Wording for your Will

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If you would like to leave a gift to the work of your local parish church, please see the example wording Will Clauses below. If you would like to leave a gift to another part of the Church of England or multiple bodies, please request a free information pack where example wording will be provided.

You are strongly advised to seek a solicitor when making or revising your Will.

To leave a share of your estate

“I give              % of my residuary estate free of all taxes to the Parochial Church Council of the parish of                  (registered charity number if applicable)                   in the Diocese of          for its general purposes, and I declare that the receipt of an officer of the Parochial Church Council shall be a sufficient discharge to my executors and trustees.” 

To leave a fixed sum of money

“I give the sum of £            (pounds only) free of all taxes to the Parochial Church Council of the parish of                  (registered charity number if applicable)                in the Diocese of          for its general purposes, and I declare that the receipt of an officer of the Parochial Church Council shall be a sufficient discharge to my executors and trustees.” 

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