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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.
Tolland County, Town established in October 1734
Stafford Probate District constituted May 1759 session from Hartford and Pomfret Probate Districts. Stafford Probate District presently covers Stafford and Union.
Present location of probate court: Warren Memorial Town Hall, Stafford Springs
Hours: 9 a.m.-12 Noon, 1- 4:30 p.m. Mondays; 9 a.m.-12 Noon, Tuesdays through Friday.
Telephone: 860 684-3423.
Town of Union, Probate District chronology:
Tolland County, Town established in October 1808, Parent Town: Bolton
Ellington Probate District was constituted May 31, 1826, from the East Windsor and Stafford Probate Districts. The Vernon Probate District presently serves Ellington and Vernon.
Present location of probate court: 14 Park Place, P.O. Box 268, Rockville
Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday; other hours by appointment.
Telephone 860 872-0519.
Town of Vernon, Probate District chronology:
New London County, Town established in 1721
Norwich Probate District was constituted October 1748, from the New London Probate District; contains the records of Griswold to January 3, 1979. Norwich Probate District presently serves Norwich, Franklin, Lisbon, Preston, Sprague, and Voluntown.
Location of probate court: City Hall, 100 Broadway, Norwich CT, 06360.
Hours: 9 a.m. -4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Telephone: 860 887-2160.
Town of Voluntown, Probate District chronology:
Indexes: 1831-1876 included in the General Probate Index at CSL. Papers after 1876 are found in the Norwich District.
Originals: 1830-1889 at CSL.
Microfilms: 1831-1876 at CSL, and available through LDS Family History Centers.
Probate Court Record Books
Originals: None at CSL.
Microfilms: 1830-1890 at CSL, and available through LDS Family History Centers.
Inventory Control Book