Wills and probate
- Probate inventories
- Reading probate records
- Church Courts - probate records before 11 January 1858
- How to find probate records before 11 January 1858
- How to find a will or administration after 11 January 1858
- How to order copies of probate records and further reading
Probate records contain a wealth of information about people, their families, property and possessions.
You are very likely to need to consult a will, administration or probate inventory at some point in your family, home or local history research.
You can see most of the sources mentioned below at the Norfolk Record Office (NRO) and the Norfolk Heritage Centre (NHC).