In this episode of Archives Behind the Scenes, Martyn shows us the treasure trove of information that you can find in deceased estate files.
A brief overview of the administration of the collection of death duties - Deceased estate files - and how to find the records.
This index simplifies the process of searching several different deceased estates indexes by combining all indexes into one searchable database.
Deceased Estates are a financial record of the person’s estate when they die and frequently have very detailed information about a person’s possessions.
Deceased estate files, 1880-1958 are the companion to our Probate packets. See what you can find in the files.