Annual name indexes to grants of probate from 1858 to 1934.

Location of records

Sheffield Archives, 52 Shoreham Street.

Ordering documents

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Copies of post 1858 wills can be requested from the York Probate Registry, Castle Chambers, Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG or telephone 01904 666777.

Name indexes are produced annually which lists:

  • names (alphabetically)
  • address where will was made
  • occupation
  • date and place of death
  • details of executors
  • value of the estate

For 1935 and beyond, indexes are available from the Probate Sub Registry at the Law Courts, Sheffield.



Archives Library

52 Shoreham Street


S1 4SP