Probate Calendars Of England & Wales 1858-1959

Find out if your ancestor left a will or was mentioned in one. Search more than 500,000 people listed in the probate calendars between 1858 and 1959. Each entry gives the size of the estate and lists at least the executor and administrator of the will, and sometimes the main beneficiaries. This can show you connections to other branches of the family or close associates and give you other avenues to explore.

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