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Probate/Wills
« on: Monday 13 September 21 15:01 BST (UK) »
What is the latest year that probate/wills are available in Hampshire please, if anyone knows. I guess sometime in the 1900's.
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Re: Probate/Wills
« Reply #1 on: Monday 13 September 21 15:08 BST (UK) »
From 1858 they held nationally and are Indexed on line and can be ordered from the Probate Office.

https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk

They go up to 2021.
CHOULES All ,  COKER Harwich Essex & Rochester Kent 
COLE Gt. Oakley, & Lt. Oakley, Essex.
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EVERITT Colchester, Dovercourt & Harwich Essex
GULLIVER/GULLOFER Fifehead Magdalen Dorset
HORSCROFT Kent.
KING Sturminster Newton, Dorset. MONK Odiham Ham.
SCOTT Wrabness, Essex
WILKINS Stour Provost, Dorset.
WICKHAM All in North Essex.
WICKHAM Medway Towns, Kent from 1880
WICKHAM, Ipswich, Suffolk.

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Re: Probate/Wills
« Reply #2 on: Monday 20 September 21 20:11 BST (UK) »
Thanks, yes I knew they were held at the probate office, but wondered if copies were kept in Hampshire as well, but I guess not, seeing as nobody has said they are. Didn't realise they go up to 2021 though.
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Re: Probate/Wills
« Reply #3 on: Monday 20 September 21 20:24 BST (UK) »
Thanks, yes I knew they were held at the probate office, but wondered if copies were kept in Hampshire as well, but I guess not, seeing as nobody has said they are. Didn't realise they go up to 2021 though.

I think you will find that Hampshire Archives in Winchester (like many county record offices) have register copies of the wills of Hampshire testators on microfilm, up to about 1940.

Best to email them to check their holdings, and also their opening hours.
https://www.hants.gov.uk/librariesandarchives/archives



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Re: Probate/Wills
« Reply #4 on: Monday 20 September 21 20:47 BST (UK) »
From Probatesearch, cost is 1.50 per will.
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Re: Probate/Wills
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 21 September 21 15:45 BST (UK) »
Thanks for the info.
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Re: Probate/Wills
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 23 September 21 12:51 BST (UK) »
From Probatesearch, cost is 1.50 per will.

...and the turn around at the moment is only a few days. A really great cheap service compared to hose it was a while back costing 10. 
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