Court of the Peculiar of the Manor of Cockington

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A general explanation of probate records in England, is given in the article England Probate Records.

Step by Step[edit | edit source]

1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will or administration (admon), writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.
2. Proceed to "Records " (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.
3. Contact or visit the Devon Record Office 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 any centers near you.

Indexes[edit | edit source]

Online Indexes[edit | edit source]

Printed and Published Indexes[edit | edit source]

There are no known indexes for this court. See the Devonshire Probate Records article under the subheading Manuscript Collections for some county-wide records..

Records[edit | edit source]

Archive Location[edit | edit source]

Devon Record Office
Great Moor House
Bittern Road
EX2 7NL Enquiry form
+44 (0)1392 384253 +44 (0)1392 384256

Microfilm of original manuscripts in Devon Record Office, Exeter.

Archive Records[edit | edit source]

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

Family History Library[edit | edit source]

Church of England. Peculiar Court (Cockington) Wills and inventories 1540-1754 Some county-wide records are listed in the Devonshire Probate Records article under the subheading Manuscript Collections.

Jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

This court had primary jurisdiction over the parish of Cockington.