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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
OX 203.03
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).