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Portpatrick, Wigtownshire, Scotland Genealogy

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= Probate Records =
Portpatrick&nbsp;was under the probate jurisdiction of the Commissary Court of Wigtown until 1823, and since then has been under the Sheriff's Court of Wigtown. Probate records for 1513- 1901 are indexed online at [http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk].&nbsp;You must register on the website but use of the index to probate records, called 'Wills &amp; Testaments,' is free. You may then purchase a copy of the document or, if the document is before 1823, it will be on microfilm at the Family History Library. To find the microfilm numbers, search in the library http[https://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display#form=localitysearchcatalog catalog&columns=*,180,0 catalog {{dead link}} nbsp;] for the 'Place-names' of&nbsp;Wigtown and the subject of 'Probate records.' Then click on the link to the records of the Commissariat of Wigtwon, <br>The library also has some post-1823 probate records for Wigtown. Look in the library http[https://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display#form=localitysearch&columns=*,180,0 catalog {{dead link}} catalog] for the 'Place-names' of&nbsp;Wigtown and the subjects of 'Probate Records' and 'Probate Records - Indexes.' <br>
Read more about [[Scotland Probate Records|<u>Scotland Probate Records</u>.]]
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Return to the [[Wigtonshire, Scotland Parishes|Wigtonshire]] parish list.
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