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probate records : 1955

This collection contains summaries of the vast majority of probate cases in England and Wales between 1858-1966. It effectively forms an index to wills and probate records for this period.

The records were created by the Probate Registry, which took control of proving wills and administrations in 1858. Before this, four different types of ecclesiastical (church) courts dealt with these cases. A Principal Probate Registry was established in London in January 1858, and several district probate registries were created around the country. From then on, the registries oversaw all grants of probate and letters of administration. This collection is the Calendar of these grants.

The Calendar is separated into a different volume for each year. The entries in each volume are then alphabetised by surname. Information varies across different entries, but each typically includes:

  • Probate date
  • Full name of the deceased
  • Death date
  • Death place
  • Registry where issued

For more information, please visit the Probate Registry's website.

 

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Names marked thus have been cross referenced to a family tree included on the website.

 

SourceEngland & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
 
Name Caroline Langford 
Place of Probate London, England
Date of Probate 4th August 1955
Effects £292 9s. 5d.
Entry GINGELL Caroline of 66 Lavender-road Battersea London W.W.11 (wife of Charles Hubert Gingell) died 21 June 1955 at The St. James Hospital Balham London Administration London 4 August to the said Charles Hubert Gingell retired messenger. Effects £292 9s. 5d.
 
Name Edith Clements 
Place of Probate Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Date of Probate 17th October 1955
Effects £560 12s.
Entry GINGELL Edith of 133 Luckwell-road Ashton Gate Bristol widow died 1 July 1955 at The Stapleton Hospital Bristol Administration Bristol 17 October to Eileen Tuckfield married woman. Effects £560 12s.
 
Name Edith Abram Richards 
Place of Probate Lewes, Sussex, England
Date of Probate 15th April 1955
Effects £86 2s. 2d.
Entry GINGELL Edith Abram of 5 St. Kilda-mansions Upperton-road Eastbourne widow died 13 March 1955 at 123 Church-street Eastbourne Probate Lewes 15 April to Elsie Winifred Wilkinson spinster. Effects £86 2s. 2d.
 
Name Ellen Blanche May Gingell 
Place of Probate Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Date of Probate 14th April 1955
Effects £9,075 13s. 9d.
Entry GINGELL Ellen Blanche May of 56 Seymour-road Gloucester spinster died 17 March 1955 Probate Gloucester 14 April to Linda Ellen Whittard (wife of John Lancelot Whittard) and the said John Lancelot Whittard costs clerk. Effects £9075 13s. 9d.
 
Name Florence Maud Gingell 
Place of Probate Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Date of Probate 1st June 1955
Effects £2,721 4s. 6d.
Entry GINGELL Florence Maud of 49 North-street Oldland Common Gloucester spinster died 30 March 1955 Administration Bristol 1 June to Mary Annie Fletcher married woman. Effects £2721 4s. 6d.
 
Name Florence Sarah Johnson 
Place of Probate Winchester, Hampshire, England
Date of Probate 3rd August 1955
Effects £341 12s. 1d.
Entry GINGELL Florence Sarah of 3 Back-street Ashton Keynes Wiltshire (wife of Walter Tom Gingell) died 10 March 1955 at Keswick Bruford-road Wolverhampton Administration Winchester 3 August to William Thomas Gingell sheet metal worker and welder. Effects £341 12s. 1d.
 
Name Frances Lakeman Heath 
Place of Probate London, England
Date of Probate 17th February 1955
Effects £934 8s. 2d.
Entry GINGELL Frances Lakeman of 38a Castle Hill-avenue Folkestone (wife of Herbert Harold Gingell) died 5 December 1954 at The Royal Victoria Hospital Folkestone Probate London 17 February to Sylvia Brothers single woman. Effects £934 8s. 2d.
 
Name Frederick Nelson Gingell 
Place of Probate Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Date of Probate 23rd November 1955
Effects £348
Entry GINGELL Frederick Nelson of 133 Luckwell-road Ashton Gate Bristol died 2 October 1943 Administration Bristol 23 November to Eileen Tuckfield married woman. Effects £348.
 
Name Isabel Compton 
Place of Probate Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Date of Probate 31st May 1955
Effects £469 9s. 11d.
Entry GINGELL Isabel of 93 Stroud-road Gloucester (wife of William Henry Wheeler Gingell) died 26 February 1955 Probate Gloucester 31 May to the said William Henry Wheeler Gingell retired costs accountant. Effects £469 9s. 11d.
 
Name Isabel Florence Ralph 
Place of Probate Winchester, Hampshire, England
Date of Probate 29th December 1955
Effects £879 9s. 11d.
Entry GINGELL Isabel of Longdean Castle Combe Wiltshire widow died 4 October 1954 at The St. Andrews Hospital Chippenham Wiltshire Administration Winchester 29 December to William Ralph Gingell truck driver. Effects £879 9s. 11d.
 
Name Lewis Charles Vivian Gingell 
Place of Probate London, England
Date of Probate 10th February 1955
Effects £1,500 19s. 11d.
Entry GINGELL Lewis Charles Vivian of 41 Burfield-drive St. Mary Cray Kent died 1 June 1954 Administration London 10 February to Rosceallia Isabel Spreadbury (wife of Bertie Arthur Sidney Spreadbury). Effects £1500 19s. 11d.
 
Name Mary Amelia Larke 
Place of Probate Llandaff, Glamorgan, Wales
Date of Probate 22nd March 1955
Effects £546
Entry GINGELL Mary Amelia of 91 Miskin-road Trealaw Glamorganshire widow died 6 February 1955 at The East Glamorgan Hospital Church Village Glamorganshire Probate Llandaff 22 March to Reginald Francis Cox colliery engineman. Effects £546.
 
Name Walter Thomas Gingell 
Place of Probate Winchester, Hampshire, England
Date of Probate 14th July 1955
Effects £499 12s. 10d.
Entry GINGELL Walter Tom of 3 Back-street Ashton Keynes Wiltshire died 19 March 1955 at Cheriton Nursing Home Westlecott-road Swindon Wiltshire Administration Winchester 14 July to William Thomas Gingell sheet metal worker and welder. Effects £499 12s. 10d.
 
Name William Gingell 
Place of Probate Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Date of Probate 2nd May 1955
Effects £63 3s. 6d.
Entry GINGELL William of 48 Bakers-corner Neston Corsham Wiltshire died 9 January 1955 at 32 Locks-cross Neston Probate Bristol 2 May to Edith May Light (wife of Frederick James Light). Effects £63 3s. 6d.
 
Name William Henry Gingell 
Place of Probate Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Date of Probate 14th November 1955
Effects £165 3s.
Entry GINGELL William Henry of 71 Bishop Manor-road Westbury-on-Trym Bristol died 12 October 1955 at The Frenchay Hospital Bristol Administration Bristol 14 November to Mabel Gingell widow. Effects £165 3s.
 
Name William John Gingell 
Place of Probate Winchester, Hampshire, England
Date of Probate 7th January 1955
Effects £586
Entry GINGELL William John of 13 New-road Bradford-on-Avon Wiltshire died 29 November 1954 Probate Winchester 7 January to Beatrice Maud Gingell widow. Effects £586.
 
Name Winifred Blanche Willis 
Place of Probate Llandaff, Glamorgan, Wales
Date of Probate 14th December 1955
Effects £150 16s. 8d.
Entry GINGELL Winifred Blanche of 80 Newzealand-road The Heath Cardiff widow died 16 November 1955 Administration Llandaff 14 December to Winifred Sara Hawkins (wife of Henry Rees Hawkins). Effects £150. 16s. 8d.
 
Name Daisy Hannah Gyngell 
Place of Probate Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Date of Probate 11th February 1955
Effects £6,152 11s. 2d.
Entry GYNGELL Daisy Hannah of 25 Mill-lane Earley near Reading spinster died 14 December 1954 Probate Oxford 11 February to Lloyds Bank Limited. Effects £6152. 11s. 2d.
 
Reference ID PROB1955

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