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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Derbyshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Derbyshire Probate Records]]''  
 
''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Derbyshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Derbyshire Probate Records]]''  
  
== Jurisdiction ==
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== Getting Started: Step by Step  ==
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== Indexes ==
  
This court had primary jurisdiction solely over the [[E genealogical glossary terms|extra-parochial parish]] of Peak Forest. It was a peculiar of the [[Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield|Dean and Chapter of Lichfield]] and some probates for residents of Peak Forest may be found among that court's records.  
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The collection on microfilm includes a [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in++ Calendar of wills, administrations and inventories].  A calendar is an index arranged first alphabetically by the beginning letter of a testator's surname and second by date.  
  
Though technically the [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|Court of the Bishop of Lichfield]] did not have superior jurisdiction over Peak Forest, as the largest court of original jurisdiction in the county, its records may also include the probates of persons who resided in Peak Forest.
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The British Index Library has published an index to wills for [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=207955&disp=Lichfield+wills+and+administrations%2C+1%20%20&columns=*,0,0 1529-1652] for the peculiars deposited at Lichfield including Peak Forest.   
  
 
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Original wills, administrations, and inventories from various Peculiar Courts]. The records are arranged by first letter of the testator's surname then by date. 
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Original wills, administrations, and inventories from various Peculiar Courts]. The records are arranged by first letter of the testator's surname then by date. 
  
== Indexes ==
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== Jurisdiction ==
  
The collection on microfilm includes a [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in++ Calendar of wills, administrations and inventories].  A calendar is an index arranged first alphabetically by the beginning letter of a testator's surname and second by date.  
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This court had primary jurisdiction solely over the [[E genealogical glossary terms|extra-parochial parish]] of Peak Forest. It was a peculiar of the [[Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield|Dean and Chapter of Lichfield]] and some probates for residents of Peak Forest may be found among that court's records.  
  
The British Index Library has published an index to wills for [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=207955&disp=Lichfield+wills+and+administrations%2C+1%20%20&columns=*,0,0 1529-1652] for the peculiars deposited at Lichfield including Peak Forest.   
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Though technically the [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|Court of the Bishop of Lichfield]] did not have superior jurisdiction over Peak Forest, as the largest court of original jurisdiction in the county, its records may also include the probates of persons who resided in Peak Forest.
  
 
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[[Category:Derbyshire]]

Revision as of 16:48, 14 November 2009

England Gotoarrow.png Derbyshire Gotoarrow.png Derbyshire Probate Records

Getting Started: Step by Step

Indexes

The collection on microfilm includes a Calendar of wills, administrations and inventories.  A calendar is an index arranged first alphabetically by the beginning letter of a testator's surname and second by date.  

The British Index Library has published an index to wills for 1529-1652 for the peculiars deposited at Lichfield including Peak Forest. 

Records

The original records for Peak Forest are deposited at the Lichfield Record Office. They include:

  • Original wills, 1647-1858

The records have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and through family history centers.  They include: 

Jurisdiction

This court had primary jurisdiction solely over the extra-parochial parish of Peak Forest. It was a peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield and some probates for residents of Peak Forest may be found among that court's records.

Though technically the Court of the Bishop of Lichfield did not have superior jurisdiction over Peak Forest, as the largest court of original jurisdiction in the county, its records may also include the probates of persons who resided in Peak Forest.