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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cumberland]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cumberland Probate Records]]  
 
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cumberland]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cumberland Probate Records]]  
  
The following article gives information about this probate court. For a general explanation about probate records in England, click [[England Probate Records|here]].<br>  
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Records and indexes for this court are held in&nbsp;the relevant Cumbria record office.&nbsp;The [http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/archives/recordoffices/default.asp Cumbria Archive Service] Web site has links to the offices. The following article gives information about this court.Cumberland has four&nbsp;record offices where probates material is kept. These are Barrow,&nbsp;Kendall,&nbsp;Carlisle,&nbsp;and&nbsp;Whitehaven. Links to the offices are found on the [http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/archives/recordoffices/default.asp Cumbria Archive Service] site. For a general explanation about probate records in England, click [[England Probate Records|here]].<br>  
  
== Search for Records  ==
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== Search Indexes First  ==
 
 
Cumberland has four&nbsp;record offices where probates material is kept. These are Barrow,&nbsp;Kendall,&nbsp;Carlisle,&nbsp;and&nbsp;Whitehaven. Links to the offices are found on the [http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/archives/recordoffices/default.asp Cumbria Archive Service] site.<br>
 
 
 
==== 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 [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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==== Online Indexes ====
  
*Records and indexes for this court are held in&nbsp;the relevant Cumbria record office.&nbsp;The [http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/archives/recordoffices/default.asp Cumbria Archive Service] Web site has links to the offices.
 
*The&nbsp;Family History Library has a collection on film for the records and the indexes, 1564-1858.&nbsp;
 
*The terms ''bishop's court'' and ''consistory court'' both refer to this court.
 
 
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== History<br>  ==
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==== Printed and Manuscript Indexes ====
 
 
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.**'''<br>
 
  
== Documents related to probates<br>  ==
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The Family History Library has some printed indexes. These can be found in the catalog by using the Place Search for Cumberland and the topic Probate records - Indexes.
 
 
Administration (also known as Admon)
 
  
Inventory
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Codicil
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== Search for Probate Documents ==
  
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The Family History Library has probates in its collection.
  
'''&lt;Contributor: some of this&nbsp;information is found in the&nbsp;England Probate Records article. Link to it. If an item is not there, add it.&gt;'''
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== Tips  ==
  
== Indexes MOVE THIS TO A PLACE HIGHER in this article  ==
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*The terms ''bishop's court'' and ''consistory court'' both refer to this court.
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*The&nbsp;Family History Library has a collection on film for the records and the indexes, 1564-1858.&nbsp;
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*There is a difference between an index and a
  
general notes
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==== Documents related to probates<br>  ====
  
=== Online indexes  ===
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Administration (also known as Admon)
  
list and explanation with links
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Inventory
  
=== Microfilmed or Printed  ===
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Codicil
  
Identify which, link to FHLC?&nbsp;  
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&lt;more?&gt;  
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Revision as of 22:08, 20 May 2009

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Records and indexes for this court are held in the relevant Cumbria record office. The Cumbria Archive Service Web site has links to the offices. The following article gives information about this court.Cumberland has four record offices where probates material is kept. These are Barrow, Kendall, Carlisle, and Whitehaven. Links to the offices are found on the Cumbria Archive Service site. For a general explanation about probate records in England, click here.

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.

Online Indexes


Printed and Manuscript Indexes

The Family History Library has some printed indexes. These can be found in the catalog by using the Place Search for Cumberland and the topic Probate records - Indexes.

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Search for Probate Documents

The Family History Library has probates in its collection.

Tips

  • The terms bishop's court and consistory court both refer to this court.
  • The Family History Library has a collection on film for the records and the indexes, 1564-1858. 
  • There is a difference between an index and a

Documents related to probates

Administration (also known as Admon)

Inventory

Codicil

<more?>