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== Getting Started: Step by Step ==
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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>  
 
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>  
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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>  
 
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>  
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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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp centers] near you.<br>
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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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp centers] near you.<br>  
  
 
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==
  
== List of Archives ==
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KAO--index to wills, administrations, inventories and bonds of the Archbishops Peculiar Deaneries of Arches (London), Shoreham and Croydon [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=396684&disp=KAO--index+to+wills%2C+administratio++]
  
== Records at The Family History Library ==
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== List of Archives  ==
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The Centre for Kentish Studies is the Headquarters for the Kent Archives service. It holds manuscript and printed records for the County of Kent The Centre for Kentish Studies Sessions House County Hall Maidstone ME14 1XQ 01622 694363 fax: 01622 694379 archives@kent.gov.uk [http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/archives-and-local-history/archive-centres/centre-for-kentish-studies.htm]
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Also available through Lambeth Palace Library, London&nbsp; SE1 7JU England
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== Records at The Family History Library ==
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Church of England. Peculiar Court (Arches, Croydon and Shoreham)1614-1841 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=299577&disp=Probate+records%2C+1602%2D1841%20%20&columns=*,0,0] This includes indexes, Original Wills, Bonds, Inventories, Administration Bonds and Warrants, Miscellaneous with Account, Act and Caveat Books
  
 
== Jurisdiction: Notes on the Court of the Peculiar of the&nbsp;Arches, Croydon and Shoreham  ==
 
== Jurisdiction: Notes on the Court of the Peculiar of the&nbsp;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. Jurisdiction for the Deanery of Shoreham (Kent): The parishes are: Bexley, Brasted, Chevening, Chiddingstone, Cliffe at Hoo, St. Mary Cray, Crayford, Darenth, Downe, Eynsford, East Farleigh, Farningham, Gillingham, Grain, Halstead, Hayes, Hever, Hunton, Ide Hill, Ilfield, Ightham, Keston, Knockholt, Lidsing, East Malling, Meopham, Northfleet, Orpington, Otford, East Peckham, Penshurst, Plaxtol, Sevenoaks, Shoreham, Stansted, Sundridge, and Wrotham.  
  
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,
 
 
[[Category:Probate_records_in_Kent]] [[Category:Kent]]
 
[[Category:Probate_records_in_Kent]] [[Category:Kent]]

Revision as of 22:35, 8 December 2009

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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.&lt;br&gt;

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".&lt;br&gt;

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.&lt;br&gt;

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

Indexes

KAO--index to wills, administrations, inventories and bonds of the Archbishops Peculiar Deaneries of Arches (London), Shoreham and Croydon [1]

List of Archives

The Centre for Kentish Studies is the Headquarters for the Kent Archives service. It holds manuscript and printed records for the County of Kent The Centre for Kentish Studies Sessions House County Hall Maidstone ME14 1XQ 01622 694363 fax: 01622 694379 archives@kent.gov.uk [2]


Also available through Lambeth Palace Library, London  SE1 7JU England

Records at The Family History Library

Church of England. Peculiar Court (Arches, Croydon and Shoreham)1614-1841 [3] This includes indexes, Original Wills, Bonds, Inventories, Administration Bonds and Warrants, Miscellaneous with Account, Act and Caveat Books

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. Jurisdiction for the Deanery of Shoreham (Kent): The parishes are: Bexley, Brasted, Chevening, Chiddingstone, Cliffe at Hoo, St. Mary Cray, Crayford, Darenth, Downe, Eynsford, East Farleigh, Farningham, Gillingham, Grain, Halstead, Hayes, Hever, Hunton, Ide Hill, Ilfield, Ightham, Keston, Knockholt, Lidsing, East Malling, Meopham, Northfleet, Orpington, Otford, East Peckham, Penshurst, Plaxtol, Sevenoaks, Shoreham, Stansted, Sundridge, and Wrotham.