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From: "Sally Rolls Pavia" <>
Subject: [GENEALOGYBITSANDPIECES] ENGLAND: Cheshire - Wills Database Online- Search for Names
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2007 00:12:42 -0700
[I've gotten wills from the 1600s, they were fast and the copies were good.
What does the Database cover?
The index covers the years 1492 - 1940 and contains 130,000 entries. It
covers probate documents proved at Chester mainly for Cheshire residents.
What will the Database tell me?
The index supplies name, place of residence (at the time of making the will)
occupation and date of probate (usually within a year of death, although it
can be much
It also indicates the type of record which survives. These could be a Will,
Admon' or Administration bond (normally when there is no will), Inventory of
property or Codicil or other probate documents.
Cheshire County Council - Wills Database Online Home
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