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Offline kentishkiwi

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Query re digitised wills on Archway
« on: Wednesday 22 May 19 20:41 BST (UK) »
Hi
I notice some wills are available to download directly on the Archway website. I have downloaded my grandfather's will from 1980 yet I have others back in the late 1960s that aren't even available on the Family Search website. Can anyone tell me the reasoning behind what appears to be random digitising.
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Re: Query re digitised wills on Archway
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 22 May 19 21:58 BST (UK) »
I think it depends on which Archives office the probate was filed in.
The digitising was done by volunteers in all 4 offices.
Have you found the probates on Archway?

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Re: Query re digitised wills on Archway
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 22 May 19 22:08 BST (UK) »
Hi Janette

Yes, I have actually downloaded straight from Archway. I have been having fun checking out a few other relatives and found a few more. The dates are random and so far appear to be Auckland ones.

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Re: Query re digitised wills on Archway
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 23 May 19 00:19 BST (UK) »
I too, have found some that can be downloaded from Archway. A pleasant surprise.  ;D

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HAMMOND, Cainham/Caynham, Shropshire, U.K. Otago-NZ.
GALBRAITH, Ireland, Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Kensington-London, U.K.
GRANT, Sct., Dunedin, Otago-NZ., Vancouver, Canada.
GLASS, Aberdeenshire, Otago-NZ.
CAIRNEY/CARNEY/KEARNEY/Ireland, Airdrie, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
O'BRIEN Mary Ann, Limerick, Otago-NZ.
NICOL(L) James, Scotland, Otago-NZ.
SCOTT Thomas, Shetland, Otago-NZ.
MCHARDY/MCHARDIE Euphemia, Scotland, Otago-NZ.

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Re: Query re digitised wills on Archway
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 23 May 19 02:42 BST (UK) »
I too, have found some that can be downloaded from Archway. A pleasant surprise.  ;D

Minniehaha.

Sure is a surprise! :)

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