Series GR-1417 - Indexes to Victoria probate files and BC probated wills

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Indexes to Victoria probate files and BC probated wills

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  • 1861-1988 (Creation)

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Microfilm (neg.), 35 mm, 6 reels [B01990; B11790 - B11794]
Originals, 7.92 m textual records

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Indexes to Victoria probate files and to probated wills in the Central registry. Indexes to estates probated in Victoria and to all wills probated in province. The index serves two purposes because the Victoria court registry was responsible for maintaining the Victoria probate files and in addition kept the Central Will Registry for the Department of the Attorney General. The Victoria probate numbers (for files which are in GR-1304, GR-2083 and GR-3016) appear in the left-hand column under "papers". The will numbers (for wills found in GR-1052, GR-1574 and GR-2009) appear in the right-hand column of the indexes under remarks.

Users should note that index cards for the period 1982 to 1988 cover estates probated across the province, and provide the probate number, the registry where the estate was probated, and the central will registry number.

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Probate index cards transferred from the Victoria Court registry in January 2017.


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GR-1304, GR-2083, GR-3016, GR-1052, GR-1574 and GR-2009

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Accession number(s): 83-0426; 91-0541; G82-001

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