Heir Line's Blog Page - The adventures of a professional genealogist

Heir Line works for clients all over the world. We research family trees, house histories, trace long-lost relatives and transcribe fascinating documents from the past such as wills left by clients' ancestors. Over the coming the months we'll let you in on a few of our secrets and share some of our most exciting historical finds.

Where there’s a will…

Wills and Probate in Genealogy   Professional genealogists get excited when it becomes clear that a client’s ancestor left a will.  Wills often contain lots of useful information.  They might uncover hidden family relationships or give details about land held by the will writer.  Some wills even tell of long-running family feuds.  In 1858 the …

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