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Location of the Principal Probate Registry - 12/9/14

The search room for the Principal Probate Registry, where you can look for and purchase copies of wills, is now located in Court 38 of the Royal Courts of Justice.

The Registry was moved from its previous home at the Family Division, High Holborn, as a temporary measure but it now appears that these records will remain at the Royal Courts until the online service becomes available. Copies of Wills can be be ordered as normal for a fee of £10.

To find out more about accessing wills, which can be a valuable source of information to anyone conducting family research, please visit the website of the Society of Genealogists.

For other information please contact the London Probate Department which continues to be located at First Avenue House, High Holborn.

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