“Buy Scottish Wills & Testaments Online With ScotlandsPeople Credits” … it sounds too good to be true doesn’t it, but this is really happening. Here the Press Release from ScotlandsPeople

We have changed the pricing and payment method for purchasing Wills & Testaments documents on the ScotlandsPeople website. Instead of purchasing a Will and Testament through a separate transaction, these documents can now be viewed using ScotlandsPeople credits. As an introductory offer we have also reduced the cost from £5 to 10 credits, which is roughly £2.33 GBP!

The pricing for Wills & Testaments was originally based on the average cost for posting out purchased copies to customers. At that time, this was the best way of arranging the price, as the number of pages per document can vary and so did the total cost.

So, in 2005, the records were launched on the ScotlandsPeople website at a cost of £5 for a full colour, authentic facsimile of the original document, regardless of the number of pages.

With the merging of NAS (National Archives of Scotland) and GROS (General Register Office for Scotland) to form the National Records of Scotland (NRS) in April 2011, we felt the time was right to reflect the fact that the records are from the same organisation, by standardising the payment process.

We hope that this change makes for an easier and more straightforward process for using these records. As we’re currently working on the launch of the new Wills and Testaments for 1902-1925, we thought it was the perfect time to announce this change – we hope you like it!

To learn more about the Wills & Testaments on the ScotlandsPeople website click here. So what are you waiting for, go ahead and get ordering copies of your ancestors Wills.