Court of the Peculiar of the Manor of Cockington
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
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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.