Origins.net News  August 2012
Burke's Landed Gentry Irish Families & Court of Husting Will Abstracts online, PLUS, celebrate the end of Olympics with 20% off all subscriptions!
Burke's Landed Gentry Irish Families now searchable online
Burke's Landed Gentry Irish Families, lists land-owning families of Ireland, many of which record generations stretching back many centuries. Interestingly, many of the families recorded during the first half of the 20th Century were "formerly of", indicating they no longer held the lands to which the record referred. Their inclusion was justified because of the significant contribution they and their ancestors had made to Ireland's development down the centuries.

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Burke's Landed Gentry Irish Families now searchable online
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Court of Husting Will Abstracts 1258-1688 on the National Wills Index
The court of Husting was a civil court, which had probate jurisdiction within the ancient City of London from medieval times through most of the 17th century when it became obsolete.

This volume contains indexed abstracts (summaries) to wills proved in the Court of Husting 1258–1688. These wills are detailed abstracts (summaries) of the original wills and contain the key information given in the original probate material. Copies of the original wills held at The London Metropolitan Archives.

The 3857 abstracts (containing over 10,000 names), include all personal names (testator, beneficiaries etc) with their relationships, place names, occupations, bequests of money and, in most cases, bequests of furniture, livestock, clothes and other possessions, and descriptions of lands. Also includes place of burial

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