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Gloucestershire Wills pre 1858

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mark Report 14 Jan 2013 23:23

I am trying to order the Will of Edward Smithsend Phelps who had a will probated in Deerhurst, Gloucestershire in 1821. I have found the following website that lists the existence of the will, but when I click on "order" nothing happens.

Has anyone had success ordering wills from this site:


Mark Phelps


Reggie Report 14 Jan 2013 23:42

As far as I can deduce, all you can see on that site is a transcription of the Probate............not the Will

Step 4. Obtain a copy of the probate record
Once you have found an index reference to a probate, obtain a copy of the record. Do so by one of these methods:

Visit or contact the record office that has the original records in its collection.
Visit the Family History Library or a family history center and obtain a copy of the record on microfilm. For more information, click on a court name below.

Your best bet is to contact the County Records Office in Gloucester

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 15 Jan 2013 07:30

(try above link)

Chris :)