Court of the Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
Getting Started: Step by Step
- Original wills, 1540-1765, and a few from 1501
- Register copy wills, 1501-1765
- Administration bonds, 1541-1746
- Inventories, 1498-1744, 1761
Records have been microfilmed and are also available at the Family History Library and through family history centers. They include:
This court had jurisdiction solely over members of Cambridge University and certain 'privileged' persons connected with the University. It was presided over more often by the Vice-Chancellor and was sometimes referred to as the Court of the Vice-Chancellor.