Court of the Archdeaconry of Stow
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Courts of the Commissary and Archdeacon within the Archdeaconry of Stow (except the peculiars). The records merged with bthose of the Consistory Court after 1834. To know which court had jurisdiction over a place, see the links in the Court Jurisdictions section of Lincolnshire Probate Records.
The records for this court are housed at the Lincolnshire Archives Office.
The Family History Library has film copies of the following. Films can be viewed in the library or in a family history center.
Calendars of Lincoln wills, edited by C. W. Foster, includes this court in volume 57. The Family History Library has a copy (FHL 942 B4b v. 57 1968).