Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

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Huntingdonshire Probate Records

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

Jurisdiction

Huntingdon except for the prebendal courts. From 1479-1609, this court also had jurisdiction over 77 parishes in Hertfordshire and Everton in Bedford.

Records

The records of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon are housed in the Huntingdon Library and Archives.

The Family History Library has film copies of probate records, 1585-1858. These include register copy wills, original wills, admons, and act books. Films can be view in the library or in a family history center.

Indexes