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The Lewis Legacy-Issue 78, Autumn 1998

In the High Court of Justice Original Article

The Principal Probate Registry
BE IT KNOWN that CLIVE STAPLES LEWIS of The Kilns Headington Quarry Oxford
died there on the 22nd day of November 1963 domiciled in England AND BE IT
FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written the last Will and
Testament with a Codicil thereto (a copy whereof is hereunto annexed) of
the said deceased was proved and registered in the Principal Probate
Registry of the High Court of Justice and that Administration of all the
estate which by law devolves to and vests in the personal representative of
the said deceased was granted by the aforesaid Court to ARTHUR OWEN
BARFIELD of Danes Inn House 265 Strand in the City of Westminster solicitor
and ALFRED CECIL HARWOOD of South Harbour Prior Road Forest Row Sussex
lecturer the executors named in the said will

And it is hereby certified that an Inland Revenue affidavit has been
delivered wherein it is shown that the gross value of the said estate in
Great Britain (exclusive of what the said deceased my have been possessed
of or entitled to as a trustee and not beneficially) amounts to 55,889-2-0
and that the net value of the estate amounts to 37,724-10-0

And it is further certified that it appears by a receipt signed by an
Inland Revenue officer on the said affidavit that 12827-16-0 on account of
estate duty and interest on such duty has been paid.

Dated the 1st of April 1964