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Westmorland, England : Classification : Wills / Probate


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Wills are legal documents listing a person's wishes regarding property disposal when they die, hence are useful at providing details of other members of the family of the deceased.

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Classification:GRO BMD, Births, Deaths, Marriages, National, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:Birth, Marriage & Death Certificates - BMD Index
Link:Birth, Marriage & Death Certificates - BMD Index
Description:Complete GRO indexes online & Non-Parochial BMDs service. Includes overseas BMD's for armed forces.
Extra Info:Includes Pre-1837 Non-Conformist BMDs
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Wills, Probate and Tax Records
Link:Wills, Probate and Tax Records
Description:Ancestry's Wills, Probate and Tax Records
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Abstracts of Westmorland Wills
Link:http://freepages.misc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~enzed...
Description:Abstracts of Westmorland Wills
Classification:Obituaries, Wills / Probate
Title:Black Sheep Index
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20100722053825/http://w...
Description:Black Sheep Index - Archived Copy
Extra Info:May take a few moments to load. The black sheep index is no longer live, however this is a link to an archived copy. Note that some of the files are not available. So Do Not send money or requests for more information.
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Census, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:BOYD Family and Information Centre
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20120716201636/http://c...
Description:BOYD Family and Information Centre
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of the website. Most features appear to work. There may be some delay in loading.
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, One Name Study, Wills / Probate
Title:BREW One Name Study
Link:http://brew.clients.ch/BrewONS.htm
Description:BREW One Name Study
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, Obituaries, Wills / Probate
Title:British Settlers on Argentina and Uruguay
Link:http://www.argbrit.org/
Description:British Settlers on Argentina and Uruguay
Extra Info:Many of the marriage records indicate place of birth.
Classification:Births, Deaths, Marriages, One Name Study, Wills / Probate
Title:BUCKLEY One Name Study
Link:http://www.ecwood.co.uk/
Description:BUCKLEY One Name Study
Classification:Banns, Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:CLUETT / CLEWETT Records and One Name Study
Link:http://www.cluett.org.uk/
Description:CLUETT / CLEWETT Records and One Name Study
Extra Info:Part way down the home page is the Search link.
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Deaths, Marriages, One Name Study, Wills / Probate
Title:COLDWELL and COULDWELL One Name Study
Link:http://www.coldwell-roots.co.uk/
Description:COLDWELL and COULDWELL One Name Study
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Deaths, Marriages, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:Cumberland & Westmorland Archives
Link:http://www.cumberlandarchives.co.uk/
Description:Cumberland & Westmorland Archives
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Census, Marriages, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:DALTON Data Bank and One Name Study
Link:http://www.daltondatabank.org/
Description:DALTON Data Bank and One Name Study
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Census, Marriages, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:Family History Notebook
Link:http://www.fivenine.co.uk/family_history_notebook/
Description:Family History Notebook - Selected Records from Many Counties
Classification:Baptisms, Bishops Transcripts, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:Family Search Records Collection - England
Link:Family Search Records Collection - England
Description:Family Search Records Collection - England
Extra Info:An increasing number of records, including census and parish records.
Classification:Births, Census, Deaths, Marriages, Obituaries, One Name Study, Wills / Probate
Title:GOODERSON Family History
Link:http://www.gooderson.org/
Description:GOODERSON Family History and One Name Study
Classification:Births, Certificate Exchange, Deaths, Divorces, General, Marriages, National, Wills / Probate
Title:HHA BMD COM Certificates, Wills, Photos and other vital documents
Link:http://hha-bmd.com/
Description:Online Certificates, Wills, Photos and other vital documents
Extra Info: A website which allows you to upload to the site copies of documents and files which you own, and could be useful to other family historians
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Historical Manuscripts
Link:http://www.durtnall.org.uk/
Description:Historical Manuscripts
Extra Info:Click on view collection. The information is taken from historical documents which have been found on online auction sites. May get errors is some browsers.
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, Obituaries, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:HOGARTH Family Website
Link:http://www.hogarth.org.uk/
Description:HOGARTH Family Website
Extra Info:Click on reference section for records.
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Census, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:HOLLINGWORTH One Name Study
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110611071735/http://h...
Description:HOLLINGWORTH One Name Study
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site -most information still seems to be available. HOLLINGWORTH and variations.
Classification:Births, Census, Deaths, Marriages, One Name Study, Wills / Probate
Title:LUCEY / LUCY Family History Records
Link:http://lucey.net
Extra Info:Researching the surnames LUCEY & LUCY. From early sources in England & Ireland, some back as far as 1066.
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Deaths, Marriages, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:MALLINSON Family Project
Link:http://www.mallproj-home.co.uk/
Description:MALLINSON Family Project
Extra Info:Also variants. Many concentrated around Huddersfield.
Classification:Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills / Probate
Title:National Archives - Digital Microfilms Online
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Digital Microfilms Online
Extra Info:Please read the instructions and information before downloading. Includes seaman's wills and some foreign returns of births, marriages and deaths.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:National Archives - Online Navy Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Online Navy Records and Indexes
Extra Info:Includes wills of Royal Navy Seamen 1786 -1882.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:National Archives - Online Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/our-onl...
Description:National Archives - Online Records and Indexes (UK)
Extra Info:Includes wills. Many detailed records require payment.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:National Archives - Online Wills and Death Duties Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Online Wills and Death Duties Records and Indexes
Extra Info:Includes wills from the Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1384-1858, death duty registers 1796-1811 and wills of Royal Navy seamen 1786-1882.
Classification:Births, Deaths, Marriages, Obituaries, Wills / Probate
Title:Newspaper Index Cards (Andrews), 1790-1976
Link:Andrews Newspaper Index Cards, 1790-1976 : Free Index
Description:Andrews Newspaper Index Cards, 1790-1976
Extra Info:Features a collection of notices from newspapers and various official sources, such as the London Gazette. Approximately 250,000 cards include announcements of births, marriages, obituaries, and deaths abroad; notices of wills etc.
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Census, Marriages, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:PORRITT / PRISSICK / PETTY / HOULT / HAMILTON Families
Link:http://www.davekinggenealogy.co.uk/
Description:PORRITT / PRISSICK / PETTY / HOULT / HAMILTON Families
Extra Info:Mainly in and around Yorkshire and the North East.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Probate Acts Abstracts - Prerogative Court of Canterbury
Link:Abstracts of Probate Acts
Description:Abstracts of Probate Acts in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
Extra Info:Covers 1630-1655. Includes some records from most English and Welsh Counties, with some Irish & Scottish Information
Classification:Births, Deaths, Marriages, One Name Study, Wills / Probate
Title:STEAD / STEED One Name Study
Link:http://www.stead-steedons.co.uk/
Description:STEAD / STEED One Name Study
Extra Info:All variants, including STEDE, STEADS, STEEDS etc.
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Census, Marriages, One Name Study, Parish Records, War Memorials & Other Memorials, Wills / Probate
Title:STRANGE, STRAINGE and Variants One Name Study
Link:http://www.yourtotalevent.com/people/idxpepl.htm
Description:STRANGE and STRAINGE Family History
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, Marriages, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:SWINBURN(E) Family History Site
Link:http://webspace.webring.com/people/au/um_7035/
Description:SWINBURN(E) Family History Site
Classification:National, Wills / Probate
Title:The National Archives Online Collections
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
Description:The National Archives - Collection of Digitised Public Records
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:The National Archives Records - Seamen's wills
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:Wills of Royal Naval Seamen (1786 - 1882)
Extra Info:Search and download the wills of around 35,000 men who joined the Royal Navy between 1786 and 1882
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Census, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:Various English Parish Records
Link:http://www.obliquity.com/family/parish/
Description:Various English Parish Records
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Will Transcriptions Online
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20120607045210/http://w...
Description:Will Transcriptions Online
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of a site that is no longer active. It may take a few moments to load. The index information still seems to be available, but not always the details. Scroll down for the search by County or Name.
Classification:National, Wills / Probate
Title:WILLS - Find a Will from UK Government Site
Link:https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/#wills
Description:Search for the will or probate of any person in the UK who died in or after 1996
Extra Info:UK Government Probate Search for Wills and Probate, including wills of soldiers who died while serving in the British armed forces between 1850 and 1986
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Wills Abstracts from Somerset House and Lambeth Palace
Link:http://archive.org/details/northcountrywil00courgo...
Description:Wills Abstracts from Somerset House and Lambeth Palace1383-1558
Extra Info:Online Book. Some wills for Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmorland. Index at end of book.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Wills and Administrations Index - National Probate Calendar
Link:England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941
Description:National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941
Extra Info:Covers England and Wales 1861-1941.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Wills and Administrations Index - Prerogative Court of Canterbury
Link:Index of Administrations and Wills
Description:Index of Administrations and Wills in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
Extra Info:Covers 1581-1595, 1649-60. Includes some records from most English and Welsh Counties, with some Irish & Scottish Information
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Wills and Inventories from the Registry of the Archdeaconry of Richmond
Link:http://archive.org/details/willsinventories00rich
Description:Wills and Inventories from the Registry of the Archdeaconry of Richmond
Extra Info:Online book. Covers portions of Yorkshire, Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire. Appears to cover 1443-1579. Names index at end of book.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Wills of the North of England
Link:http://archive.org/details/northcountrywill00surtu...
Description:Wills of the North of England
Extra Info:Online book. Abstracts of wills from the Northern counties of England for the period 1383-1558.
Classification:Census, General, Wills / Probate
Title:GENUKI County Page for Westmorland
Link:http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/WES/
Description:General Information for Westmorland

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