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Durham Probate Records: probate bonds 1840-1858









DPRI/3/1840/T13 1 July 1840 will bond, penal sum £100; Charles DOUGLAS, yeoman, of Brancepeth in the county of Durham. Died 26 May 1840 granted to Henry Douglas, brother and residuary legatee, there being no executor named in the will

DPRI/3/1842/A63 27 May 1842 administration bond, penal sum £200; Andrew DOUGLASS, grocer, of Berwick-upon-Tweed in the county of Northumberland. Died 11 September 1841

DPRI/3/1843/A144/2-4 16 November 1843 renunciation; George NESBITT, stonemason, of Newcastle upon Tyne in the county of Northumberland. Died 31 October 1843 renunciation of Charlotte Douglas, daughter

DPRI/3/1845/A14/1 8 February 1845 administration bond, penal sum £400; John TURNER, yeoman, widower, of Amble in the parish of Warkworth in the county of Northumberland. Died 12 July 1844 administration granted to Jane Douglass, daughter and only other next of kin.

DPRI/3/1847/A69 15 May 1847 administration bond, penal sum £200; Mary DOUGLAS, spinster, of Whithorn in Wigtonshire in North Britain. Died 9 December 1846

DPRI/3/1848/A140 1848 administration bond, penal sum £8,000; Thomas DOUGLAS, ship-owner, of Bishopwearmouth in the county of Durham. Died 29 October 1848

DPRI/3/1855/A167 14 September 1855 administration bond, penal sum £200; John DOUGLASS, cordwainer, bachelor, of North Shields in the parish of Tynemouth in the county of Northumberland. Died 8 August 1855

DPRI/3/1855/T42 12 November 1855 will bond, penal sum £200; John RAMAGE, gardener, of West Thirston in the parish of Felton in the county of Northumberland. Died 19 August 1855 administration with the will annexed granted to Mary Douglas, niece and universal legatee, no executor being named

DPRI/3/1856/A193 7 November 1856 administration bond, penal sum £600; Sarah DOUGLAS, of Morpeth in the County of Northumberland. Died 7 June 1851 grant of administration to Snowden Douglas, husband

DPRI/3/1856/A194/1-3 7 November 1856 administration bond, penal sum £40; Eleanor ARMOURER. Died June 1856
grant of administration to Snowden Douglas, limited to the deceased's interest in the sum of £270


Durham Probate Records
  • 1726 - 1785
  • 1786 - 1819
  • 1820 - 1839
  • 1840 - 1858
  • See also:
  • Durham burials 1813-1835



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