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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]]. <br>  
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A general explanation of probate records in England, is given in the article [[England Probate Records]]. <br>
  
== History and Background ==
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== Step By Step ==
  
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Follow these steps to look for a probate record before 1858:<br>1. Discover when and where your ancestor died. If you don’t know, use the approximate date and place where they lived. <br>2. Go to the Court Jurisdictions section below.<br>3. Click a letter or span of letters for your place. This opens an article showing a table of places and the courts that had jurisdiction over them.<br>4. Follow the steps at the top of the table to search for a will.  
 
 
== Searching for probates in this court  ==
 
 
 
add text here<br>[edit] Explanation of act books, wills, inventories, etc.  
 
  
 
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==
  
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==== Online Indexes ====
 
 
=== Online  ===
 
  
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==== Printed and Published Indexes  ====
  
=== Microfilm or Printed  ===
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*{{FHL|237243|title-id|disp=Calendar of wills and administrations relating to the counties of Devon and Cornwall proved in the Consistory court of the Bishop of Exeter, 1532-1800}}<br>
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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>
  
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Search the indexes listed under the Manuscript Records subheading in [[Devonshire Probate Records]].<br>
  
== Probate Records  ==
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== Records  ==
  
=== Registered ===
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==== Archive Location ====
  
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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:
  
=== Original  ===
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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>
  
=== Extracts ===
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==== Archive Records ====
  
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Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.
  
== Locating Probate Records  ==
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==== Family History Library Records  ====
  
The Family History Library has copies of the original and registered wills.
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== Strategies, Tips, Other? ==
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== Jurisdiction ==
  
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[[Category:Devon]]

Revision as of 16:09, 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.

Step By Step

Follow these steps to look for a probate record before 1858:
1. Discover when and where your ancestor died. If you don’t know, use the approximate date and place where they lived.
2. Go to the Court Jurisdictions section below.
3. Click a letter or span of letters for your place. This opens an article showing a table of places and the courts that had jurisdiction over them.
4. Follow the steps at the top of the table to search for a will.

Indexes

Online Indexes

Printed and Published Indexes

Search the indexes listed under the Manuscript Records subheading in Devonshire Probate Records.

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