Microfilm Interloan Service

Huron County Surrogate Court Records


Surrogate Court Records Available on Interloan

 

To View the Microfilm


Use the listings below to identify the reel of microfilm that contains the information that you need. You may then:

  • Consult the appropriate reel at our reading room 134 Ian Macdonald Blvd., Toronto, Ontario M7A 2C5

or

  • Borrow the reel through the Interlibrary Loan Department of your public library. Quote GS 1, GS 2 or MS 887 and the appropriate reel #. These reels cannot leave the borrowing library, so make sure to request them from a library that has a microfilm reader.

or

  • Purchase the appropriate microfilm reel directly from the Archives of Ontario. Quote GS 1, GS 2 or MS 887 and the appropriate reel #. For purchasing details, write the Archives of Ontario, 134 Ian Macdonald Blvd., Toronto, Ontario M7A 2C5 (put "Attention: Customer Services - Micrographics" on the envelope), telephone 416-327-1600 (call toll-free 1-800-668-9933 in Ontario only), fax 416-327-1999, or email reference@ontario.ca. For pricing information consult Customer Service Guide 105: Reproduction Services and Fees - Word, PDF.

Indexes - 1855 to 1967


The Indexes are organized by surname initial, then by the date that the deceased's estate was dispersed. Most indexes will provide the number of the deceased's estate file. However, some indexes will only list the register and page number where the estate file number is recorded (in these cases, you must next order the appropriate register for the date when the deceased's estate was probated).

In the table below, determine the reel of microfilm that you need and note the Microfilm Reference code. Please note that many estates were not dispersed until the spouse had died. Once you have the microfilm, search for the name alphabetically, then record the estate file number.

  • 1842-1855: Files are arranged alphabetically. See microfilm MS 921, reels 1 and 2.

  • 1855-1886: In the indexes, use the top number to the RIGHT of the name (e.g. "154/295", the Estate File is #154). This is the Grant number.

  • 1887-1930: In the indexes, use the File Number immediately to the RIGHT of the name.

  • NOTE: In January 1867, the Court stopped at #443 (Old Series) and restarted at #1 (New Series) again.

Go to Estate Files to determine what microfilm to order to see the estate file.

Indexes - 1855 to 1967

Indexes Year(s) Archives of Ontario Microfilm Reference Number
Index 1855-1967 GS 2, Reel 60

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Registers - 1855 to 1931


The registers, also known as Probate and Administration books, contain the courthouse's copy of the grants of Letters of Probate (for estates with wills) and of Administration (for estates without wills). Information about registers is normally only included in this list if they serve as the only index to the estate file or if they contain the only copy of the wills.

In the table below, identify the volume that covers the time period relevant to your search and note the Microfilm Reference code. Once you have received the microfilm, look up the relevant entry using the volume and page number found in the index.

Registers - 1855 to 1931

Registers Year(s) Archives of Ontario Microfilm Reference Number
Vols. 1 1855-1866 GS 2, Reel 61
Vols. 1 - 2 (1-885) 1867-1880 GS 2, Reel 62
Vols. 3 - 4 (886-1681) 1880-1887 GS 2, Reel 63
Vols. 5 - 6 (1682-2457) 1887-1892 GS 2, Reel 64
Vols. 7 - 8 (2458-3429) 1892-1898 GS 2, Reel 65
Vols. 9 (3430-3938) 1898-1901 GS 2, Reel 66
Vols. 10 - 11 (cont.) (3939-4787) 1901-1905 MS 887, Reel 1235
Vols. 11 - 13 (134787-5924) 1905-1909 MS 887, Reel 1110
Vols. 14 - 15 (155925-6998) 1909-1914 MS 887, Reel 1111
Vols. 16 - 17 (176999-8041) 1914-1918 MS 887, Reel 1112
Vols. 18 - 19 (198042-9007) 1918-1921 MS 887, Reel 1113
Vols. 20 - 22 (19008-10074) 1921-1925 MS 887, Reel 1114
Vols. 22 - 23 (10075-10875) 1925-1928 MS 887, Reel 1115
Vols. 23 - 24 (10875-11281) 1928-1929 MS 887, Reel 1116
Vol. 25 (11282-11560) 1929-1930 MS 887, Reel 1117
Vol. 26 (11561-11817) 1930-1931 MS 887, Reel 1118

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Estate Files - 1842 to 1930


Estate files contain all the documents needed to grant Letters Probate or Letters of Administration, including the petition for probate or administration, the original signed Will, oaths of executors or administrators, tally of assets, and related evidence.

In the table below, identify the microfilm which covers the time period and estate file number relevant to your search. Use the indexes to determine the estate file number. Order the appropriate microfilm, citing the Microfilm Reference code. Once you have the microfilm, look for the estate file number, which usually appears at the beginning of each file on the docket wrapper, and may appear elsewhere throughout the file.

Estate Files - 1842 to 1930

Estate Files Year(s) Archives of Ontario Microfilm Reference Number
[First Series] 1-80 1842-1855 GS 1, Reel 333
[Second Series] 1-102 1849-1857 GS 1, Reel 333
103-245 1855-1862 GS 1, Reel 334
246-378 1862-1865 GS 1, Reel 335
379-443 1865-1866 GS 1, Reel 336
[Third Series] 1-69 1867-1869 GS 1, Reel 336A
70-205 1869-1872 GS 1, Reel 337
206-311 1872-1873 GS 1, Reel 338
311-450 1873-1875 GS 1, Reel 339
451-589 1875-1877 GS 1, Reel 340
590-729 1877-1879 GS 1, Reel 341
730-864 1879-1880 GS 1, Reel 342
865-999 1880-1881 GS 1, Reel 343
1000-1130 1881-1883 GS 1, Reel 344
1131-1257 1883-1884 GS 1, Reel 345
1258-1377 1884-1885 GS 1, Reel 346
1378-1446 1885 GS 1, Reel 347
1446-1581 1885-1887 GS 1, Reel 348
1582-1714 1887-1888 GS 1, Reel 349
1715-1851 1888-1889 GS 1, Reel 350
1852-1990 1889 GS 1, Reel 351
1991-2122 1889-1890 GS 1, Reel 352
2123-2245 1890-1891 GS 1, Reel 353
2246-2367 1891-1892 GS 1, Reel 354
2368-2480 1892 GS 1, Reel 355
2481-2592 1892-1893 GS 1, Reel 356
2593-2708 1893-1894 GS 1, Reel 357
2709-2822 1894 GS 1, Reel 358
2823-2933 1894-1895 GS 1, Reel 359
2934-3048 1895 GS 1, Reel 360
3049-3168 1895-1896 GS 1, Reel 361
3169-3280 1896-1897 GS 1, Reel 362
3281-3392 1897-1898 GS 1, Reel 363
3393-3506 1898 GS 1, Reel 364
3507-3614 1898-1899 GS 1, Reel 365
3615-3727 1899 GS 1, Reel 366
3728-3838 1899-1900 GS 1, Reel 367
3839-3931 1900 GS 1, Reel 368
3932-4121 1901 MS 887, Reel 760
4122-4189 1901-1902 MS 887, Reel 761
4190-4355 1902-1903 MS 887, Reel 762
4356-4483 1903 MS 887, Reel 763
4484-4610 1903-1904 MS 887, Reel 764
4611-4729 1904 MS 887, Reel 765
4730-4860 1904-1905 MS 887, Reel 766
4861-4981 1905-1906 MS 887, Reel 767
4982-5112 1906 MS 887, Reel 768
5113-5241 1906-1907 MS 887, Reel 769
5242-5370 1907 MS 887, Reel 770
5371-5499 1907-1908 MS 887, Reel 771
5500-5623 1908 MS 887, Reel 772
5624-5681 1908 MS 887, Reel 773
5682-5737 1908-1909 MS 887, Reel 774
5739-5853 1909 MS 887, Reel 775
5854-5973 1909-1910 MS 887, Reel 776
5974-6104 1910 MS 887, Reel 777
6105-6235 1910-1911 MS 887, Reel 778
6236-6367 (6288 missing) 1911 MS 887, Reel 779
6368-6498 1911-1912 MS 887, Reel 780
6499-6619 1912 MS 887, Reel 781
6620-6755 (6726 missing) 1912-1913 MS 887, Reel 782
6756-6886 1913 MS 887, Reel 783
6887-7020 1913-1914 MS 887, Reel 784
7021-7143 1914 MS 887, Reel 785
7144-7174 1914 MS 887, Reel 786
7175-7251 1914-1915 MS 887, Reel 787
7252-7381 1915 MS 887, Reel 788
7382-7514 1915-1916 MS 887, Reel 789
7515-7645 1916 MS 887, Reel 790
7646-7779 1916-1917 MS 887, Reel 791
7780-7909 1917 MS 887, Reel 792
7910-8042 1917-1918 MS 887, Reel 793
8043-8156 1918 MS 887, Reel 794
8157-8282 1918-1919 MS 887, Reel 795
8283-8415 1919 MS 887, Reel 796
8416-8546 1919 MS 887, Reel 797
8547-8680 1919-1920 MS 887, Reel 798
8681-8818 (8757-8759 missing) 1920 MS 887, Reel 799
8819-8951 1920-1921 MS 887, Reel 800
8952-9081 1921 MS 887, Reel 801
9082-9210 1921-1922 MS 887, Reel 802
9211-9331 1922 MS 887, Reel 803
9332-9461 1922-1923 MS 887, Reel 804
9462-9598 1923 MS 887, Reel 805
9599-9728 1923-1924 MS 887, Reel 806
9729-9857 1924 MS 887, Reel 807
9858-9988 1924-1925 MS 887, Reel 808
9989-10117 1925 MS 887, Reel 809
10118-10245 1925-1926 MS 887, Reel 810
10246-10371 1926 MS 887, Reel 811
10372-10426 1926 MS 887, Reel 812
10426-10467 1926 MS 887, Reel 813
10468-10591 1926-1927 MS 887, Reel 814
10592-10708 1927 MS 887, Reel 815
10709-10826 1927-1928 MS 887, Reel 816
10827-10934 1928 MS 887, Reel 817
10935-11042 1928 MS 887, Reel 818
11043-11148 1928-1929 MS 887, Reel 819
11149-11240 1929 MS 887, Reel 820
11241-11348 1929 MS 887, Reel 821
11349-11453 1929-1930 MS 887, Reel 822
11454-11560 1930 MS 887, Reel 823
11561-11667 1930 MS 887, Reel 824
11668-11737 1930 MS 887, Reel 825

Estate Files - 1931-1970


Estate Files processed between 1931 and 1970 are with the Archives of Ontario; they have not yet been microfilmed. To order a copy of all or part of an estate file please contact us with: the estate file number; year; name of county/district; and name of the deceased. Please include: your name; address; telephone number; and a brief description of what documents you would like copied (eg. the entire file, only the will, etc.). Also, please indicate if you need the copies to be certified.


Archives of Ontario
134 Ian Macdonald Blvd.
Toronto, Ontario
M7A 2C5
reference@ontario.ca

For details on photocopy charges, please see our Customer Service Guide 105: Reproduction Services and Fees - Word, PDF .

Estate files - after 1970


The estate files processed after 1970 have not yet been transferred to the Archives of Ontario. You must contact the courthouse listed below which originally dealt with that court matter.


Superior Court of Justice - Estates Division
1 Courthouse Square
P.O. Box 400
Goderich, Ontario
N7A 1M2
519-524-2519

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