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''[[England]]&nbsp;[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Devon]]&nbsp;[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Devonshire Probate Records]]''  
''[[England Genealogy|England]]&nbsp;[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Devon Genealogy|Devon]]&nbsp;[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Devonshire Probate Records]]''  
For an explanation of probate records in England, click [[England Probate Records|here]]. <br>
A general explanation of probate records in England, is given in the article [[England Probate Records]]. <br>
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== Jurisdiction  ==
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[[Category:Devon Probate Records]]

Latest revision as of 01:33, 9 January 2016

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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.


Online Indexes

Printed and Published Indexes

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