Court of the Peculiar of Kingsbury with East Lambrook

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Jurisdiction

This was a peculiar probate court for the manor of Kingsbury with East Lambrook.  It had jurisdiction over the parishes of Kingsbury Episcopi and East Lambrook only.

Records

Important Note:

The records of this court, which were deposited at the Probate Registry at Exeter, were destroyed by enemy action during World War II.  The following is information on the few records that survive.

Archive Locations  

Somerset Record Office
Obridge Road
Taunton TA2 7PU
England
Tel: (0)1823 278805
Email: archives@somerset.gov.uk

Archive Records 

Index to wills and administrations, 1661-1742

Probate and administration act books, 1662-1741  

Family History Lirbrary Records

The Family History Library has very few original probate records for Somerset on microfilm.  Most of the what the library has is various volumes of published abstracts.  See the information found in the article on the Court of the Bishop of Bath & Wells (Episcopal Consistory).

Others

The Society of Genealogists in London has copies of published abstracts of wills and other probate documents for Somerset.  To see a list of titles, search their library catalogue for the Subject of "Somerset - General:Wills."