Anyone with a findmypast subscription? [closed]

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Could you look at the results of this search and see if the detail of the Index to Death Duty Registers 1796-1903 entry mentions Chelmsford or Great Baddow. TIA.

WikiTree profile: Edward Scotcher
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First name(s)

  Edward
Last name Scotcher
Death year 1814
Residence HAXTON
County ESSEX
Court All Courts Excluding PCC
Record set Index to Death Duty Registers 1796-1903
National Archives reference IR27/96
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Subcategory Wills & probate
Collections from Great Britain
by Rosemary Jones G2G6 Pilot (232k points)
selected by Chris Hampson
Thank you, ma'am!
You can get these from Find-A-Will at gov.uk. Very fast service with a digital copy.

https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/#calendar

Whoops, you were looking at death duties. Not the same thing.
The National Archives reference led me to a free download of the register. Just as well because there's no place called Haxton, it's actually Thaxted.

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