Deceased estates index 1880-1958

NameSurnameDate of DeathPlaceDate Duty PaidRemarksItem NoReel No
RalphHUTCHINSON13/05/1897HardenIndex card annotated with B67183. Occupation: BoilermakerZ14039 [20/7038]Details
Herbert MaxwellIRVING17/11/1921Bundilla near WarrenIndex card annotated with B110890. Occupation: grazierZ14522 [20/7045]Details
IsabellaJOHNSTON24/03/1922BondiIndex card annotated with B117218. Occupation: spinsterZ14856 [20/7051]Details
Emily EllenHUGHES24/04/1922HamiltonIndex card annotated with B176608. Occupation: married womanZ15369 [20/7060]Details
Ernest SydneyJOHNSTONE23/12/1918GranvilleIndex card annotated with B154434. Occupation: ironmoulderZ15217 [20/7058]Details
Donald CampbellHOWAT28/06/1914Dulwich Hill14/01/1915Index card annotated with B76657 (renumbered). Occupation: merchant tailor[19/10241]3031Details
Richard Vincent CarbetHOWARD29/08/1905Casino14/12/1905File now at Z15408 [20/7060]. Index card annotated with B183644. Occupation: bee farmer[19/10221]3029Details
Lucy WJESSE17/09/1921Glenfield08/12/1921Index card annotated with est[ate] papers not located. Dated 07/01/1965[19/10256]3034Details
WalterHOPKINSON01/07/1920Teralba24/09/1920'Z' entry lists locality as Teralla and annotated with: Index card annotated with A56853.[19/10254]3034Details
Arthur JohnHUDSON20/05/1923Ashfield29/08/1923File now at Z14207 [20/7041]. Index card annotated with B65782. Occupation: retired chemist[19/10260]3034Details

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People who died leaving property or other assets & possessions ('estates') were subject to death duties. The files contain the papers, correspondence and other documentation relating to the assessment of death duty by the Stamp Duties Office and are a financial record of a person’s estate, often containing detailed information about a person’s possessions.

Deceased estate file listing contents in the house

Deceased estates: what the files can tell you

We hold over 570,000 deceased estate files for the years 1880 to 1958. The Stamp Duties Office created a file for every person who died leaving property or other assets ('estates'), which were subject to death duties