England Will Beneficiary Indexes

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Indexes to the persons mentioned in probate documents.

Some estimate that only 5-10% of the population left a will. Those persons named in a will, a beneficiary, account for a much larger portion of the population. The table below lists known indexes to beneficiaries.

County Courts Years Covered Availability
Cheshire



6359911

Derbyshire

Online

Essex Wills at Essex Record Office 1675-1858

Mrs. T. Broughton, 43 Pertwee Drive, Chelmsford, England, CM2 8DY
Please restrict enquiries to a maximum of two names at a time.

Hampshire
Lincolnshire
Northumberland
Oxfordshire Archdeaconry Wills
1785-1800 Published in 2002 by The Eureka Partnership
Wiltshire
14 Courts
1800-1858

Yorkshire (East Riding)