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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Devon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Devonshire Probate Records]]''  
 
''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Devon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Devonshire Probate Records]]''  
  
For a general explanation of England probate records, click [[England Probate Records|here.]]
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This court was also known as the Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Sarum.  
  
 
== Jurisdiction  ==
 
== Jurisdiction  ==
  
According to ''Wills and Their whereabouts'' by Anthony J. Camp, This court had jurisdiction in the following area: Boyden, Heytesbury, Hill  Deverill, Horningsham, Knook, Mere, Ramsbury, Salisbury Close and Swallowcliffe in Wiltshire. Also during triennail inhibition the parishes in the jurisdiction of the Dean and Canons of Windsor, the Lord Warden of Savernake Forest and the Prebendal Peculiars. It's jurisdiction was uninhibited.
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This court had jurisdiction in the following places in Wiltshire:  
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*Ramsbury  
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*Swallowcliffe
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Also during triennail inhibition, it had jurisdiction over the parishes otherwise in the jurisdiction of the Dean and Canons of Windsor, the Lord Warden of Savernake Forest and the Prebendal Peculiars. It's jurisdiction was uninhibited.  
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This court had secondary jurisdiction over the parishes of Monkton Wyld and Sarum.
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This court also had jurisdiction over the following places in Berkshire:
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*Sandhurst
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This court also had jurisdiction over the following places in Dorset:
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This court had secondary jurisdiction over the parishes of Monkton Wyld and Sarum. Sarum is a court in the county of Wiltshire and is also known as Salisbury.<br>
 
  
 
== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==

Revision as of 16:06, 6 July 2009

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This court was also known as the Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Sarum.

Jurisdiction

This court had jurisdiction in the following places in Wiltshire:

  • Boyden
  • Heytesbury
  • Hill Deverill
  • Horningsham
  • Knook
  • Mere
  • Ramsbury
  • Salisbury Close
  • Swallowcliffe

Also during triennail inhibition, it had jurisdiction over the parishes otherwise in the jurisdiction of the Dean and Canons of Windsor, the Lord Warden of Savernake Forest and the Prebendal Peculiars. It's jurisdiction was uninhibited.

This court had secondary jurisdiction over the parishes of Monkton Wyld and Sarum.

This court also had jurisdiction over the following places in Berkshire:

  • Arborfield
  • Blewbury with Upton and Aston Upthorp
  • Hurst
  • Ruscombe
  • Sandhurst
  • Sonning
  • Upthorpe
  • Wokingham


This court also had jurisdiction over the following places in Dorset:


Records

The Family History Library has copies of the following records on film. Films can be view in a family history center.

Wills, original and registered of the peculiar court of the Dean and parish of Sarum, Wiltshire, 1560-1857

Miscellaneous wills of Wiltshire, 1540-1809

Indexes

Indexes for various years before 1858

Index to wills and administrations 1540-1809