A rare find in the #archives is this small locket. It was found among the Intestate papers of Charles Thompson Dunbar.
In this episode of Archives Behind the Scenes, Martyn shows us the treasure trove of information that you can find in deceased estate files.
These files, dating from the 1880s to late 1950s, were created when death duty was payable in NSW and are a financial record of someone...
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].