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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Norfolk]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Norfolk Probate Records]]''  
 
''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Norfolk]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Norfolk Probate Records]]''  
  
== Location of These Probate Records <br> ==
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== Step By Step  ==
  
'''Norfolk&nbsp;Record Office'''
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1. First [https://www.familysearch.org/ search] each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.
  
The Archive Centre<br>Martineau Lane<br>Norwich<br>NR1 2DQ
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2. Proceed to "Records " (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.
  
United Kingdom
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3. Contact&nbsp;the Norfolk&nbsp;Record Office and either make a personal visit or hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.
  
Telephone: 01603 222599<br>Fax: 01603 761885<br>E-mail: [mailto:norfrec@norfolk.gov.uk norfrec@norfolk.gov.uk]
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4. Visit The [[Family History Library|Family History Library]] or one of its 4,500 satellite family history [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|centers]] worldwide to view microfilm copies of wills and admons.  
  
Website: [http://archives.norfolk.gov.uk/ http://archives.norfolk.gov.uk/]
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== Indexes  ==
  
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==== Online indexes  ====
  
== Jurisdiction  ==
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A general will index&nbsp;covering much of the&nbsp;county is [http://www.noah.norfolk.gov.uk/default.aspx available].
  
The Court of the City of Norwich held some concurrent jurisdiction&nbsp;over&nbsp;the city of Noriwch parishes.
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==== Printed and Published Indexes  ====
  
== Historical Background  ==
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Wills probed in this court can be found on the enrolled deed and are indexed in an appendix in the following publication:
  
Probate records of the Court of the City of&nbsp;Norwich commence from as early as 1298 to1854.  
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"Wills Preserved among the Norwich Enrolled Deeds" The Index Library volume 69 FHL British book 942 B4b volume 69.  
  
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== Records  ==
  
== Starting Your Search in Indexes ==
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==== Archives Location ====
  
1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.
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'''Norfolk&nbsp;Record Office'''
  
2. Proceed to the "Probate Records of This Court" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.
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The Archive Centre<br>Martineau Lane<br>Norwich<br>NR1 2DQ
  
3. Contact or visit The Guildhall Library, or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.
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United Kingdom
  
4. Visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes (see the Family History Library's [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=389557&disp=Wills%2C+administrations+and+bonds+of+th%20%20&columns=*,0,0 cataloged entries] providing the microfilms so you can have them circulated to the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp center]&nbsp;near you for searching the wills). The information obtained from the index[es] will help you&nbsp;more quickly search the wills and admons which can also be circulated on microfilm via any family history .
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Telephone: 01603 222599<br>Fax: 01603 761885<br>E-mail: [mailto:norfrec@norfolk.gov.uk norfrec@norfolk.gov.uk]  
  
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Website: [http://archives.norfolk.gov.uk/ http://archives.norfolk.gov.uk/]
  
=== Indexes ===
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==== Archive Records  ====
The&nbsp;the Court of the Peculiar of Castle Rising probate records have to some extent been&nbsp;indexed&nbsp;with the following ones:
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A short calendar of the deeds relating to Norwich enrolled in the court rolls of that city, 1285-1306, 1307-1341
  
==== Online indexes ====
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==== Family History Library Records ====
  
A general will index&nbsp;for this probate court&nbsp;covering much of the&nbsp;county is [http://www.noah.norfolk.gov.uk/default.aspx available].
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{{FHL|197506|title-id|disp=A short calendar of the deeds relating to Norwich enrolled in the court rolls of that city, 1285-1306, 1307-1341}}
  
==== Printed and Published Indexes ====
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== Jurisdiction ==
 
 
The Norfolk &nbsp;Record Office has indexed a considerable number of the wills from this court jurisdiction and this index&nbsp;is available in the following publication:
 
 
 
*Index of wills proved in the Court of the Peculiar of Castle Rising, compiled by Patrick Palgrave-Moore&nbsp;in&nbsp;FHL book call #942.61 B4m vol. 16.&nbsp;These are&nbsp;probate indexes covering the years 1285-1550.
 
  
== Searching for probates in this [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=197506&disp=A+short+calendar+of+the+deeds+relating+t%20%20&columns=*,0,0 court].  ==
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Search probate records in the following additional courts when a search in this jurisdiction does not provide the desired will:  
  
ENROLLED&nbsp;DEEDS&nbsp;WITH&nbsp;COPY&nbsp;WILLS
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*Peculiar Court of the Dean &amp;&nbsp;Chapter of Norwich
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*Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich
  
1298-1340; 1377-1405; 1413-1854
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[[Category:Norfolk]]

Revision as of 21:41, 19 January 2012

England Gotoarrow.png Norfolk Gotoarrow.png Norfolk Probate Records

Step By Step

1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.

2. Proceed to "Records " (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.

3. Contact the Norfolk Record Office and either make a personal visit or hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.

4. Visit The Family History Library or one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide to view microfilm copies of wills and admons.

Indexes

Online indexes

A general will index covering much of the county is available.

Printed and Published Indexes

Wills probed in this court can be found on the enrolled deed and are indexed in an appendix in the following publication:

"Wills Preserved among the Norwich Enrolled Deeds" The Index Library volume 69 FHL British book 942 B4b volume 69.

Records

Archives Location

Norfolk Record Office

The Archive Centre
Martineau Lane
Norwich
NR1 2DQ

United Kingdom

Telephone: 01603 222599
Fax: 01603 761885
E-mail: norfrec@norfolk.gov.uk

Website: http://archives.norfolk.gov.uk/

Archive Records

A short calendar of the deeds relating to Norwich enrolled in the court rolls of that city, 1285-1306, 1307-1341

Family History Library Records

A short calendar of the deeds relating to Norwich enrolled in the court rolls of that city, 1285-1306, 1307-1341

Jurisdiction

Search probate records in the following additional courts when a search in this jurisdiction does not provide the desired will:

  • Peculiar Court of the Dean & Chapter of Norwich
  • Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich