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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Devon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Devonshire Probate Records]]''
  
For an explanation of probate records in England, click [[England Probate Records|here]]  
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A general explanation of probate records in England, is given in the article [[England Probate Records]].
  
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The following article is about probate records in the county of Devon. A general explanation of probate records in England, is given in the article [[England Probate Records]]. <br>
  
== Jurisdiction ==
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== Step By Step&nbsp; ==
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1. First [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog search] each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will or administration (admon), writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.
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2. Proceed to&nbsp;"Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.
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3. Contact or visit the&nbsp;Devonshire Record Office or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.
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4. Visit The [[Family History Library|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 [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|centers]]&nbsp;near you.
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== Indexes  ==
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==== Online Indexes  ====
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==== Printed and Published Indexes  ====
  
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{{FHL|235196|title-id|disp=Calendars of wills and administrations relating to the counties of Devon and Cornwall&nbsp;: proved in the Court of the principal registry of the Bishop of Exeter, 1559-1799. And of Devon only, proved in the Court of the Archdeaconry of Exeter, 1540-1799. }}<br>
  
 
== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==
  
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==== Archive Location  ====
  
== Indexes ==
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Virtually all records for this court were destroyed in 1942, but don't give up until you have searched the [[Devon Probate Records|manuscript&nbsp;collections]] and all other possible courts. These include:
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*[[Court of the Bishop of Exeter|Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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*[[Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter|Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter]]
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*[[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury|Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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Copies of some post-1796 probates may have been deposited in the [[Estate Duty Registers]]. <br>
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==== Archive Records  ====
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Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.
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==== Family History Library Records  ====
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== Jurisdiction ==
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This court had jurisdiction over the following parishes.
  
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{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="573" border="0"
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|-
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| Bishop's Nympton
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| Bishop's Teignton
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| Chudleigh
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| Crediton
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| Kennerleigh
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| Landkey
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| Marldon
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| Morchard Bishop
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| Newport
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| Paignton
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| Sandford
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| Stoke Gabriel
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| Swimbridge
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| Bishop's Tawton
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| West Teignmouth
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| .
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|}
  
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[[Category:Devon]]

Revision as of 16:49, 7 May 2013

England Gotoarrow.png Devon Gotoarrow.png Devonshire Probate Records

A general explanation of probate records in England, is given in the article England Probate Records.

The following article is about probate records in the county of Devon. A general explanation of probate records in England, is given in the article England Probate Records.

Step By Step 

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

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

3. Contact or visit the Devonshire Record Office or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.

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.


Indexes

Online Indexes

Printed and Published Indexes

Calendars of wills and administrations relating to the counties of Devon and Cornwall : proved in the Court of the principal registry of the Bishop of Exeter, 1559-1799. And of Devon only, proved in the Court of the Archdeaconry of Exeter, 1540-1799.

Records

Archive Location

Virtually all records for this court were destroyed in 1942, but don't give up until you have searched the manuscript collections and all other possible courts. These include:

Copies of some post-1796 probates may have been deposited in the Estate Duty Registers.

Archive Records

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

Family History Library Records

Jurisdiction

This court had jurisdiction over the following parishes.

Bishop's Nympton Bishop's Teignton Chudleigh Crediton
Kennerleigh Landkey Marldon Morchard Bishop
Newport Paignton Sandford Stoke Gabriel
Swimbridge Bishop's Tawton West Teignmouth .