Thursday, 20 August 2015

Ancestry updates National Probate Calendar for England and Wales

Ancestry ( has also updated one other major collection, helping to plug the gaps that were previously available within its coverage:

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

We’ve added new records and images that were previously missing from this collection, for years 1871, 1877, 1904, 1922, and 1930.

New Records: 9,060
New Images: 580
Total Records: 12,772,219
Total Images: 508,398

(With thanks to Bryony Partridge)


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