Ontario Government Record Series RG 22-226
37 volumes of textual records
Series consists of registers, also known as probate and administration books, which contain the court's copy of all grants of probate (in estates with wills), administration (estates without wills), and guardianships issued by the Surrogate Court for the Talbot District (1839-1849) and the County of Norfolk (1850-). Also included are copies of administration and succession duty bonds. Register No. 1 has a different format from the rest of the Registers. Instead of a proper grant format, estates were registered in the form of an affidavit of authenticity of the will and a copy of the will (in the case of testates) or an affidavit re: death (for intestates) was included.
Each Register is individually indexed with the exception of Register No. 1. An index to Register No. 1 is contained in the first volume of this series.
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