Weston Probate Court records
Scope and Content
Probate record books, Volumes,1-4, 1832-1978. Volume 4 also contains records for the Easton Probate District. In 1875 when town of Westport became part of the Westport Probate District, the Eason probate Disctrict was created. Its records are recorded in Volume 4 starting on page 548. See Alternative Form Available note below.
Probate files, None. Probate files dated from 1832 to July 22, 1875 from the Weston Probate District are filed with the Easton Probate District. Probate files may consist of estates, conservatorships, guardianships, commitments, and insolvencies.
Language of Materials
The records are in English.
Restrictions on Access
Researchers should first consult use copies when available. See Alternate Form Available Section below.
Accession 2011-007, Record books, 1832-1878 are stored at an off-site facility and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.
See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.
Restrictions on Use
See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.
Weston, Fairfield County, Town established in October 1787, Parent Town: Fairfield
The Weston Probate District was constituted May 22, 1832 from the Fairfield Probate District and merged with the Westport Probate District on July 22, 1875 to become part of the Westport District. The Westport Probate District serves the municipalities of Weston and Westport.
Town of Weston, Probate District chronology:
October 1787 - May 21, 1832, Fairfield District
May 22, 1832 - July 22, 1875, Weston District
July 23, 1875 - Present, Westport District
For Probate Court contact information and hours of operation see, Probate Court Directory.
3 cubic feet
Record books, 1832-1878; Probate files, None.
Record books are numbered consecutively from 1 to 4. There is 1 unnumbered index volume.
Other Finding Aid
Record Books: Index cards for the record books have been scanned. Ask History and Genealogy staff for assistance.
The record books in accession 2011-007 were transferred to the Connecticut State Library on July 26, 2010 from the Bridgeport District Probate Court.
Alternative Form Available
Record books, volumes 1-2, 1832-1858, 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.
- Easton (Conn.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Probate records -- Connecticut -- Easton Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Probate records -- Connecticut -- Weston Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Weston (Conn.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- RG 004:157, Weston Probate Court
- Inventory of Records
- Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.
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