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== Jurisdiction  ==
 
== Jurisdiction  ==
  
The Archdeaconry of Richmond contained the Eastern Deaneries of Richmond, Catterick and Boroughbridge, covering the western half of the North Riding and part of the West Riding.<ref>Camp, Anthony J. Wills and Their Whereabouts. Published 1974; page 152.</ref> <br>  
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The Archdeaconry of Richmond contained the Eastern Deaneries of Richmond, Catterick and Boroughbridge, covering the western half of the North Riding and part of the West Riding.<ref>Camp, Anthony J. Wills and Their Whereabouts. Published 1974; page 152.</ref> To know which court had jurisdiction over a place, see the links in the [[Yorkshire Probate Records|Court Jurisdictions]] section of Yorkshire Probate Records.<br>  
  
 
== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==
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The Family History Library has film copies of the following records. Films can be viewed in the library or in a [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history center].  
 
The Family History Library has film copies of the following records. Films can be viewed in the library or in a [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history center].  
  
===== Original wills<br> =====
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===== Original wills<br> =====
  
1521-1857, for this court have not been filmed.[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=268104&disp=Wills+and+inventories+from+the+registry+%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Film number 994031 item 7] contains copies of 208 wills and inventories for Richmond, 1442-1578. These are also printed in volume 26 of the ''Publications of the Surtees Society''.  
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1521-1857, for this court have not been filmed.[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=268104&disp=Wills+and+inventories+from+the+registry+%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Film number 994031 item 7]. This film contains copies of 208 wills and inventories for Richmond, 1442-1578. These are also printed in volume 26 of the ''Publications of the Surtees Society''.  
  
===== Registered copy wills<br> =====
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===== Registered copy wills<br> =====
  
1474-1485, 1503, 1529-1551, on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=347769&disp=Wills+and+administrations++ film number 98914].<br>
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*1474-1485, 1503, 1529-1551 on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=347769&disp=Wills+and+administrations++ film number 98914].<br>
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*1552-1585 on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=347769&disp=Wills+and+administrations++ film number 98914].<br>
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*1586-1719 -- there are none. Consult the originals.<br>
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*1720-1731 on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=348776&disp=Wills+and+administrations+of+York+Peculi++ film number 98921].<br>
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*1732-1782 -- there are none. Consult the originals.<br>
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*1783-1791 on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=348868&disp=Wills%2C+administrations%2C+and+inventor++ film number 99881 item 2].<br>
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*1792-1857 -- there are none. Consult the originals.<br>
  
1552-1585, on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=347769&disp=Wills+and+administrations++ film number 98914].<br>
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===== Act books and other registers<br> =====
  
1586-1719 -- there are none. Consult the originals.<br>
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*1663-1664 on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=348868&disp=Wills%2C+administrations%2C+and+inventor++ film number 99953]<br>
 
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*1665-1679 -- nothing available.<br>  
1720-1731, on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=348776&disp=Wills+and+administrations+of+York+Peculi++ film number 98921].<br>
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*1680-1694 on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=348868&disp=Wills%2C+administrations%2C+and+inventor++ film number 99952 item 2].<br>  
 
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*1695-1706 -- nothing available.<br>  
1732-1782 -- there are none. Consult the originals.<br>
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*1707-1714, 1746 on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=348868&disp=Wills%2C+administrations%2C+and+inventor++ film number 99952 item 1].<br>  
 
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*1715-1735 -- nothing available.<br>  
1783-1791, on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=348868&disp=Wills%2C+administrations%2C+and+inventor++ film number 99881 item 2].<br>
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*1736-1741 on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=348868&disp=Wills%2C+administrations%2C+and+inventor++ film number 99953 item 2].<br>  
 
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*1742-1743 -- nothing available.<br>
1792-1857 -- there are none.. Consult the originals.<br>
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*1744-1746 on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=348868&disp=Wills%2C+administrations%2C+and+inventor++ film number 99954].<br>  
 
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*1747-1765 -- nothing available.<br>
===== Act books and other registers<br> =====
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*1766-1771 on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=348868&disp=Wills%2C+administrations%2C+and+inventor++ film number 99954].<br>  
 
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*1772-1776 -- none available.<br>  
1663-1664 on film number 99953<br>
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*1777-1806 on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=348868&disp=Wills%2C+administrations%2C+and+inventor++ film number 99954].
 
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*1809-1830 on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=348868&disp=Wills%2C+administrations%2C+and+inventor++ film number 99954 item 2].
1665-1679 on film <br> <br>  
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*1830-1854 on [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=348868&disp=Wills%2C+administrations%2C+and+inventor++ film 99954 item 3].
  
 
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==

Revision as of 16:30, 27 July 2009

Yorkshire Probate Records

To read a general explanation about probate records in England, click here.

Jurisdiction

The Archdeaconry of Richmond contained the Eastern Deaneries of Richmond, Catterick and Boroughbridge, covering the western half of the North Riding and part of the West Riding.[1] To know which court had jurisdiction over a place, see the links in the Court Jurisdictions section of Yorkshire Probate Records.

Records

The records for this court are in the West Yorkshire Archives Service, Leeds.

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

Original wills

1521-1857, for this court have not been filmed.Film number 994031 item 7. This film contains copies of 208 wills and inventories for Richmond, 1442-1578. These are also printed in volume 26 of the Publications of the Surtees Society.

Registered copy wills
Act books and other registers

Indexes

The Family History Library has copies of the following indexes.

Northern Genealogist volume 3, 1474-1617, for surnames A-G. It includes both original and registered copy wills. Of the surnames A-G, those starting with the letters A, E and G were not available for indexing and apparently have been lost. The title page of the volume claims that the index starts in 1588; however, the registered copy wills include some from the fifteenth century

Yorkshire
  1. Camp, Anthony J. Wills and Their Whereabouts. Published 1974; page 152.