Probates and wills

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NSW probate records

Sources and techniques for finding all the details of NSW probate records

Probate packets

This webinar focuses on the sources for probate in the State Archives Collection and how to find them

Probate packets & wills guide

These records include the last will & testament. A grant of probate is the authority given by the Supreme Court of NSW to the executor(s) to deal with a deceased person's estate

Probate packets: what the files can tell you

Probate packets hold the last will and testament, codicils, an inventory of assets of the estate, affidavits of death and other papers

Probate records - supplementary index 1790-1875

This index is for supplementary (early) probate records that are not part of the main probate series and covers the period 1790 to 1875.