Minnedosa Surrogate Court probate books Help




Minnedosa Surrogate Court probate books




J 0289


Dates of Creation 




Physical Description 


35 volumes


Record forms part of 


Regional Surrogate Court probate books


Scope and Content 


Series consists of instruments issued by the Minnedosa 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.




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




Further accruals are not expected.


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.

1909-1965 :

Surrogate Court


How to proceed

These records may be consulted in the Archives Research Room. Consult the listings database to find location codes.

This material is not available for microfilm loan.

Click on the relevant accession below to view an online list of these records.

Accession NumberExtentDatesMore Info.
GR3917 35 volumes 1909-1965


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