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The probate system (West Indies)

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Central Directorate for the Colonies, The Colonial Office Collections concerning the West Indies from the files donated by the decedent estate of Governor P. Hansen (1848 - 1850)
Central Directorate for the Colonies, The Colonial Office Probate designations, St. Croix (1896 - 1910)
Central Directorate for the Colonies, The Colonial Office Probate designations, St. Thomas and St. John (1895 - 1909)
Chamber of Customs, West India and Guinea Office Administration of the estate left by Councillor Paul Paulli and his wife on St. Thomas (1769 - 1769)
Chamber of Customs, West India and Guinea Office Administration of the estate left by Secretary Bondorff on St. Thomas (1770 - 1770)
Chamber of Customs, West India and Guinea Office Probate case brought before Judge Advocate-General D. W. Vildhagen, Commander-in-Chief on St. Thomas (1764 - 1764)
Danish Chancellery Drafts and attachments for West India files (1671 - 1699)
Danish Chancellery Drafts and attachments for West India files (1699 - 1771)
Danish Chancellery Drafts and attachments for West India files (1773 - 1799)
Danish Chancellery Regarding West India files (1700 - 1746)
Danish Chancellery West India files (1671 - 1699)
Danish Chancellery West India files (1699 - 1771)
Danish Chancellery West India files (1773 - 1799)
Danish Chancellery, Joint Department Index to West Indian register of wills (1802 - 1807)
Danish Chancellery, Joint Department West Indian register of wills (1802 - 1807)
Government-General Files relating to register of correspondence, series A (1828 - 1836)
Government-General, St. Croix Military Probate Court Probate Court records of proceedings etc. (1767 - 1785)
Government-General, St. Croix Military Probate Court Registers of probate letters (1767 - 1785)
Guinea Company Probate letters concerning deceased Company functionaries on the Guinea Coast (1770 - 1789)
Guinea Company Register of incoming and delivered probates (1771 - 1789)
Sheriff of Christiansted Abstract of indexes to registers of mortgage (1788 - 1795)
Sheriff of Christiansted Abstracts of administration of estates of burghers and planters  (1812 - 1822)
Sheriff of Christiansted Alphabetcial indexes to copies of probate letters (1800 - 1855)
Sheriff of Christiansted Case papers of the Probate Court in alphabetical order (1847 - 1889)
Sheriff of Christiansted Case papers of the Probate Court, individuals (1748 - 1857)
Sheriff of Christiansted Cash book of Christiansted Probate Court (1814 - 1819)
Sheriff of Christiansted Chronological list of probated estates (1781 - 1843)
Sheriff of Christiansted Copies of miscellaneous probate letters (1835 - 1868)
Sheriff of Christiansted Copies of probate letters in chronological order (1800 - 1855)
Sheriff of Christiansted Declarations by executors (1810 - 1814)
Sheriff of Christiansted Files concerning undivided estates  (1802 - 1849)
Sheriff of Christiansted Final settlements of probates (1800 - 1887)
Sheriff of Christiansted Miscellaneous files concerning probate matters (1805 - 1870)
Sheriff of Christiansted Notifications of deaths to the Probate Court (1803 - 1847)
Sheriff of Christiansted Perquisites journals of the Clerk and Notary Public (1829 - 1847)
Sheriff of Christiansted Probate Administrator's copybooks concerning estates (1812 - 1832)
Sheriff of Christiansted Probate Administrator's correspondence (1805 - 1827)
Sheriff of Christiansted Probate Administrator's general copybook (1803 - 1807)
Sheriff of Christiansted Probate Administrator's perquisites journals  (1831 - 1842)
Sheriff of Christiansted Probate Court records of proceedings concerning burghers and planters (1747 - 1883)
Sheriff of Christiansted Probate Court records of proceedings concerning civil servants  (1759 - 1863)
Sheriff of Christiansted Probate Court records of proceedings concerning non-commissioned officers, private soldiers, servants, unemployed persons, and free blacks  (1781 - 1833)
Sheriff of Christiansted Probate Court's current account with the Burgher Council  (1800 - 1841)
Sheriff of Christiansted Probates (1817 - 1887)
Sheriff of Christiansted Register of probate letters concerning non-commissioned officers, private soldiers, servants, unemployed persons, and free blacks (1786 - 1792)
Sheriff of Christiansted Register of wills etc.  (1740 - 1845)
Sheriff of Christiansted Registers of inventories and appraisals concerning all ranks and classes  (1800 - 1878)
Sheriff of Christiansted Registers of inventories and appraisals concerning burghers and planters (1747 - 1799)
Sheriff of Christiansted Registers of inventories and appraisals concerning civil servants  (1755 - 1800)
Sheriff of Christiansted Registers of inventories and appraisals concerning non-commissioned officers, private soldiers, servants and others (1782 - 1798)
Sheriff of Christiansted Registers of probate letters concerning burghers and planters (1736 - 1790)
Sheriff of Christiansted Registers of probate letters concerning civil servants  (1734 - 1797)
Sheriff of Christiansted Separate index to registers of mortgages, letters H-W (1801 - 1801)
Sheriff of Christiansted Settled estates (case papers of the Probate Court) in chronological order (1848 - 1887)
Sheriff of Frederiksted Abstract from Probate Court records of proceedings (1844 - 1860)
Sheriff of Frederiksted Case papers of the Probate Court (1859 - 1903)
Sheriff of Frederiksted Copybooks of the Probate Court (1871 - 1889)
Sheriff of Frederiksted Miscellaneous old probate cases (1761 - 1832)
Sheriff of Frederiksted Probate Court records of proceedings concerning all ranks and classes  (1844 - 1881)
Sheriff of Frederiksted Probate Court records of proceedings concerning burghers and planters  (1760 - 1793)
Sheriff of Frederiksted Probate Court records of proceedings concerning civil servants  (1781 - 1801)
Sheriff of Frederiksted Probate Court records of proceedings concerning non-commissioned officers, private soldiers, servants, and unemployed persons (1781 - 1801)
Sheriff of Frederiksted Probate Court records of proceedings concerning the estate of manager Thomas Clarke (1849 - 1849)
Sheriff of Frederiksted Probate register concerning burghers and planters  (1760 - 1794)
Sheriff of Frederiksted Probate register concerning non-commissioned officers, private soldiers, servants, and unemployed persons  (1781 - 1800)
Sheriff of Frederiksted Probate registers concerning civil servants (1776 - 1792)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Drafts for probate designations (1862 - 1875)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Drafts for probate designations etc. (1815 - 1861)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Files relating to the Probate Court records of proceedings  (1815 - 1893)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Indexes for the registers of notifications of deaths to the Probate Court (1866 - 1887)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Miscellaneous case papers of the Probate Court (1758 - 1778)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Miscellaneous probate letters etc. (1749 - 1780)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Notary Publics' registers of wills etc. (1755 - 1827)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Private separation of estates  (1820 - 1847)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Probate Court records of proceedings (1736 - 1893)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Probate Court's registers of wills etc. (1787 - 1874)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Probate designations (1824 - 1876)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Probates (1778 - 1868)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Records of the Probate Court and lists of title deeds, etc. (1755 - 1755)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Registers of inventories and appraisals (1736 - 1891)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Registers of notifications of deaths to the Probate Court  (1866 - 1887)
Sheriff of St. Thomas Registers of probate letters concerning civil servants and inhabitants (1800 - 1814)
St. Croix Ecclesiastical Probate Court Probate register (1776 - 1778)
St. Thomas and St. John Government, Sheriff of St. John Private separation of estate (1825 - 1838)
St. Thomas and St. John Government, Sheriff of St. John Probate Court records of proceedings (1758 - 1799)
St. Thomas and St. John Government, Sheriff of St. John Probate Court records of wills and proceedings (1836 - 1859)
St. Thomas and St. John Government, Sheriff of St. John Probate files (1778 - 1859)
St. Thomas and St. John Government, Sheriff of St. John Probate letters (1783 - 1806)
St. Thomas and St. John Government, Sheriff of St. John Records of the Probate Court (1741 - 1823)
St. Thomas and St. John Government, Sheriff of St. John Registers of inventories and appraisals (1763 - 1882)
St. Thomas and St. John Government, Sheriff of St. John Registers of inventories, appraisals, proceedings and wills (1807 - 1836)
The Royal Government on the Guinea Coast Auction and probate book (1800 - 1812)
The Royal Government on the Guinea Coast Probate register (1807 - 1823)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Administration of decedent estates of Company functionaries at St. Croix (1734 - 1751)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Administration of decedent estates of inhabitants of St. Thomas  (1689 - 1701)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Administration of the decedent estates of Company functionaries at St. Thomas and St. John (1705 - 1754)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Governor Michel Crone and his half-brother Knud Helmer's decedent estates (1713 - 1737)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Letters and documents concerning inheritance and settlement of estates left by persons who had died in the West Indies (1671 - 1671)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Letters and documents concerning inheritance and settlement of property left by sailors who had died in the Company's service  (1708 - 1754)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Letters and documents concerning the administration and settlement of decedent estates of Company functionaries in Guinea (1680 - 1754)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Letters and documents concerning the administration of the decedent estates of sugar refinery functionaries (1734 - 1754)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Letters of administration and other documents concerning deceased inhabitants of St. Thomas (1726 - 1751)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Probate letter for the estate of planter Willem Vessup at St. Thomas (1732 - 1740)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Regarding Governor Jørgen Iversen's estate (1679 - 1684)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Reports concerning probates and the administration of West Indian decedent estates, 1733-1739 (1736 - 1740)
The West India and Guinea Company, Board of Directors Table of contents to the probate letter for the estate of planter Willem Vessup at St. Thomas (1732 - 1740)
The West India and Guinea Company, Sheriff of St. Thomas Probate register (1750 - 1750)
The West India and Guinea Company, Sheriff of St. Thomas Registers of probate letters concerning inhabitants (1717 - 1766)
The West India and Guinea Company, Sheriff of St. Thomas Registers of probate letters concerning planters (1724 - 1763)
The West India and Guinea Company, St. Thomas and St. John Government Book of guardianships (1733 - 1734)
The West India and Guinea Company, St. Thomas and St. John Government Book of wills (1733 - 1735)
The West India and Guinea Company, St. Thomas and St. John Government Index to book of guardianships (1733 - 1734)
The West India and Guinea Company, St. Thomas and St. John Government Register of wills etc.  (1720 - 1744)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Appraisals (1786 - 1788)
The West India Debt Liquidation Directorate, West Indian Debt Liquidation Commission on St. Croix Case papers of the Probate Court, cases in which the Burgher Council was debtor (1816 - 1841)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Accounts concerning guardians (1764 - 1838)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Acquittance accounts (1821 - 1877)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Annotations and attachments to accounts (1816 - 1866)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Annual accounts of capital on deposit (1820 - 1836)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Annual accounts of outgoings (1810 - 1857)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Book of wisdom (1830 - 1830)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Copybooks (1794 - 1856)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Correspondence and accounts concerning bonds (1813 - 1864)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Correspondence concerning assignments against mortgages on plantations (1842 - 1873)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Designations (1810 - 1822)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Files concerning debtors (1809 - 1835)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Files concerning estate Negro Bay (1834 - 1834)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Files concerning lottery tickets (1809 - 1862)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Files concerning minors (1821 - 1860)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Files concerning minors, arranged alphabetically (1800 - 1860)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Files concerning security of funds held in trust for minors  (1831 - 1836)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Files concerning the ordinance of May 5, 1830 concerning funds held in trust for minors (1824 - 1836)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Files concerning the Upper Guardian register (1833 - 1840)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Files concerning the Upper Guardian's office (1818 - 1844)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Files concerning title-deeds, deeds of gift, and wills etc. (1804 - 1856)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Index of documents (1834 - 1834)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Indexes to Upper Guardian registers (1798 - 1798)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Ledgers (1797 - 1815)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Letters from the Government  (1784 - 1879)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix List of documents (1818 - 1818)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix List of files (1807 - 1818)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix List of unsettled cases from the register of the upper guardians (1833 - 1834)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Miscellaneous accounts (1785 - 1855)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Miscellaneous printed and unprinted ordinances and proclamations  (1804 - 1848)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Miscellaneous records of the upper guardians (1800 - 1850)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Miscellaneous unjournalised correspondence (1820 - 1860)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Registers of the proceedings (1755 - 1832)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Statements concerning real estates under guardianship (1800 - 1814)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Upper Guardian registers, journals (1837 - 1841)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Waivers (1770 - 1820)
Upper Guardians' Administration on St. Croix Valuations of real estates (1815 - 1838)
West Indian Government, Commission concerning the case against Major Didrichsen in Frederiksted, September 12, 1835 Files (1835 - 1839)
West Indian Government, Commission concerning the probate case between John de Bretton and the estate of widow Maria Jeger, November 1, 1814 Files (1814 - 1815)
This contains information about the probate system in the Danish West Indies, including the special military and ecclesiastical probate courts. The material concerns all types of inheritance issues, wills, guardianship issues, registrations and valuations.