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England [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Cornwall Probate Records]] or [[Devonshire Probate Records]]  
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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cornwall Probate Records]] or [[Devonshire Probate Records]]''
  
For an explanation of probate records in England, click [[England Probate Records|here]].  
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A general explanation of probate records in England, is given in the article [[England Probate Records]].  
  
== Jurisdiction ==
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== Step By Step ==
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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.
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<br>2. Proceed to the "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.
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<br>3. Contact or visit the [http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=1729 Cornwall County Record Office ]or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf.&nbsp;A list of researchers is available on the [http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=14712 county record office's website].
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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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|centers&nbsp;near]] you.
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== Indexes  ==
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==== Online Indexes  ====
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[http://www.fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/cornwall.htm Cornwall Wills online] (see section, "Probate Records")
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==== Printed &amp; Published Indexes  ====
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The following indexes are at the Family History Library:
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*{{FHL|436233|title-id|disp=Probate will indexes, 1569-1664}} arranged by parish.
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*{{FHL|241992|title-id|disp=Calendar of wills, administrations and accounts relating to the counties of Cornwall and Devon in the Connotorial Archdeaconal Court of Cornwall&nbsp;}}edited by R. M. Glencross
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*{{FHL|351093|title-id|disp=Index to Cornish probate records, 1600-1649}}.
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*{{FHL|251593|title-id|disp=Calendars of wills and administrations relating to the counties of Devon and Cornwall&nbsp;: 1532-1800}}
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*{{FHL|485660|title-id|disp=Calendar of wills and administrations relating to the counties of Devon and Cornwall proved in the consistory court ..., 1532-1800}}, edited by Edward Alexander Fry
  
The Court of the Archdeacon of Cornwall was inhibited by the Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exteter. The original records of the Court of the Archdeacon of Cornwall are at the County Record Office."Gwendroc." Barrack Lane, Truro, Cornwall. <br>
 
  
 
== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==
  
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==== Archive Location  ====
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[http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=1729 Cornwall Record Office]
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Old County Hall
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Truro
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Cornwall
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United Kingdom, TR1 3AY.<br>Email: cro@cornwall.gov.uk
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Tel: 01872 323127<br><br>
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==== Archive Records  ====
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Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.
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Original Wills, Admons, &amp;&nbsp;Inventories 1600-1858
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Register Copy Wills 1690-1858
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Act Books 1592-1858
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==== Family History Library Records  ====
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The Family History Library has copies of the following records on film. Films can be viewed in a [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history center].<br>
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*{{FHL|584802|title-id|disp=Wills and probate records, 1578-1700}}<br>
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*{{FHL|329778|title-id|disp=Original wills, administrations and inventories for the Consistorial Court of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall, 1579-1859}}<br>
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*{{FHL|303843|title-id|disp=Cornish probate records at Cornwall Record Office, 1800-1857}}<br>
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*{{FHL|436626|title-id|disp=Miscellaneous probate records, 1570-1799}}<br>
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*{{FHL|279264|title-id|disp=Transcript of Cornish wills, from the probate registry of Truro&nbsp;}} compiled by Olive Moger<br>
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== Jurisdiction  ==
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This court was inhibited by the Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter. The original records of the Court of the Archdeacon of Cornwall are in the [http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=1729 County Record Office].<br>
  
== Indexes  ==
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The court had jurisdiction over the Devonshire parishes of North Petherwin, St. Giles on the Heath, and Werrington.<br>
  
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[[Category:Cornwall]] [[Category:Devon]]

Revision as of 16:09, 7 May 2013

England Gotoarrow.png Cornwall Probate Records or Devonshire Probate Records

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

Step By Step

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 the "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.


3. Contact or visit the Cornwall County Record Office or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. A list of researchers is available on the county record office's website.


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 anycenters near you.

Indexes

Online Indexes

Cornwall Wills online (see section, "Probate Records")

Printed & Published Indexes

The following indexes are at the Family History Library:


Records

Archive Location

Cornwall Record Office

Old County Hall

Truro

Cornwall

United Kingdom, TR1 3AY.
Email: cro@cornwall.gov.uk

Tel: 01872 323127

Archive Records

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

Original Wills, Admons, & Inventories 1600-1858

Register Copy Wills 1690-1858

Act Books 1592-1858

Family History Library Records

The Family History Library has copies of the following records on film. Films can be viewed in a family history center.


Jurisdiction

This court was inhibited by the Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter. The original records of the Court of the Archdeacon of Cornwall are in the County Record Office.

The court had jurisdiction over the Devonshire parishes of North Petherwin, St. Giles on the Heath, and Werrington.