How to Search for Wills Online

Search for a specific person's will by calling the courthouse of the county where the person lived and asking if it has begun putting its records online.

Find blank wills and will templates for various circumstances at

Go to for a large directory of old wills from Great Britain dating from the 14th to the 19th centuries.

Find wills from famous individuals by doing a simple web search or going to the Famous Wills section of



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