Ontario Government Record Series RG 22-242
22 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) and administration (estates without wills) issued by the Surrogate Court for the Colborne District (1842-1849), the United Counties of Peterborough and Victoria (1850-1863) and the County of Peterborough (1863-).
The first volume in this series differs from the later standard format for these books. It records the petition for probate or administration and, in the case of probates, a copy of the will is included. The petitions do not include dates of death. Up to 1892, these volumes also contain grants of guardianship. Guardianship grants between 1889 and 1892 however are all added at the end of register no. 5 (1873-1886). The Registers are individually indexed.
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