be? tie Lubbock and hiß niece, Barbara Bagge ; £200 eaoh to his executors, and to eacb servant m his servioe at his death, £5 for eaoh. oomplete year of service. The residue of his real and personal estate, except his property m New Zealand, he leaves upon trust, for bis wife for life ; at ! uer ut._-_b Le further bequeaths £6000 eaoh to five daughters of his sister Caroline Julia Baggo ; £12,000 lo Btephen Salusbury Bagge, sou of his gaid sister ; £2000 to Sir Robert Grenville, Bart ; £7000 fio Captain Charles Batejion Harvey ; '£7009 to his niece TUyrjj, Creyke ; £6000 fo his niece %cdi' ! Or kyko ) £12,000 to his nephew' Rolf' Crejke ; £84,000 m equal sharps to the four daughters of his brother Walter Pennington Creyke j £12,000 to Launcelot Creyke, the son of his said brother ; and the ultimate residue to his wife absolutely. By a separate will (dated July 22nd, 1889) the testator
gives all his real and personal estate m New Zealand to his wife absolutely " Mr Creyke arrived m Obristchurch m the very early days and wbb ocoupied with pastoral pursuits. He subsequently sold out and became the owDer of a considerable amount of town and suburban property. He lived for a number of years at Hum aud went Home early m tbo Billies.