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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:Births, Census, Deaths, Marriages, Wills / Probate
Title:British Presence in South Patagonia
Link:http://patbrit.org/
Description:British Presence in South Patagonia
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: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:http://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: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: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: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:New Zealand Archives
Link:http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/
Description:New Zealand Archives
Extra Info:Includes references to probate records for UK citizens.
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:Wills / Probate
Title:Public Record Office of Victoria
Link:http://prov.vic.gov.au/provguide-23
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: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, 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.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Wills and Death Duties Records and Indexes - National Archives Online
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.

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