Court of the Peculiar of Isleham and Freckenham

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Suffolk Probate Records

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Jurisdiction

Isleham was in the diocese of Ely, Freckenham was in the Diocese of Norwich. They were a Peculiar of the Bishop of Rochester. A few wills of Isleham and Freckenham inhabitants were evidently proved at Norwich, the latter Court claiming jurisdition during Visitations by the Bishop of Norwich. There are also a few within in the Consistory Court of Rochester, and there are register copy wills (1649-1852) and administrations (1662-1851) in the records of the Archdeaconry Court of Huntingdon. [1]

Records

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Indexes


  1. Camp, Anthony J. Wills and Their Whereabouts. London: by author, 1974. Page 130.