George Frederick PLAYFORD of Highfields Forrest Row SFK 
- Born: Abt 1809, Marylebone MDX
- Marriage (1): Lucy STEELE  on 23 Dec 1845 in St Nicholas Gt Yaremouth.
- Died: 27 Aug 1903, Highfields Forrest Row SSX aged about 94
George Frederick Playford
Marital Status: Single
Marriage Date: 23 Dec 1845
Marriage Place: Yarmouth St Nicholas, Norfolk, England
Father: Henry Playford
Spouse: Lucy Steele
FHL Film Number: 1526456
I GEORGE FREDERICK PLAYFORD of Forest Row in the Parish of East Grinstead. Sussex declare this to be my last Will and Testament_All former Wills and testamentary documents by me at any time made
I appoint my daughters Agnes Harriette and Katharine Worth EXECUTRIKS of this my Will
I give devise and bequeath all the Estate property and effects of which I may die possessed unto my said daughters Agnes Harriette and Katharine Worth their heirs and executors and administrators according to the nature and tenure thereof respectively Upon trust that my said daughters Agnes Harriette and Katharine Worth or the survivor of them their or her assigns or the executors or administrators of such survivor or their assigns (all of whom are in in the expression my Trustees or Trustee whenever such expression is made use of in this my Will) do and shall sell or dispose of at such time or times and in such manner as my Trustees or Trustee in her or their absolute discretion shall think fit all my real and such part of my residuary personal estate as shall not consist of ready money And I declare that my Trustees or Trustee shall stand possessed of the monies to arise from such sale and of the ready money Upon trust that they my Trustees or Trustee do and shall discharge pay out of such monies all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses and do and shall divide the residue of the said monies amongst my daughters the said Agnes Harriette the said Katharine Worth and Constance Fanny in equal shares as tenants in common and not as joint tenants And I declare that any daughter of mine who shall derive any benefit under this my Will and shall at my decease be a married woman shall take such benefit for her sole and separate use free frum the debts liabilities or control of her husband And I empower my Trustees or Trustee to grant a lease or leases of any real or leasehold property pending its sale or conversion under the trusts of my Will to such person or persons for such term of years and at such rents and generally in such manner as they or she shall think fit And I declare that the provision in the Act of Parliament the twenty third and twenty fourth Victoria Chapter 145 as to the appointment and powers of Trustees shall be applicable to this my Will and to the trusts hereby created
IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand this seventeenth of April one thousand eight hundred and eighty five
G F PLAYFORD
Signed and declared by the said George Frederick Playford as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us both present at the same time who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses
HENRY FINCH Ashurstwood East Grinstead Sussex
NATHAN THOMPSON Ashurstwood East Grinstead Sussex.
ON the 3rd day of November 1903 Probate of this Will was granted to Agnes Harriette Playford and Katharine Worth Playford spinsters the Executrixes.
Playford George Frederick of "Highfields" Forest-row East Grinstead Sussex died 27 August 1903 Probate London 3 November 2 Agnes Harriet Playford and Katherine worth Playford spinsters.
Effects L148 14s 0d
Ref: National Probate Calendar.
Much of the Playford data has come from the Fox Family Tree with thanks - J Fox & S Wheeler
1. Census: England, 30 Mar 1851, Grove Farm Worth SSX. George is recorded as Head of house married aged 43 farmer 270 acres 6 labourers born Maryle bone MDX
2. Census: England, 8 Apr 1861, East Grinstead SSX. George is recorded as Head of house married aged 52 Land Agent born Marylebone MDX
3. Census: England, 2 Apr 1871, North Repps Norfolk. George is described as a brother married aged 62 a land agent born London
4. Census: England, 3 Apr 1881, Forrest Row SSX. George is recorded as head of house a widower aged 71 a land agent born London.
5. Census: England, 31 Mar 1901, Highfields Forrest Row SSX. George F is recorded as head of house a widow aged 92 living on his own means born Middlesex London.
George married Lucy STEELE  [MRIN: 520], daughter of Rev Robert STEELE  and Sarah DAVID , on 23 Dec 1845 in St Nicholas Gt Yaremouth. (Lucy STEELE  was born on 20 Dec 1819 in North Repps Norfolk, christened on 21 Dec 1819 in North Repps Norfolk and died 4 Qtr 1875 in East Grinstead SSX.)