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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Derbyshire Probate Records]], [[Staffordshire Probate Records]], [[Warwickshire Probate Records]]  
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== Jurisdiction  ==
 
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== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==
  
The original records are deposited at the [http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/leisure/archives/LichfieldRecordOffice/ Lichfield Record Office].  They include:
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The original records are deposited at the [http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/leisure/archives/LichfieldRecordOffice/ Lichfield Record Office].  They include:  
  
*Original wills, 1510-1858
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*Original wills, 1510-1858  
 
*Inventories, 1568-1680
 
*Inventories, 1568-1680
  
The records have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library] in Salt Lake City and through [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers].  They include:
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The records have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library] in Salt Lake City and through [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers].  They include:  
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Original wills, administrations, and inventories, from various Peculiar Courts] (including the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield)
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Original wills, administrations, and inventories, from various Peculiar Courts] (including the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield)  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=244434&disp=Probate+inventories+of+Lichfield+and+dis%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Probate inventories of Lichfield and district, 1568-1680]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=244434&disp=Probate+inventories+of+Lichfield+and+dis%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Probate inventories of Lichfield and district, 1568-1680]
  
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The British Index Library has published an index to wills for [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=207955&disp=Lichfield+wills+and+administrations%2C+1%20%20&columns=*,0,0 1529-1652] for the peculiars deposited at Lichfield including the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield.  The link is to the Family History Library Catalog.  
 
The British Index Library has published an index to wills for [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=207955&disp=Lichfield+wills+and+administrations%2C+1%20%20&columns=*,0,0 1529-1652] for the peculiars deposited at Lichfield including the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield.  The link is to the Family History Library Catalog.  
  
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[[Category:Derbyshire]] [[Category:Staffordshire]] [[Category:Warwickshire]]

Revision as of 19:44, 18 June 2009

England Gotoarrow.png Derbyshire Probate Records, Staffordshire Probate Records, Warwickshire Probate Records

Jurisdiction

This court was also known as the Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield (Cathedral).

This court had jurisdiction in the Derbyshire parishes of:

  • Ashford
  • Bakewell
  • Baslow
  • Beeley
  • Buxton
  • Chapel-en-le-Frith
  • Chelmorton
  • Fairfield
  • Hope
  • Kniveton
  • Longston
  • Monyash
  • Sheldon
  • Taddington
  • Tideswell
  • Wormhill


It also had some early jurisdiction in the Peak Forest in Derbyshire.

This court also had jurisdiction in the Staffordshire parishes of:

  • Cannock     
  • Farewell
  • Harborne
  • The Close, Lichfield
  • Rugeley
  • Smethwick

This court also had jurisdiction in the Warwickshire parishes of Arley and Edgbaston.

Records

The original records are deposited at the Lichfield Record Office.  They include:

  • Original wills, 1510-1858
  • Inventories, 1568-1680

The records have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and through family history centers.  They include:

Indexes

The collection on microfilm includes a Calendar of wills, administrations and inventories.  A calendar is an index arranged first alphabetically by the beginning letter of a testator's surname and second by date.  

The British Index Library has published an index to wills for 1529-1652 for the peculiars deposited at Lichfield including the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield.  The link is to the Family History Library Catalog.