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Norwalk Probate Court records

Identifier: RG004_103

Scope and Content

Indexes covering 1802-1920.


  • 1802-1920

Language of Materials

The records are in English.

Historical Note

Norwalk, Fairfield County, Town established September 11, 1651

The Norwalk Probate District was constituted May 1802, from the Fairfield and Stamford Probate Districts. The Norwalk Probate District presently serves the municipalities of Norwalk and Wilton.

The Norwalk Probate District also included the municipality of New Canaan from May 1802 to June 21, 1937.

Town of Norwalk, Probate District chronology:

September 1651 - May 1666 Particular Court Jurisdiction at Hartford, later at Fairfield

May 1666 - May 1802 Fairfield County Court & District

May 1802 - Present Norwalk District

For Probate Court contact information and hours of operation see, Probate Court Directory.


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Indexes covering 1802-1920.


The indexes are comprised of 3 volumes numbered 1-3 with contents that are alphabetical.


The index volumes in accession 1932-073 were transferred to the Connecticut State Library on June 11, 1932.

Alternative Form Available

Record books, volumes 1-10, 12-13, 16, 18-20, 23-24, 27, 29, 31-32, 34, 36-37, 39-42, 44, 46-48, 50-51, 53-54, 56-57-58, 61-63, covering 1802-1916, were microfilmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah and are available for use in the History and Genealogy reading room or through the LDS Family History Centers.

RG 004:103, Norwalk Probate Court
Inventory of Records
Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.
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Repository Details

Part of the Connecticut State Library Repository