National Archives help with family history searching

The latest National Archives newsletter is packed with information about sources for family history (and for more general research about individuals). This includes Prerogative Court of Canterbury wills and probate documents, 1384-1858, now available to download.

(I think, though, that for most northern probate records you’d need to contact the Borthwick Institute – northerners registered at the Canterbury court only if property-owners in the south.)

Read it here.