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Offline carolineasb

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Re: Wills
« Reply #9 on: Sunday 16 January 22 18:59 GMT (UK) »
Please note that the fact that Confirmation was issued does not necessarily mean there was a Will by the deceased. The deceased may still have died intestate.
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Re: Wills
« Reply #10 on: Sunday 16 January 22 21:49 GMT (UK) »
1.50 from the Probate Office
https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/#wills

I don't know what information you would get from there

Brace, Arthur Henry of 4 Broompark Drive Newton Mearns Renfrewshire died 23 April 1955 Confirmation of Bertha Brace widow. Sealed London 13 July

For a will proved in another jurisdiction (e.g. Scotland) before 1963 and sealed in England, the probate registry in England keeps a copy for only 50 years. So for a sealed will from 1955, you will probably need to apply in Edinburgh, as explained in reply #7 above.

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« Reply #11 on: Monday 17 January 22 15:28 GMT (UK) »
For a will proved in another jurisdiction (e.g. Scotland) before 1963 and sealed in England, the probate registry in England keeps a copy for only 50 years. So for a sealed will from 1955, you will probably need to apply in Edinburgh, as explained in reply #7 above.

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Re: Wills
« Reply #12 on: Monday 17 January 22 19:45 GMT (UK) »
Please note this is Confirmation expede (issued) in Scotland that has been sealed in England as the deceased must have had Estate in England/Wales  and may not necessarily have a Will attached. Confirmation is not mandatory and may be testate (with a will) or intestate (without a will), however, there is no way of knowing with the details from the English sealing details.
Tannahill:  Ayrshire, Renfrewshire
Mulgrew/Milgrew:  Glasgow
Canning: Renfrewshire


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« Reply #13 on: Wednesday 19 January 22 18:23 GMT (UK) »
'Confirmation' in Scotland is the equivalent of Probate in England, and indicates that there was a will. In this case it will be in the National Records of Scotland, but not online. In order to see it you'd have to either visit the searchroom or arrange to order a copy.

These links give more information about procedures in Scotland:

https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/guides/wills-and-testaments

https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/research/guides/wills-and-testaments

Thanks, will have a look at the National Records of Scotland.

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Re: Wills
« Reply #14 on: Thursday 20 January 22 17:05 GMT (UK) »
1.50 from the Probate Office
https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/#wills

I don't know what information you would get from there

Brace, Arthur Henry of 4 Broompark Drive Newton Mearns Renfrewshire died 23 April 1955 Confirmation of Bertha Brace widow. Sealed London 13 July

For a will proved in another jurisdiction (e.g. Scotland) before 1963 and sealed in England, the probate registry in England keeps a copy for only 50 years. So for a sealed will from 1955, you will probably need to apply in Edinburgh, as explained in reply #7 above.

How do I apply in Edinburgh?