Between 1871 and 1982 wills and probate records were kept only at the Surrogate Registrar’s Office in the courthouse of each judicial district in [[Portal:Manitoba|Manitoba]]. Since 1982, the following wills and probate records are being transferred to the Provincial Archives:
Court records prior to 1870 are small in number. They are located at the Provincial Archives and at the local courts. The Provincial Archives web page has information about which records are being transferred to the archives.
For help finding local courthouse records, contact the Court of Queen’s Bench in Winnipeg, or contact the Provincial Archives.
Contact information for both of these can be found in the "Archives and Libraries" section.
For further information on Manitoba courts contact the Attorney General’s Department in Winnipeg: