Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Origins adds maps of pre-1858 probate jurisdictions

Irish Origins has added free-to-view maps of Ireland's pre-1858 probate jurisdictions* to their collection. The maps are based on those created by Jeremy Gibson for his book Probate Jurisdictions: Where to Look for Wills.

They are helpful to researchers because Irish counties rarely line up neatly with probate jurisdictions. Click the following links to view them:

*There are similar maps for England, Scotland and Wales.