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Research Guide to Connecticut Probate Districts

Please Note: Due to recent changes in the probate court districts, we no longer have the most up-to-date information about locations and hours for Connecticut's probate courts available in this research guide. Please consult the Probate Court Directory for court locations and contact information.

Andover
Tolland County, Town established in 1848, Parent Towns: Coventry and Hebron

Andover Probate District was constituted June 27, 1851 from Hebron Probate District. Contains the records of Hebron Probate District from May session, 1789 to June 27, 1851. Presently covers the towns of Andover, Bolton and Columbia.

Present location of probate court: Andover Probate District, 222 Bolton Ctr. Rd., Bolton, CT 06043.
Hours: 9a.m.-4p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; Tuesday evenings and Thursdays by appointment only.
Telephone: 860 649-8066.

Andover Probate District chronology:

May 1848-June 26, 1851 Hebron District
June 27, 1851- present Andover District

Estate Papers
Indexes: 1851-1946 included in the General Probate Index at CSL.
Originals: June 1851-1946 at CSL.
Microfilms: June 1851-1915 at CSL, and available through LDS Family History Centers.

Probate Court Record Books
Originals: None at CSL, contact probate court.
Microfilms: 1851-1924 at CSL, and available through LDS Family History Centers.

Inventory Control Book
1787-1946

Ansonia
New Haven County, Town established in April 1889, Parent Town: Derby

Present location of probate court: Derby Probate District, City Hall, Ansonia, CT 06401.
Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; Saturday by appointment only.
Telephone: 203 734-1277.

Town of Ansonia, Probate District chronology:

April 1889- present Derby District

Ashford
Windham County, Town established in 1714

Ashford Probate Court was constituted June 4, 1830 from the Pomfret Probate District

Present location of probate court: Tremko House, 20 Pompey Hollow Rd., Box 61, 06278.
Hours: 1-3:30 p.m., Thursdays, and by appointment.
Telephone: 860 429-4986.

Town of Ashford, Probate District chronology:

October 1710-October 1719 Hartford District
October 1719-May 1752 Windham District
May 1752-June 3, 1830 Pomfret District
June 4, 1830-Present Ashford District

Estate Papers
Indexes: 1865-1944 included in the General Probate Index at CSL.

Originals: 1865-1944 at CSL; The location of the papers for 1830-1865 is unknown.
Microfilms: 1865-1915 at CSL, and available through LDS Family History Centers.

Probate Court Record Books
Originals: None at CSL, contact probate court.
Microfilms: 1830-1927 at CSL, and available through LDS Family History Centers.

Inventory Control Book
1865-1944

Avon
Hartford County, Town established in 1830, Parent Town: Farmington

Avon Probate Court was constituted May session, 1844 from the Farmington Probate District

Present location of probate court: Town Hall, 60 West Main St., Avon CT, 06001.
Hours: 9 a.m.-12 Noon, Monday through Friday.
Telephone: 860 677-2634; FAX 860 677-8428.

Town of Avon, Probate District chronology:

May 1830-May 1844 Farmington District
May 1844-present Avon District

Estate Papers
Indexes: 1844-1905 included in the General Probate Index at CSL.
Originals: 1844-1905 at CSL.
Microfilms: 1842-1905 at CSL, and available through LDS Family History Centers.

Probate Court Record Books
Originals: None at CSL, contact probate court.
Microfilms: 1844-1919 at CSL, and available through LDS Family History Centers.

Inventory Control Book
May 1844-1905

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