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How do I get my Grandads will from 1929?
« on: Sunday 09 October 16 23:53 BST (UK) »
I know someone here will point me in the right direction, My Grandad died in Waterford city in 1929, I am curious to track down his last will and testament, I have been told he gave all his money to the church, leaving his family destitute, any ideas how I would go about finding out whether this is true or not?
It is certainly important to me, and will answer many questions about my families history.
Thank you for any answers in advance.
Pete
curran, carlow, dublin.
 doyle, carlow.
 gaul, carlow
cooke, kilkenny
kelter, kilkenny
mills, kildare and queens
jones, Caernarvonshire
brophy, carlow and dublin
o'rorke galway and carlow and laois
taylor, london
kelly, dublin and cavan

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Re: How do I get my Grandads will from 1929?
« Reply #1 on: Monday 10 October 16 00:30 BST (UK) »
The Records Office of the Dublin Probate Office holds the records for grants which have issued within the past 20 years. The records for grants which issued prior to this are held at the National Archives. These may be inspected in the Reading Room of the National Archives, Bishop Street, Dublin 8.

http://www.courts.ie/Courts.ie/library3.nsf/pagecurrent/F2051BFE4462AAB3802575AF003E0ED0?opendocument

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Re: How do I get my Grandads will from 1929?
« Reply #2 on: Monday 10 October 16 01:04 BST (UK) »
Thank you, the national archives, only down the road from me, many thanks, I'll keep the topic open just for a while to see if there are any more suggestions, though I will do this one during the week.
Pete
curran, carlow, dublin.
 doyle, carlow.
 gaul, carlow
cooke, kilkenny
kelter, kilkenny
mills, kildare and queens
jones, Caernarvonshire
brophy, carlow and dublin
o'rorke galway and carlow and laois
taylor, london
kelly, dublin and cavan

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Re: How do I get my Grandads will from 1929?
« Reply #3 on: Monday 10 October 16 01:19 BST (UK) »
I'd phone them first just to ask if it would be there OR in Waterford District Office!!

See; 
http://www.courts.ie/courts.ie/library3.nsf/pagecurrent/D6536B4B00396842802575AF003E0ECC?opendocument&l=en#DPR

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Re: How do I get my Grandads will from 1929?
« Reply #4 on: Monday 10 October 16 01:33 BST (UK) »
Good point!
I will, as I said I will leave this open until I come up with some results, thanks again Hallmark  :)
All the best
Pete
curran, carlow, dublin.
 doyle, carlow.
 gaul, carlow
cooke, kilkenny
kelter, kilkenny
mills, kildare and queens
jones, Caernarvonshire
brophy, carlow and dublin
o'rorke galway and carlow and laois
taylor, london
kelly, dublin and cavan

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Re: How do I get my Grandads will from 1929?
« Reply #5 on: Monday 10 October 16 10:17 BST (UK) »
This is a LINK to the 1929 Calendar of Grants for you to check in advance

It maybe that the probate wasn't granted for a year or two and you may need to search subsequent years here - LINK
Kearney & Bourke/ Johns & Fox/ Mannion & Finan/ Donohoe & Curley
Byrne [Carthy], Keeffe/ Germaine, Butler/ McDermott, Giblin/ Lally, Dolan
Toole, Doran; Dowling, Grogan/ Reilly, Burke; Warren, Kidd [Lawless]/ Smith, Scally; Mangan, Rodgers/ Fahy, Calday; Staunton, Miller
Further generations:
Brophy Coleman Eathorn(e) Fahy Fitzpatrick Geraghty Haverty Keane Keogh Nowlan Rowe Walder