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Trying to find will for Bernard Manning

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Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 24 Feb 2012 23:16
Obtaining a copy of a will


Reggie Report 24 Feb 2012 18:47

Just to add..........the fee is non-refundable.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 24 Feb 2012 17:15

"..........enclosing the £5 fee........"

Sorry, didn't it go up to £6? Good value never the less.


LadyKira Report 24 Feb 2012 17:03

There is usually a stand at WDYTYA Live about researching probate.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Feb 2012 15:28

Assuming that probate has been granted, you can visit First Avenue House, 42-49 High Holborn, London WC1 6NP (tel: 020 7947 6939) which is the principal probate registry for England and Wales, and make a search in person.
Alternatively, you can visit the probate registry that covers your district. Brighton is one of 11 locations that have a district registry.
There are also 18 sub-registries and you'll find a full list of both with addresses and opening times on the HM Courts Service website.
It is possible also to request a copy of a will by writing to The Postal Searches & Copies Dept, York Probate Sub-Registry, 1st Floor, Castle Chambers, Clifford Street, York, YO1 9RG, giving the full name, address and date of death of the deceased, stating what you require and enclosing the £5 fee. Requests are not accepted by phone

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WDYTYALive Advisor Report 24 Feb 2012 14:42

We are at WDYTYA and looking for advice on how to trace the will of Bernard Charles Fuller Manning, died November 1991 in France, but will was in England.

He was born in 1933, lived mainly in Eastbourne, was in Navy.

Any help or guidance would be greatly appreciated.

Posted on behalf of Rose Norton by Phil Moir (GR) at WDYTYA