Legacy Gifts

This is a very special way to provide a lasting legacy and enable the Museum to continue and prosper for generations to come.

These gifts can be:

  • Pecuniary Gift – a specific amount of money decided by you.
  • Residuary Gift – this is a percentage of your estate after other legacies, inheritance tax and expenses have been paid. As they are a percentage rather than a specified amount, they tend to be inflation- proof and particularly beneficial.

Legacies to the Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society are not liable for inheritance tax as the Society (whose function is to run the Museum for the benefit of Whitby and its people) is a registered charity.

If you would like to consider leaving a legacy please contact manager@whitbymuseum.org.uk for more information.