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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Devon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[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]].
  
== History and Background  ==
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Virtually all records for this court were destroyed by enemy action in 1942 when the probate registry at Exeter was bombed. 
 
 
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== Searching for probates in this court ==
 
 
 
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== Explanation of act books, wills, inventories, etc. ==
 
  
 
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==
  
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Though the published "Calendars of wills and administrations relating to the counties of Devon and Cornwall: proved in the Court of the principal registry of the Bishop of Exeter, 1559-1799...," edited by Edward Alexander Fry, purports to index records of this court, it does not actually appear to do so.&nbsp; There are no known indexes for this court and the records themselves have been destroyed.<br>
 
 
=== Online  ===
 
 
 
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=== Microfilm or Printed  ===
 
 
 
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== Probate Records<br> ==
 
  
=== Registered ===
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== Records ==
  
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Though virtually all records for this court were destroyed in 1942, don't give up until you have searched&nbsp;the [[Devon Probate Records|manuscript&nbsp;collections]] and all other possible courts.&nbsp; These include:
  
=== Original ===
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*[[Court of the Bishop of Exeter|Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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*[[Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter|Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter]]
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*[[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury|Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
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Copies of some post-1796 probates may have been deposited in the [[Estate Duty Registers]]. <br>
  
=== Extracts ===
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== Jurisdiction  ==
  
== Locating Probate Records  ==
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This court covered many parishes in the south-west part of the county near Cornwall.<br>
  
<br>The Family History Library has copies of the original and registered wills.<br><br>
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Revision as of 16:48, 7 May 2013

England Gotoarrow.png Devon Gotoarrow.png Devonshire Probate Records

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

Virtually all records for this court were destroyed by enemy action in 1942 when the probate registry at Exeter was bombed. 

Indexes

Though the published "Calendars of wills and administrations relating to the counties of Devon and Cornwall: proved in the Court of the principal registry of the Bishop of Exeter, 1559-1799...," edited by Edward Alexander Fry, purports to index records of this court, it does not actually appear to do so.  There are no known indexes for this court and the records themselves have been destroyed.

Records

Though virtually all records for this court were destroyed in 1942, don't give up until you have searched the manuscript collections and all other possible courts.  These include:

Copies of some post-1796 probates may have been deposited in the Estate Duty Registers.

Jurisdiction

This court covered many parishes in the south-west part of the county near Cornwall.