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To read a general explanation of probates in England, click [[England Probate Records|here]].  
 
To read a general explanation of probates in England, click [[England Probate Records|here]].  
  
== Jurisdiction ==
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The Family History Library has:
  
The Diocese of Peterborough was founded in 1541. From 1541 to about 1598, where there appears to have been a re-organization of the diocese, wills from all deaneries were proved either at Northampton in the archdeacon's court or in the consistory court of Peterborough. After 1598 the wills from the four Eastern deaneries of Oundle, Weldon, Peterborough and Rutland were proven at Peterborough.<ref>Camp, Anthony J. Wills and Their Whereabouts. Published 1974.</ref><br>
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*Indexes found with the probate records for 1541-1858 listed above.  
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*Index to [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=775129&disp=Index+to+registered+wills%2C+1541-1646%20%20&columns=*,0,0 registered wills, 1541-1646].
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=730155&disp=A+Calendar+of+wills%2C+administrations%2%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Calendar of wills, administrations, etc., 1752-1857/8].
  
 
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'''Northamptonshire Records Office'''<br>Wootton Hall Park<br>Northampton, NN4 8BQ<br>UK<br>Tel:&nbsp; (0)1604 762129<br>Email:&nbsp; [mailto:archivist@northamptonshire.gov.uk archivist@northamptonshire.gov.uk]  
 
'''Northamptonshire Records Office'''<br>Wootton Hall Park<br>Northampton, NN4 8BQ<br>UK<br>Tel:&nbsp; (0)1604 762129<br>Email:&nbsp; [mailto:archivist@northamptonshire.gov.uk archivist@northamptonshire.gov.uk]  
  
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The Family History Library has film copies of [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=350346&disp=Probate+records%20%20&columns=*,0,0 probate records, 1541-1858]. 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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=350346&disp=Probate+records%20%20&columns=*,0,0 probate records, 1541-1858]. Films can be viewed in the library or in a [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history center].
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== Jurisdiction ==
 
 
== Indexes ==
 
 
 
The Family History Library has:
 
  
*Indexes found with the probate records for 1541-1858 listed above.
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The Diocese of Peterborough was founded in 1541. From 1541 to about 1598, where there appears to have been a re-organization of the diocese, wills from all deaneries were proved either at Northampton in the archdeacon's court or in the consistory court of Peterborough. After 1598 the wills from the four Eastern deaneries of Oundle, Weldon, Peterborough and Rutland were proven at Peterborough.<ref>Camp, Anthony J. Wills and Their Whereabouts. Published 1974.</ref><br>
*Index to [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=775129&disp=Index+to+registered+wills%2C+1541-1646%20%20&columns=*,0,0 registered wills, 1541-1646].  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=730155&disp=A+Calendar+of+wills%2C+administrations%2%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Calendar of wills, administrations, etc., 1752-1857/8].
 
  
 
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[[Category:Huntingdonshire]] [[Category:Northamptonshire]] [[Category:Rutland]]
 
[[Category:Huntingdonshire]] [[Category:Northamptonshire]] [[Category:Rutland]]

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Return to England.

To read a general explanation of probates in England, click here.

Getting Started or Step by Step?

Indexes

The Family History Library has:

Records

The original records are deposited at:

Northamptonshire Records Office
Wootton Hall Park
Northampton, NN4 8BQ
UK
Tel:  (0)1604 762129
Email:  archivist@northamptonshire.gov.uk

The Family History Library has film copies of probate records, 1541-1858. Films can be viewed in the library or in a family history center.

Jurisdiction

The Diocese of Peterborough was founded in 1541. From 1541 to about 1598, where there appears to have been a re-organization of the diocese, wills from all deaneries were proved either at Northampton in the archdeacon's court or in the consistory court of Peterborough. After 1598 the wills from the four Eastern deaneries of Oundle, Weldon, Peterborough and Rutland were proven at Peterborough.[1]


  1. Camp, Anthony J. Wills and Their Whereabouts. Published 1974.