Ontario Government Record Series RG 22-310
15 reels of microfilm (textual records)
Registers, also known as probate and administration books, contain the court's copy of all grants of probate (in estates with wills) and administration (estates without wills) for the Western District (1795-1849), the United Counties of Essex, Kent and Lambton (1850-1851), the United Counties of Essex and Lambton (1851-1853) and the County of Essex (1853-).
The early registers up to 1858 are registers of probate only. Registration of intestate estates (administrations) only appear in the early court minutes (RG 22-313). Three early Probate Books include copies of the original wills only. Since there is no registration date included with the wills, these books have been dated by the wills contained in them; this accounts for the overlapping dates between volumes.
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