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== Jurisdiction: Notes on the Court of the Peculiar of the Arches, Croydon and Shoreham  ==
 
== Jurisdiction: Notes on the Court of the Peculiar of the Arches, Croydon and Shoreham  ==
  
This court had primary jurisdiction over many parishes in the western half of the county of Kent. See the [[Kent, England Probate Jurisdictions|parish jurisdiction]] lists for specifics.  
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This court had primary jurisdiction over many parishes in the western half of the county of Kent. See the [[Kent, England Probate Jurisdictions|parish jurisdiction]] lists for specifics.
  
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The parishes are:
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Bexley              East Farleigh        Ifield              Otford
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Brasted              Farningham            Ightham            East Peckham
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Chevening            Gillingham            Keston              Penhurst
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Chiddingston        Grain                Knockholt          Plaxtol
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Cliffe at Hoo        Halstead              Lidsing            Sevenoaks
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St Mary Cray        Hayes                East Malling        Shoreham
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Crayford            Hever                Meopham            Stansted
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Darenth              Hunton                Northfleet          Sundridge
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Downe                Ide Hill              Orpington          Wrotham
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Eynsford
 
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Getting Started: 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.<br>

2. Proceed to the "Probate Records Held in This Archive" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court. Also see "Probate Records of This Court in The Family History Library".<br>

3. Contact or visit Centre for Kentish Studies or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.<br>

4. Visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes to probate records; then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the original wills and admons also on microfilm via any centers near you.<br>

Indexes

List of Archives

Records at The Family History Library

Jurisdiction: Notes on the Court of the Peculiar of the Arches, Croydon and Shoreham

This court had primary jurisdiction over many parishes in the western half of the county of Kent. See the parish jurisdiction lists for specifics.

The parishes are: Bexley East Farleigh Ifield Otford Brasted Farningham Ightham East Peckham Chevening Gillingham Keston Penhurst Chiddingston Grain Knockholt Plaxtol Cliffe at Hoo Halstead Lidsing Sevenoaks St Mary Cray Hayes East Malling Shoreham Crayford Hever Meopham Stansted Darenth Hunton Northfleet Sundridge Downe Ide Hill Orpington Wrotham Eynsford