Ontario Government Record Series RG 22-211
7.5 metres of textual records
36 volumes of textual records
Series consists of registers, also known as probate and administration books, which contain the Waterloo County Surrogate Court's copy of all grants of probate (in estates with wills) and administration (estates without wills) issued by the court. Before 1892, they also contain grants of guardianship.
Prior to 1858, there appears to have been no standard format established for the registers. As a result, the contents and organisation of the registers for the early Surrogate Courts can vary. After 1858, a standard format was laid down.
Click on the link(s) below for more information.Ontario. Surrogate Courts
See Series RG 22-5473 for a guardianship register.
See Series RG 22-214 for related estate files.
These records were created by the following Ontario government agency or agencies. Click on the agency reference code for information about this agency and other records it created.
|Surrogate Courts (BA44)|
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