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The FamilyChest database contains thousands of original historic legal documents for sale relating to families from England and Wales. The site provides a free surname search for the parties to each indenture. Our manuscript documents include conveyance, mortgage, lease, lease and release, marriage settlement, abstract of title and many more.
Our site is of interest to genealogy researchers or to local historians, providing a free search for ancestors or for title deeds. It includes manorial court records of admission and surrender, probate, apprenticeship indentures, mostly hand written on large vellum or parchment sheets.