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== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==
  
The Family History Library has probate records for the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=4121&disp=Probate+records+for+the+Peculiar+Court+o%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Peculiar Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln, 1534-1834]. Films can be viewed in the library or in a [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history center].  
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The original records are in the collection of the [http://microsites.lincolnshire.gov.uk/Archives/ Lincolnshire Archives Office].
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The Family History Library has probate records for the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=4121&disp=Probate+records+for+the+Peculiar+Court+o%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Peculiar Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln, 1534-1834]. Films can be viewed in the library or in a [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history center].
  
 
== Jurisdiction  ==
 
== Jurisdiction  ==

Revision as of 22:51, 10 November 2009

England Gotoarrow.png Bedfordshire Probate Records, Lincolnshire Probate Records, Huntingdonshire Probate Records

To read a general explanation of probates in England, click here. Click to read a definition of the word peculiar.

Getting Started or Step by Step?

Indexes

The Family History Library has a film copy of an index to admons and miscellaneous wills covering about 1582-1834. There are gaps of years in this span.

Records

The original records are in the collection of the Lincolnshire Archives Office.

The Family History Library has probate records for the Peculiar Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln, 1534-1834. Films can be viewed in the library or in a family history center.

Jurisdiction

This court had jurisdiction over parishes in Bedfordshire, Lincolnshire and Huntingdonshire.

Bedfordshire

This court had secondary jurisdiction over the two Bedfordshire peculiars of Biggleswade and Leighton Buzzard, particularly  during inhibition, but in reality, few records for the two peculiars are found in the records of this court.

Lincolnshire

This court had jurisdiction over twenty-six parishes. To find out if your parish was one of these, go to Lincolnshire Probate Records, scroll to the Court Jurisdictions section and click the letter that begins the name of the parish.

Huntingdonshire

This court had third jurisdiction over the parishes of Barham, Buckden, Easton, Leighton Bromswold, Little Catworth and Stow Longa.