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From: Charani <>
Subject: Re: [B&D] National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Admons)
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 19:32:14 +0100
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Ian Sage wrote:
> Certainly looks like an Ancestry special (they like to keep us on our
> toes)!
> Be a little careful though, Liz. The probate index is according to date
> of probate, not date of death. My relation Hester SAGE died in 1876.
> Probate was granted in 1880 after the death of her estranged husband.
> Ten years delay would be exceptional, but not impossible.

There are certainly some strange entries. I found one that was proved
in 1916 then again in 1932 with a reference back to the previous date.

--
Charani (UK)
OPC for Walton, Greinton and Clutton, SOM
Asst OPC for Ashcott and Shapwick, SOM
http://wsom-opc.org.uk


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