Probate and will 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

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.

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…