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Probate Jurisdictions: Where to Look for Wills. 5th edition. Jeremy Gibson & Else Churchill


Wills and their associated records are amongst the most useful and important records for family and local historians. The new (5th) edition of this invaluable guide is designed for the newcomer to local and family history, naand its purpose is to suggest where to start looking for wills and their assocaited records..It provides simply-presented information on ecclesiastical courts and their jurisdiction (with maps), the locations of wills both pre- and post 858, and details of indexes and other printed finding aids. periods of coverage, indexes and other finding aids. The coverage has now been to cover England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.