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Please note the administrative history information provided on the State Records Authority website is limited in scope and is not intended to be exhaustive. The administrative histories for government agencies found on State Records’ website are intended to provide general information relating to a government body or agency, changes to organisational structure, governance, purpose and may also include details of relevant information and changes made to it from time to time. Major structural or functional changes are generally included to assist in understanding the context of the records held as State archives. For specific information the relevant government body or agency should be contacted directly.

Series number: 2665 
Title: Probate papers [Court of Civil Jurisdiction] 
Start date: 20 Jul 1790 
End date: 14 Jul 1814 
Contents start date: 20 Jul 1790 
Contents end date: 14 Jul 1814 

Descriptive note: The Court was empowered to grant probate on wills and administration of the personal estate of intestates dying within the settlement.

The dates for this series are based upon the contents dates of the State archives held in custody.

A detailed listing exists in the Record Group system item lists at [5/1166].

(5/1166); microfilm copy SR Reel 391). 1 box.

This description is extracted from Concise Guide to the State Archives of New South Wales, 3rd Edition 2000.

Home location: This series is held at Western Sydney Records Centre. 
Format: Loose papers 


Arrangement: Chronological 
Bridging aids: An index is available on State Records web site Index to early probate records. 
Copies: Microfilm copy State Records Reel 391 - available in both reading rooms 
Item control status: Item Lists are not available electronically. Please contact reading rooms for assistance. 

Creating agency:
1042 Court of Civil Jurisdiction  20 Jul 1790 ~ 14 Jul 1814 

Current agency responsible:
23 Supreme Court of New South Wales  

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Succeeding series:

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Controlling series:

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Activities documented by this series:
19 Common Law Proceedings  20 Jul 1790 ~ 14 Jul 1814 

Persons creating this series:

Record items in this series:

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