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

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Cornwall Probate Records or Devonshire Probate Records

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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 County Record Office.

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


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