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Court of Probate: Registers and Estate Files at the Archives of Ontario 1793-1859


Description
Author:
Zuefelt, Bill, Compiler
Media Type:
Text
Publication
Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Books
Description:
In 1791 English Law was introduced to the new Province of Upper Canada. English law required a will to be probated before provisions for the personal estate could come into effect. The Court of Probate was created in 1793 and Surrogate Courts were located in each of the districts of the new province with jurisdiction only within their respective districts.
This booklet contains a list of abbreviations and an index of testate and intestate estates, wills, codicils, plus letters of Probate and Administration from 1793-1859 (Series 155).
Notes:
In binder Ontario Courts pre 1859
Publisher:
Ontario Genealogical Society
Place of Publication:
Toronto ON
Collation:
43 pages
Date of Publication:
1986
Subject(s):
ID Number:
OX203.04
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Terms of Use:
For reference use only – non-circulating
Reproduction Notes:
Copy to view:
Oxford County Branch Library Collection
82 Light Street, Woodstock ON
email: oxford@ogs.on.ca
http://www.ogs.on.ca/oxford/index.html
Contact
Oxford County Branch Library Collection
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

Oxford County Branch

82 Light St. Woodstock, ON

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Court of Probate: Registers and Estate Files at the Archives of Ontario 1793-1859


In 1791 English Law was introduced to the new Province of Upper Canada. English law required a will to be probated before provisions for the personal estate could come into effect. The Court of Probate was created in 1793 and Surrogate Courts were located in each of the districts of the new province with jurisdiction only within their respective districts.
This booklet contains a list of abbreviations and an index of testate and intestate estates, wills, codicils, plus letters of Probate and Administration from 1793-1859 (Series 155).