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Re: £1.50 Wills

Postby meekhcs » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:46 am

My 1961 will ordered the 19 Oct arrived a week ago but I am still waiting for the 1994 will ordered same day.
Can’t help with the timeline for £1.50 wills but if true there will soon be another stampede!


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Re: £1.50 Wills

Postby AdrianB38 » Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:35 pm

The 12m plan is referenced earlier in this thread, by a pointer to URL http://m.whodoyouthinkyouaremagazine.co ... -12-months

After that, who knows? Since whoever planned the cut didn't understand the law of supply and demand, anything might happen....

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Re: £1.50 Wills

Postby Narnie » Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:40 am

Thanks for that. I was going to order some more but thought I'd wait a bit and let them catch up... I might need to rethink that.

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Re: £1.50 Wills

Postby Robbie J N » Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:51 pm

Today I received my final Will. It was supposed to be available by 10th August, so precisely 4 months late. Originally ordered on 26th July, so about 19 weeks, 4 days. Has anyone been waiting longer?

None of the Wills and Administrations have provided much information, especially the tracking of heirlooms through the generations, so I probably will not order any more, at this stage.



And for those that complained about people like me ordering ‘too many’ Wills and causing the backlog, on page 6 of this thread, not all of my order was for me, some was, and the rest was for another family member. No doubt people like me will still be blamed for ruining other people’s PhDs, etc. Exactly how many is ‘too many’ anyway, below which is acceptable, and above which is causing a problem? There was nothing to indicate there would be a problem back in July, so why would people have thought there would be a need to hold back and spread things out? It is not like people are ‘scalpers’ and buying up huge numbers of documents and selling them on for a profit. I never had a problem ordering 10+ documents at a time from the GRO or Scotland’s People, so why would this other government website be any different?
Sorry, I just wanted to give a view from the ‘other side’ of the debate. (No offence intended.)
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Re: £1.50 Wills

Postby meekhcs » Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:00 pm

Finally received my last will. Sadly none of them provided evidence I was looking for


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Re: £1.50 Wills

Postby ksouthall » Sun Dec 15, 2019 1:19 pm

Regarding the 3 wills I ordered on Tuesday 29th October, delivery details as follows:

Probate Year Estimated Delivery Actual Delivery
2000 31/10/19 31/10/19
1978 13/11/19 10/12/19
1961 13/11/19 5/12/19

So it looks like they are clearing the backlog and catching up with more recent orders.

I hope they are indexing and storing wills as they digitise them as I am guessing most pre-1996 wills had not been digitised.
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Re: £1.50 Wills

Postby pollymac » Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:37 pm

Will ordered on 18th October has finally arrived today.
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