The Scottish Probate Calendar, 1876 – 1936 on Ancestry

The Scottish Probate Calendar, 1876 – 1936 on Ancestry

For those people with Scottish Ancestry then this new collection from Ancestry maybe useful.

This collection includes an index and images to the annually published Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories filed in Scotland for the years 1876–1936. In Scotland, probate records are called confirmations and they include a testament and an inventory of the estate. The testament is the court record ordering distribution of the deceased’s estate. Some included wills (testament testamentar) and some did not (testament dative), the latter being more common.

The records can be searched here (£)

Copies of inventories & testaments can be ordered via ScotlandsPeople website.