Find A Will (England & Wales post-1858)

Discussion in 'Wills & Probate' started by arthurk, Jul 22, 2019.

  1. arthurk

    arthurk Well-Known Member

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    I haven't seen it mentioned anywhere, but I've just picked up on another forum that the cost of a copy of a will from the Find A Will site is now only £1.50 - previously it was £10.

    Have I been asleep, or has it been changed on the quiet? Not that I'm complaining...
     
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    Chimp Moderator & Cheeky Human IMP Staff Member

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    Well I just got one from Find A Will and it cost me £10. (well £20 if you count the first £10 I lost through giving the wrong information and it couldn't be found)
     
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    Chimp Moderator & Cheeky Human IMP Staff Member

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    Although on their site it does say:'

    Search for a probate record by post
    Download and fill in form PA1S to search for a probate record by post. Send it to the address on the form.

    It costs £1.50 for a search by post. This includes a copy of the probate record and will (if there is one).

    You should get a response within 4 weeks.

    I shall take a look at my bank statement.
     
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    Chimp Moderator & Cheeky Human IMP Staff Member

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    Yup cost me £10 on 15th of this month.
     
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  5. Bay Horse

    Bay Horse Can be a bit of a dark horse

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    Yes, downloaded copies are now £1.50.

    Poor Chimpy. :rolleyes:
     
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  6. Chimp

    Chimp Moderator & Cheeky Human IMP Staff Member

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    Tuh :oops:, that's it I'll never use them again....until the next time I need a will :angel:
     
  7. Bay Horse

    Bay Horse Can be a bit of a dark horse

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    Where there's a Will... :D:D
     
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  8. Auburn

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    I don't mind a man with more money than sense......
     
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  9. Archie's Mum

    Archie's Mum Always digging up clues

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  10. Ma-dotcom

    Ma-dotcom A Bonza Little Digger!

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    If you had one you may not think so, caution in all things.
     
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    You are right of course- but short term could be fun!
     
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    Ever a man of my word :angel:.....I've just ordered 4
     
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  13. Sis

    Sis Rootles out resources!

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    :rolleyes:
     
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  14. Sandiep

    Sandiep Successfully Supports Searches!

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    well I ordered some on 23rd July delivery for 7th August but so far no will arrived guess they must be busy would be nice though if they had a notice on their site with a note to say what sort of delay ah well patience girl :(
     
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    AnnB Editor in Chief who is Hot off the Press!

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    Still waiting here too, but I suppose they didn't reckon on just how many orders they would get once they dropped the price :rolleyes:
     
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    Well I ordered a large number which were due by 8th August; 2 arrived very quickly. 3 days ago I ordered 3 more and 2 of those have arrived but none of the others. I have sent an enquiry via their system which is supposed to take 2 days. I am waiting! :sceptical:
     
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    AnnB Editor in Chief who is Hot off the Press!

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    I think it depends on the date of the will. The two more recent ones I ordered arrived after a couple of days, it's the older ones I'm waiting for :)
     
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    Glad to know I'm not alone. I've waited the allotted 10 working days. I agree AnnB. They've probably been inundated plus its holiday season.
     
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    Ah, it's not just me then! I ordered 3 that were due by the 10th (although as that was a Saturday, maybe they meant the 12th?). Anyway, nothing has arrived so far. One is from the 19th century but the others are from the 1980s. I suppose I'll just have to be patient. Luckily I have no shortage of things to do in the meantime ...
     
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    I wont hold my breath :oops:
     
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