Court of the Manor of Mansfield

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England Gotoarrow.png Nottinghamshire Gotoarrow.png Nottinghamshire Probate Records

Step By Step

1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will or administration (admon), 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 or visit the Herefordshire Record Office 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 and search indexes to probate records; then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the original wills and admons also on microfilm via any centers near you.

Indexes

Online Indexes

Printed and Published Indexes

An index is also available at the Society of Genealogists in London. The records below on microfilm include indexes.

Records

Archives Location

The original records are deposited at the Nottinghamshire Archives

Archive Records

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  • Original wills, bonds and inventories, 1640-1857
  • Registered wills, 1580-1606
  • Enrolled wills, 1519-1858 (in the Court rolls)
  • Indexes

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Family History Library Records

Films can be viewed in the library or in a family history centers.

Jurisdiction

This court had jurisdiction over the parishes of Mansfield, Mansfield Woodhouse, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Hucknall-under-Huthwaite, Budby, Kilton and Scofto in Worksop, part of Worksop, and also non-resident landowners in the manor.