Probate Records (England & Wales 1858 - 2017)

Probate Search - Copy of a Will - Grant of Probate - Letters of Administration

A service provided by UK Documents (London)

30 May 2017

Our professional researchers make daily visits to the various probate registries. This enables us to search and quickly identify any available Probated Will or Probate Grant issued within England or Wales from 1858 to 2017.

With over fifteen years experience in supplying official duplicate Probate Records to both the general public, the legal profession & financial institutions, we doubt you will find a more reliable or professional service.

Our service for a copy of a will is totally confidential. Under no circumstances are executors, family members or any third party informed that a search has been made or that a copy of a will has been supplied.

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The most common reasons for requesting a probate search and probate record are:

  • to identify who are the named beneficiaries and executors
  • resolving a family dispute or issues relating to a will
  • obtaining the probate value of an estate
  • the claiming of inheritance tax relief (nil rate band)
  • historical research
  • any official legal purpose
  • just simple curiosity!

For whatever reason, we offer a fast, professional and 100% confidential service.

We aim to offer our customers a fast and reliable service. Most searches are completed within 24hrs. Documents are then despatched according to your delivery preference and within our current stated delivery time. This personal and value added service is included in our fee of £23.00. . Please note:  We are an independent company and this website is not affiliated with H.M. Government. Customers wishing to make their own search, can do so by visiting an appropriate probate registry in person. The cost of obtaining a probate record from HM Government is £10.00. For probate registry addresses, please see the government website at: