York County Probate Inventories
The online archive of probate inventories includes transcripts of a large
selection of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century inventories. The collection
includes probates from across York County, which in the colonial period
encompassed the northern half of the city of Williamsburg as well as Yorktown
and the surrounding areas.
- Search by decedent's name.
- Search by year inventory was taken.
- Search by location (Williamsburg or Yorktown).
By Household Type
- Search by gender of head of household.
By Wealth Group
- Search by wealth group based on the total value of the estate.
Room-by-Room Inventories Only
- Search for inventories with room-by-room listings.
- Search by exact title.