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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]]  
  
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>  
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For a general explanation about probate records in England, click [[England Probate Records|here]].<br>  
  
 
== Search Indexes First  ==
 
== Search Indexes First  ==
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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>  
  
==== Online Indexes ====
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==== Online Indexes ====
  
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==== 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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==== Printed and Manuscript Indexes ====
  
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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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=506247&subject_disp=England%2C+Cumberland+-+Probate+records+-+Indexes&columns=*,0,0 Probate records - Indexes]. Manuscript indexes for this court are cataloged with the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=328700&disp=Probate+records++ probate records].
  
== Search for Probate Documents ==
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== Search for Probate Documents ==
  
 
The Family History Library has probates in its collection.  
 
The Family History Library has probates in its collection.  
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*The terms ''bishop's court'' and ''consistory court'' both refer to this court.  
 
*The terms ''bishop's court'' and ''consistory court'' both refer to this court.  
 
*The&nbsp;Family History Library has a collection on film for the records and the indexes, 1564-1858.&nbsp;  
 
*The&nbsp;Family History Library has a collection on film for the records and the indexes, 1564-1858.&nbsp;  
*There is a difference between an index and a  
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*There is a difference between an index and a calendar. The index is in strict alphabetical order. A Calendar may be a list of last names starting with a certain letter of the alphabet. For instance, all the A names are together no matter how they are spelled. A person has to search through the names to find the one they are seeking <br>
  
 
==== Documents related to probates<br>  ====
 
==== Documents related to probates<br>  ====
  
Administration (also known as Admon)
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Several types of documents are part of probate. Only a few are mentioned here. Learn more about these records by clicking [[England Probate Records|here]].
  
Inventory  
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*Act Book
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*Administration (also known as Admon)
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Codicil
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England Gotoarrow.png Cumberland Gotoarrow.png Cumberland Probate Records

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. Manuscript indexes for this court are cataloged with the probate records.

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 calendar. The index is in strict alphabetical order. A Calendar may be a list of last names starting with a certain letter of the alphabet. For instance, all the A names are together no matter how they are spelled. A person has to search through the names to find the one they are seeking

Documents related to probates

Several types of documents are part of probate. Only a few are mentioned here. Learn more about these records by clicking here.

  • Act Book
  • Administration (also known as Admon)
  • Codicil
  • Inventory