Court of the Peculiar of Groby (Commissary Court)

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Step by Step[edit | edit source]

1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.

2. Proceed to "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court. Also see "Family History Library Records."

3. Contact or visit The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland or hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.

4. Visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes to probate records; then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the original wills and admons also on microfilm via anycenter near you.

Indexes[edit | edit source]

Online Indexes[edit | edit source]

Printed and Published Indexes[edit | edit source]

Calendars of wills and administrations relating to the county of Leicester, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Leicester, 1495-1649 : and in the peculiars of St. Margaret Leicester, Rothley, Groby, Evington, and the unproved will, etc., previous to 1801

Card indexes to probate inventories, ca. 1500-1800, held in the Leicestershire Record Office

Records[edit | edit source]

Archive Location[edit | edit source]

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland Address: Long Street, Wigston Magna, Leicester, LE18 2AH Telephone: 0116 257 1080. Email: recordoffice@leics.gov.uk [1]

Archive Records[edit | edit source]

Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

This court had primary jurisdiction over the following parishes and places: Anstey, Bradgate Park and Hallgate, part of Charnwood Forest, Cropston, Glenfield, Newtown Linford, Ratby, Stanton under Bardon, and Swithland.