England, Hampshire Probate Abstracts (FamilySearch Historical Records)
|This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.|
This collection contains wills from the Consistory Court of Winchester and the Archdeaconry Court of Winchester. The extracts were created by volunteers and employees of the LDS Family History Library.
Citation for This Collection
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- Genealogical Society of Utah. "England, Hampshire Probate Abstracts." Index based on the International Genealogical Index. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
- Full name of deceased
- Date of probate
- Date of will
- Names of children, spouse and cousins
- Relationship to listed persons
- Place of residence
How to Use the Record
Beginning Your Search
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- Name of your ancestor
- Approximate year of death
Browsing the Images
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⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "_____________" category
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⇒ Select the "_____________" category which will take you to the images
Look at each image one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
Using the Information
When you have found the information on your ancestor, the following information may help you on your search:
- Use the age found on the abstract to calculate the birth year. After you have found the birth year, search in the England, Births and Christenings collection. You may be able to find the birth place in the abstract as well. If there is a birthplace on the record, you should type in the birthplace as well as the birth year.
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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.