Thursday, 6 March 2014

Ancestry adds Gloucestershire, England, Wills and Inventories, 1541-1858

These 85,306 entries in a new collection on ancestry.co.uk could be a treasure chest if you have Gloucestershure ancestors. Sourced from the Gloucestershire Archives these probate records, wills and inventories, for the Diocese of Gloucestershire are indexed images of the originals.
An exact search for the surname Cowley found 96 records, a quarter inventories, the bulk wills.
FamilySearch has a useful summary regarding Gloucestershire probate records.
You may also be interested in the genealogical search page at the Gloucestershire Archives.

1 comment:

Nathan Murphy said...

Do you still have the direct link to this collection? I'd like to add it to FamilySearch Wiki, but haven't been able to find it. Thanks.