Legacies

Arundel Museum is a charity that relies on funding from a wide range of sources, and welcomes support from generous individuals.

GIFT IN YOUR WILL

No matter what size, you can remember Arundel Museum by leaving a gift in your will.

Pecuniary Gift

This refers to a cash gift, a fixed sum, such as £400 or £4,000.

Residuary Gift

This is a share, or sometimes all, of your estate. After you’ve made provision for your loved ones you can leave a share of what remains to charity. A Residuary Gift is usually expressed as a percentage of the value of your estate after all your other wishes have been met and expenses paid.

Specific Gift

This refers to a particular item, such as property, antiques, jewellery and shares This means leaving something of value like an antique or piece of jewellery.

When writing your will we recommend using a professional, such as a solicitor, to help advise you on what type of legacy will best meet your wishes.

Wording for a residuary legacy

“I give a …% share of my residuary estate to Arundel Museum, Mill Road, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9PA (Registered Charity No. 1140198) for its general purposes.  I direct that the receipt of the Treasurer or other proper officer shall be a full and sufficient discharge for the said gift”

Wording for a pecuniary legacy

“I give the sum of £… (amount in figures and words) to Arundel Museum, Mill Road, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9PA (Registered Charity No. 1140198) for its general purposes. I direct that the receipt of the Treasurer or other proper officer shall be a full and sufficient discharge for the said gift”

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