Thursday, 22 December 2011

Alternative source for pre-1858 Welsh wills


FamilySearch have added a collection of abstracts of pre-1858 wills and administrations for the dioceses of Llandaff (1575-1839), St. Asaph (1760-1790), and St. David's (1610-1858). There are 71,262 images browseable by diocese and year. These are abstracts, not the original probate images. A wiki entry on the collection is at http://goo.gl/vJ6Fw

The National Library of Wales have a more extended collection of Welsh wills, with original images. See the posting at http://goo.gl/rkl6o




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