Tuesday 31 July 2012

London and Middlesex wills abstracts

From Origins (www.origins.net):

London & Middlesex Will Abstracts 1700-1704 on the National Wills Index!

The London and Middlesex Will Abstract collection contains 2042 indexed abstracts of original wills covering 1700-1704 from the following courts:

Archdeaconry Court of Middlesex,
Archdeaconry Court of London,
Commissary Court of London,
Consistory Court of London and
Peculiar Court of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral.

The abstracts contain a complete summary of all details appearing in the original will, including names and places (testators, executors, witnesses and beneficiaries) plus relationships, occupations, date of death / burial place and value of estate where found in the original documents. In addition 31 inventories have been listed in detail.

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