Oxfordshire Family History Society
This area of the OFHS web site contains the transcribed texts of
wills, administrations and other testamentary documents, relating to Oxfordshire, which have been
generously donated by their transcribers. Do you have any that you would be prepared
to donate? If so, please click here for contact details.
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Location of Original Documents
The majority of the transcripts presented here will be from originals
held in one of two places, as indicated in the heading of the transcript:
For the small number of transcripts from originals located elsewhere, refer
to the details given in the heading, using the GENUKI web site
mentioned above, or your favourite internet search engine, if the repository
is not familiar to you.
- ORO or OHC - designates
Oxfordshire Record Office (ORO)
or Oxfordshire History Centre (OHC)
where you will find wills proved locally, when the deceased's property was
all within the diocese. During 2011, Oxfordshire Record Office was renamed
Oxfordshire History Centre and the web address changed.
The link here will direct you to their new web site at:
Scans of the original probate documents held at Oxfordshire History Centre
may be purchased directly from OHC via the
Staff-operated copying service on their web site.
- NWI - Scans of the original probate documents held at Oxfordshire
History Centre may be purchased from Origins.net's
National Wills Index.
The Oxford Wills Collection index
is free to search. Original document images are available to purchase and view online.
- TNA - designates
The National Archives
where you will find wills proved at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, when
the deceased's property was in more than one diocese. Such wills may be searched
on-line and copies purchased, via the
Wills page of the National Archives web site.
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