Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstable

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Devonshire Probate Records

The following article is about probate records in the county of Rutland. For an explanation of probate records in England, click here.


This court has jurisdiction over most of the northern part of Devonshire. All of these records that were deposited in the Probate Registry at Exeter were destroyed in 1942.


Virtually all record were destroyed in 1942. Search the Estate Duty Wills.


A few individuals compiled collections and indexes before the records were destroyed. References to them are in Devonshire Probate Records.

Category: Devonshire