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Indexes will help you easily find the probate record. An index could be a strict alphabetical list, a list of all last names starting with a letter of the alphabet, a group of names for a specific number of years. References to the probate indexes in the Family History Library collection can be found by clicking [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=506247&subject_disp=England%2C+Cumberland+-+Probate+records+-+Indexes&columns=*,0,0 here].<br>
 
Indexes will help you easily find the probate record. An index could be a strict alphabetical list, a list of all last names starting with a letter of the alphabet, a group of names for a specific number of years. References to the probate indexes in the Family History Library collection can be found by clicking [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=506247&subject_disp=England%2C+Cumberland+-+Probate+records+-+Indexes&columns=*,0,0 here].<br>
  
=== Tips ===
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=== Tips ===
  
*Records and indexes for this court are held in&nbsp;the relevant Cumbria record office.&nbsp;The Cumbria Archive Service website has links to the offices.
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*Records and indexes for this court are held in&nbsp;the relevant Cumbria record office.&nbsp;The Cumbria Archive Service website has links to the offices.  
*The&nbsp;Family History Library has a collection of film for the records and the indexes, 1564-1858.&nbsp;
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*The&nbsp;Family History Library has a collection of film for the records and the indexes, 1564-1858.&nbsp;  
 
*Link to the catalog record for [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=453504&subject_disp=England%2C+Cumberland+%2D+Probate+records&columns=*,0,0 probates and indexes].  
 
*Link to the catalog record for [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=453504&subject_disp=England%2C+Cumberland+%2D+Probate+records&columns=*,0,0 probates and indexes].  
*The Diocese of Carlisle and the Consistory Court both refer to this court.
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*The Diocese of Carlisle and the Consistory Court both refer to this court.  
 
*The "Title Details" screen shows the title, notes, and how many films there are.  
 
*The "Title Details" screen shows the title, notes, and how many films there are.  
*Click the View Film Notes button in the top right corner to see the film numbers.
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*Click the View Film Notes button in the top right corner to see the film numbers.  
*Indexes are listed first, followed by the records.
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*Indexes are listed first, followed by the records.  
 
*"Another&nbsp;filming" means&nbsp;that&nbsp;the time period was filmed again.&nbsp;The information is the same as the other film.
 
*"Another&nbsp;filming" means&nbsp;that&nbsp;the time period was filmed again.&nbsp;The information is the same as the other film.
  
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== History<br> ==
 
== History<br> ==
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=== Microfilmed or Printed  ===
 
=== Microfilmed or Printed  ===
  
Identify which, link to FHLC?&nbsp;
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Revision as of 18:58, 13 May 2009

England Gotoarrow.png Cumberland Probate Records

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

Find the Records

Cumberland has four record offices: Barrow, Kendall, Carlisle, and Whitehaven. Links to the offices are found on the Cumbria Archive Service site.

Search Indexes First

Indexes will help you easily find the probate record. An index could be a strict alphabetical list, a list of all last names starting with a letter of the alphabet, a group of names for a specific number of years. References to the probate indexes in the Family History Library collection can be found by clicking here.

Tips

  • Records and indexes for this court are held in the relevant Cumbria record office. The Cumbria Archive Service website has links to the offices.
  • The Family History Library has a collection of film for the records and the indexes, 1564-1858. 
  • Link to the catalog record for probates and indexes.
  • The Diocese of Carlisle and the Consistory Court both refer to this court.
  • The "Title Details" screen shows the title, notes, and how many films there are.
  • Click the View Film Notes button in the top right corner to see the film numbers.
  • Indexes are listed first, followed by the records.
  • "Another filming" means that the time period was filmed again. The information is the same as the other film.

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History

To read about the history of this court, click here. **Contributor: this link should go to a separate page that gives a brief history of the Cumberland courts.**

Searching for probates in this court

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Explanation of act books, wills, inventories, etc.

Indexes

general notes

Online indexes

list and explanation with links

Microfilmed or Printed

Identify which, link to FHLC?