Surrey, Prerogative Court Of Canterbury Will Abstracts, 1736-1794

Discover whether your Surrey ancestors left a will that was proved by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. The court in Canterbury was the most senior of the pre 1858 ecclesiastical courts and had jurisdiction over all of England and Wales. The wills of those who died abroad were usually proved here. Search more than 1,400 wills from between 1736 and 1794 to find your ancestor’s name, address and the names of family members as well as how to locate the original, which is available from The National Archives.

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