Probate and will records

Surrey Plus Wills Index

This index lists 50,250+ names of all people appearing in wills of testators residing in County Surrey (and some other counties). Links are provided to will transcripts where available.

Cambridgeshire Wills Surname Index

This index by Cambridgeshire Family History Society, has been compiled from submitted details and currently contains 2,860+ records.

FamilySearch – United Kingdom and Ireland – Wills and Probate

The searchable historical record collectionsfor United Kingdom and Ireland include:• Cheshire Probate Records 1492-1940• Ireland, Calendar of Wills and Administrations 1858–1920 • Kent, Wills and Probate, 1440-1881 • Wales, Probate Abstracts, 1544-1858

FamilySearch – Durham

The Historical Record Collections for the United Kingdom and Ireland include: • Durham Diocese, Bishops’ Transcripts c1700-1900. The unindexed images of the transcripts are available for viewing online and include parishes in counties Durham, Northumberland, Yorkshire and Cumberland.•  Durham Diocese, Calendar…

FamilySearch – United Kingdom and Ireland – England

The free Historical Record Collections for the United Kingdom and Ireland include: • Channel Islands Births and Baptisms, 1820-1907 • England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 • England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991 • England Marriages, 1538-1973 • England and Wales, Birth Registration…

The University of York – Borthwick Institute for Archives

Use the Research Support link to access information and research guides including Leaflets Primarily for Genealogists. These include:• A brief guide to genealogical sources at the Borthwick Institute • Parish Registers deposited at the Borthwick • Bishops Transcripts (Parish Register…