State Archives Collection
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Probates and wills
This webinar focuses on the sources for probate in the State Archives Collection and how to find them
These records include the last will & testament. A grant of probate is the authority given by the Supreme Court of NSW to the executor(s) to deal with a deceased person's estate
Probate packets hold the last will and testament, codicils, an inventory of assets of the estate, affidavits of death and other papers
This index is for supplementary (early) probate records that are not part of the main probate series and covers the period 1790 to 1875.