A rare find in the #archives is this small locket. It was found among the Intestate papers of Charles Thompson Dunbar.



Intestate: A person who dies without leaving a will.

This guide provides an overview of the Office of the Curator of Intestate Estates and a select list of related records series

Not digitised

Intestate: A person who dies without leaving a will. This is a very large series of records comprising 964 boxes. The records have been indexed from 1821 to 1913: [6/3481-3910] (excluding boxes of miscellaneous papers) [10/27478-27949] and [6/26823-24, 6/26843-45].

Every now and then rare we find rare examples of collection items which may be described as 'treasures'. One example is the intestate estate file for a Mr Patrick Birmingham who died in 1907. Most of the records on this page are not typically found in intestate estate...