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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Sussex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Sussex Probate Records]]''
  
 
== Step By Step  ==
 
== Step By Step  ==
  
1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.  
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1. First [https://www.familysearch.org/ search] each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.  
  
2. Proceed then to the "Probate Records In This Archive" section (see below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.  
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2. Proceed then to "Records" (see below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.  
  
 
3. Contact or visit the Lichfield Record Office (see address below), to hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf, citing information obtained from the indexes (see next heading). Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.  
 
3. Contact or visit the Lichfield Record Office (see address below), to hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf, citing information obtained from the indexes (see next heading). Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.  
  
4. You can also visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes and wills (see the Family History Library's [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=426796&subject_disp=England%2C+Cheshire+%2D+Probate+records&columns=*,0,0 cataloged entries] providing the microfilm numbers so you can have them circulated to the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp center] near you for searching). The information obtained from the index[es] will help you more quickly search the wills and admons which can also be circulated on microfilm via any family history.  
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4. You can also visit The [[Family History Library|Family History Library]], or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes and wills (see the Family History Library's {{FHL|426796|subject-id|disp=cataloged entries}} providing the microfilm numbers so you can have them circulated to the [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|center]] near you for searching). The information obtained from the index[es] will help you more quickly search the wills and admons which can also be circulated on microfilm via any family history.
  
 
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==
  
The probate collection includes a Calendars and indexes to wills, administrations and inventories.&nbsp; A calendar is an index arranged first alphabetically by the&nbsp;beginning letter of a testator's surname&nbsp;and second&nbsp;by date.<br>
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The probate collection includes a Calendars and indexes to 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.<br>
  
 
==== Online Indexes  ====
 
==== Online Indexes  ====
  
[http://www.familyhistoryonline.net/database/SussexFHGprobate.shtml This is a website] for which you may request a search to be made.  
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This [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/home.jsp website]($)now has the Probate records for this Court.
  
==== Printed Indexes ====
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==== Printed and Published Indexes ====
The Index Library has printed an index from 1588-1660
 
  
==== Manuscript Indexes in The Family History Library ====
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The Index Library has printed an index from 1588-1660
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=213058&disp=Calendar+of+wills+and+administrations+in%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Calendars of Wills &amp; Admons 1509-1660]
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'''Manuscript Indexes in The Family History Library'''
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=173636&disp=Probate+records++ Index to Original Wills 1588-1858]
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*{{FHL|213058|title-id|disp=Calendars of Wills &amp; Admons 1509-1660}}
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*{{FHL|173636|title-id|disp=Index to Original Wills 1588-1858}}
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*{{FHL|1679746|title-id|disp=Index to Some Wills proved and Admons Granted in the Peculiar Deanery of South Malling, 1560-1567}}. Included are also an index to an additional 216 Sussex Wills. The indexes comprise pages 138-152 Sussex archaeological collections - v. 50 (1907)
  
== The Records  ==
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== Records  ==
  
=== Archives Location  ===
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==== Archives Location  ====
  
The East Sussex Record Office  
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The East Sussex Record Office <br>The Maltings <br>Castle Precincts <br>Lewes <br>East Sussex BN7 1YT <br>ENGLAND <br>Tel 44-(0)1273 482349 <br>E-Mail: [mailto:archives@eastsussexcc.gov.uk archives@eastsussexcc.gov.uk] <br>[http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/leisureandtourism/localandfamilyhistory/esro/default.htm Website]
  
The Maltings
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==== Archive Records  ====
  
Castle Precincts
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Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.
  
Lewes
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*Original Wills 1588-1681; 1750-1773
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*Administrations (Admons) 1751-1857 (Admons are added in with Registered Wills after 1714)
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*Registered Copy Wills 1682-1858
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*Indexes 1588-1660; 1682-1858
  
East Sussex BN7 1YT
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==== Family History Library Records  ====
  
ENGLAND
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These have been microfilmed and are available at the *[[Family History Library|Family History Library]] in Salt Lake City and through [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|family history centers]].&nbsp; They include:
  
Tel 44-(0)1273 482349
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*{{FHL|173636|title-id|disp=Original Wills &amp; Administrations (Admons) 1588-1858}}
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*{{FHL|173636|title-id|disp=Registered Wills &amp; Admons 1588-1858}}
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*{{FHL|173636|title-id|disp=Inventories and Bonds 1730-1836}}
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*{{FHL|173636|title-id|disp=Caveat Book 1728-1858}}
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*{{FHL|173636|title-id|disp=Compotus Rolls 1722-1723}}
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*{{FHL|173636|title-id|disp=Index to Original Wills 1588-1858}}
  
E-Mail: [mailto:archives@eastsussexcc.gov.uk archives@eastsussexcc.gov.uk] &nbsp;
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== Jurisdiction  ==
  
[http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/leisureandtourism/localandfamilyhistory/esro/default.htm Website]
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This peculiar court held concurrent jurisdiction over the following East Sussex parishes:  
  
=== Probate Records of This Court Held In This Archive  ===
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*Buxted
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*The Cliffe or St Thomas Lewes
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*Edburton
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*Framfield
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*Glynde
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*Isfield
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*Lindfield
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*Mayfield
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*Ringmer
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*South Malling
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*Stanmer
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*Uckfield
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*Wadhurst
  
These records include:
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== Appeals Courts  ==
  
Original Wills&nbsp;1588-1681; 1750-1773
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Any probate that was disputed and could not be settled by the county courts could be sent to these higher appeals courts:
  
Administrations (Admons) 1751-1857 (Admons are added in with Registered Wills after 1714)
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*[[Court of Arches]]
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*[[High Court of Delegates]]
  
Registered Copy Wills&nbsp;1682-1858
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The [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]] also served as an appeals court.<br>
  
Indexes 1588-1660; 1682-1858
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=== Probate Records of This Court In The Family History Library  ===
 
 
 
These have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library] in Salt Lake City and through [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers].&nbsp; They include:
 
 
 
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=173636&disp=Probate+records++ Original Wills &amp; Administrations (Admons) 1588-1858]
 
 
 
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=173636&disp=Probate+records++ Registered Wills &amp; Admons 1588-1858]
 
 
 
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=173636&disp=Probate+records++ Inventories and Bonds 1730-1836]
 
 
 
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=173636&disp=Probate+records++ Caveat Book 1728-1858]
 
 
 
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=173636&disp=Probate+records++ Compotus Rolls 1722-1723]
 
 
 
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=173636&disp=Probate+records++ Index to Original Wills 1588-1858]
 
 
 
== Jurisdiction ==
 
 
 
This peculiar court held concurrent jurisdiction over the following East Sussex parishes:
 
 
 
*Buxted
 
*The Cliffe or St Thomas Lewes
 
*Edburton
 
*Framfield
 
*Glynde
 
*Isfield
 
*Lindfield
 
*Mayfield
 
*Ringmer
 
*'''South Malling'''
 
*Stanmer
 
*Uckfield
 
*Wadhurst
 
  
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== Estate Duty Records  ==
  
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Starting in 1796, a tax or death duty was payable on estates over a certain value. Estate duty abstracts may add considerable information not found elsewhere. Estate duty indexes may help you locate a will. For more information, go to [[Estate Duty Records]].<br>
  
[[Category:Sussex|Sussex]] [[Category:Kent]]
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[[Category:Sussex]] [[Category:Kent]]

Revision as of 03:45, 20 December 2011

England Gotoarrow.png Sussex Gotoarrow.png Sussex Probate Records

Step By Step

1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.

2. Proceed then to "Records" (see below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.

3. Contact or visit the Lichfield Record Office (see address below), to hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf, citing information obtained from the indexes (see next heading). Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.

4. You can also visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes and wills (see the Family History Library's cataloged entries providing the microfilm numbers so you can have them circulated to the center near you for searching). The information obtained from the index[es] will help you more quickly search the wills and admons which can also be circulated on microfilm via any family history.

Indexes

The probate collection includes a Calendars and indexes to 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.

Online Indexes

This website($)now has the Probate records for this Court.

Printed and Published Indexes

The Index Library has printed an index from 1588-1660

Manuscript Indexes in The Family History Library

Records

Archives Location

The East Sussex Record Office
The Maltings
Castle Precincts
Lewes
East Sussex BN7 1YT
ENGLAND
Tel 44-(0)1273 482349
E-Mail: archives@eastsussexcc.gov.uk
Website

Archive Records

Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.

  • Original Wills 1588-1681; 1750-1773
  • Administrations (Admons) 1751-1857 (Admons are added in with Registered Wills after 1714)
  • Registered Copy Wills 1682-1858
  • Indexes 1588-1660; 1682-1858

Family History Library Records

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

Jurisdiction

This peculiar court held concurrent jurisdiction over the following East Sussex parishes:

  • Buxted
  • The Cliffe or St Thomas Lewes
  • Edburton
  • Framfield
  • Glynde
  • Isfield
  • Lindfield
  • Mayfield
  • Ringmer
  • South Malling
  • Stanmer
  • Uckfield
  • Wadhurst

Appeals Courts

Any probate that was disputed and could not be settled by the county courts could be sent to these higher appeals courts:

The Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury also served as an appeals court.


Estate Duty Records

Starting in 1796, a tax or death duty was payable on estates over a certain value. Estate duty abstracts may add considerable information not found elsewhere. Estate duty indexes may help you locate a will. For more information, go to Estate Duty Records.