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British Abroad, British Islands : Classification : Wills / Probate


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:Archives of New Zealand
Link:http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/
Description:New Zealand Archives
Extra Info:Includes references to probate records for UK citizens.
Classification:Births, Census, Deaths, Marriages, Wills / Probate
Title:British Presence in South Patagonia
Link:https://patbrit.org/
Description:British Presence in South Patagonia
Extra Info:A wealth of information about those British who settled in here.
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:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Wills / Probate
Title:Brits in South America Database
Link:http://www.sabrits.co.uk/
Description:Brits in South America Database
Extra Info:List of Britons living and working in South America with details of the data source.
Classification:Burials / Cremations, Deaths, Wills / Probate
Title:China Familes - Families Living and Working in China
Link:https://www.chinafamilies.net/
Description:China Familes - Families of All Nationalities who Lived, Worked and Died in China 1850-1940
Extra Info:Click on Records to see the databases that are currently included. Currently over 50,000 names can be searched.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Diocese of London Consistory Court Wills Index
Link:https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/londo...
Description:Diocese of London Consistory Court Wills Index, 1514-1858
Extra Info:Scroll down the page for index.This index contains 31,000 entries of wills and letters of administration, compiled from the London Diocesan Court registers,1514-1858. Some people from the East India Company.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Vol 4
Link:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 4
Description:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 4
Extra Info:This volume is compiled from the Scots who died in North America, but whom, instead of registering their testaments in Edinburgh, registered them with the prerogative court in Canterbury.
Classification:Births, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, Marriages, Wills / Probate
Title:Families in British India Society
Link:https://www.fibis.org
Description:Families in British India Society
Extra Info:The Fibis database and FIbiWiki sections appear to contain most of the information.
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:Jamaican Family Search
Link:http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/
Description:Jamaican Family Search
Extra Info:Includes many British people in Jamaica. There is also a useful site search.
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:Public Record Office of Victoria, Australia
Link:https://prov.vic.gov.au/explore-collection/online-...
Description:Public Record Office of Victoria Online Indexes
Extra Info:Includes wills and more.
Classification:Census, Wills / Probate
Title:Scotland Data from Ancestry
Link:Scotland Data from Ancestry
Description:Scotland Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes 1861-1901 censuses; Scottish Covenanters Index; Scots in the West Indies, 1707-1857; Various wills
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, Wills / Probate
Title:The Society of Genealogists (SOG)
Link:http://www.sog.org.uk/
Description:The Society of Genealogists (SOG)
Extra Info:Can search for a surname for free, however a membership is required to access the detailed information. Click Search to see a list of the data online.

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