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Kabristan Publications

Kabristan Archives is a small publisher specialising in books related to Irish and Indian graveyards and cemeteries. Kabristan books can be ordered direct from Genealogy Bookshop.

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Genealogy Glossary: H

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heir:

a person who inherits, or is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit, the estate of another; a person who inherits, or has been designated to inherit, a hereditary title or office.

heir apparent:

a person whose right of inheritance is established by law, provided he or she outlives the ancestor. See also primogeniture.

holographic will:

a will that is written entirely handwritten by the person whose signature it bears. Also known as an olographic will.

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