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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Somerset]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Somerset Probate Records]]''  
 
''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Somerset]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Somerset Probate Records]]''  
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== Getting Started ==
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== Indexes ==
  
 
== Jurisdiction  ==
 
== Jurisdiction  ==
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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.  
 
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.  
  
=== Surviving Records  ===
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==== Archive Locations  ====
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[http://www.somerset.gov.uk/archives/ Somerset Record Office]'''<br>'''Obridge Road<br>Taunton TA2 7PU<br>England<br>Tel: (0)1823 278805<br>Email: [mailto:archives@somerset.gov.uk archives@somerset.gov.uk]
  
The surviving original records are deposited at:
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==== Archive Records ====
  
[http://www.somerset.gov.uk/archives/ Somerset Record Office]'''<br>'''Obridge Road<br>Taunton TA2 7PU<br>England<br>Tel: (0)1823 278805<br>Email: [mailto:archives@somerset.gov.uk archives@somerset.gov.uk]
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Index to wills and administrations,&nbsp;1661-1756
  
These include:
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Probate and administration act books, 1662-1741 &nbsp;
  
*Index to wills and administrations,&nbsp;1661-1756
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==== Family History Library ====
*Probate and administration act books, 1662-1741 &nbsp;
 
  
 
The [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library] has very few original probate records for Somerset on microfilm. Most of the what the library has is various&nbsp;volumes of published abstracts. See the information found in the article on the [[Court of the Bishop of Bath & Wells (Episcopal Consistory)]].  
 
The [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library] has very few original probate records for Somerset on microfilm. Most of the what the library has is various&nbsp;volumes of published abstracts. See the information found in the article on the [[Court of the Bishop of Bath & Wells (Episcopal Consistory)]].  
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==== Others ====
  
 
The [http://www.sog.org.uk/index.shtml Society of Genealogists] in London has copies of published abstracts of wills and other probate documents for Somerset.&nbsp; To see a list of titles, search their [http://62.32.98.6/S10312UKStaff/OPAC/index.asp library catalogue] for the Subject of "Somerset - General:Wills."  
 
The [http://www.sog.org.uk/index.shtml Society of Genealogists] in London has copies of published abstracts of wills and other probate documents for Somerset.&nbsp; To see a list of titles, search their [http://62.32.98.6/S10312UKStaff/OPAC/index.asp library catalogue] for the Subject of "Somerset - General:Wills."  

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Getting Started

Indexes

Jurisdiction

Pilton was a peculiar probate court in the Diocese of Bath and Wells.  It had jurisdiction over the manor and parish of Pilton 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, 1661-1756

Probate and administration act books, 1662-1741  

Family History Library

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."