As of Friday the 12th December, the Probate Service will make available an index of records from 1858 to the present and the records of some soldiers who died on active military service between 1860 and 1982 (predominantly those who died in the First World War) for searching online. The London Probate Search Rooms at the Principal registry will close aweek later.Read more
A change of name can completely stump family historians and provide an often insurmountable brick wall. This talk examines ways of determining a name change and how to overcome the problem using patronymics and finding aliases, deed polls etc. Many people of course just chose to change their name!
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