Portage la Prairie Surrogate Court probate books Help

 

Title 

 

Portage la Prairie Surrogate Court probate books

 

Schedule 

 

J 0289

 

Dates of Creation 

 

1884-1976

 

Physical Description 

 

48 volumes

 

Record forms part of 

 

Regional Surrogate Court probate books

 

Scope and Content 

 

Series consists of instruments issued by the Portage la Prairie Surrogate Court authorizing the administration of the estate of a deceased person. Instruments included: grant of probate (issued to register the will of the deceased and the executor named in the will. A copy of the will is sometimes included with the grant of probate); letters of administration (issued to appoint someone to administer the estate of the deceased, when an individual dies without leaving a will (intestate)); letters of administration with will annexed (are issued to appoint someone to administer the estate of the deceased, when an individual dies leaving an informal document purporting to express his/her wishes); and special grants (issued by the court for a variety of reasons including when the estate is very small; when ancillary orders are made subsequent to the original orders of the court; or in matters of guardianship).

Chronological; bound by type of instrument.

 

Restrictions on Access 

 

There are no restrictions on access to these records.

 

Terms For Use and Reproduction 

 

Researchers are responsible for observing copyright legislation. Permission may be required for any form of publication or exhibition where records are not in the public domain.

 

Custodial History 

 

Records transferred to Archives under records schedule.

 

Related Material 

 

For corresponding estate files, see ATG 0064A.

For Winnipeg probate books, see ATG 0022A.

For application registers and central index, see A 0117.

For application books, see A 0067.

For judicial district indexes, see ATG 0068.

 

Notes 

 

This series was discontinued in 1974, when the practice of filing instruments on the estate file began

 

Accruals 

 

Further accruals are not expected.

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Entity or entities that created these records

These records were created by the following Manitoba government entity or entities. Click on the name of the entity for information about this entity and other records it created.

1884-1976 :

Surrogate Court

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Accession NumberExtentDatesMore Info.
GR2466 48 volumes 1884-1976

 

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