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Court of the Peculiar of the Manor of Ravenstonedale

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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 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 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]

The Family History LIbrary has an index,1670-1856.

Records[edit | edit source]

Archive Location
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Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle

The Castle
Carlisle
CA3 8UR
Tel:01228 227285/227284
Fax:01228 707274
Email:carlisle.record.office@cumbriacc.gov.uk

Archive Records[edit | edit source]

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

Of the three manorial courts, Ravenstonedale has by far the most records. The original wills, administrations, and inventories, 1670-1856, are all mixed together in rough chronological order by the initial letter of the surnames involved. There are no act books.

Family History Library Records
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The following records are on film in the Family History LIbrary. Films can be view in a family history center.

Jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

The parish of Ravenstonedale.