Court of the Peculiar of the Manor of Cockington
Getting Started: Step by Step
1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will or administration (admon), writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.
2. Proceed to the "Probate Records of This Court" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.
3. Contact or visit the Devon Record Office or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.
4. Visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes to probate records; then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the original wills and admons also on microfilm via any centers near you.
There are no known indexes for this court. See the Devonshire Probate Records article under the subheading Manuscript Collections for some county-wide records..
Devon Record Office
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Microfilm of original manuscripts in Devon Record Office, Exeter.
Family History Library
Church of England. Peculiar Court (Cockington) Wills and inventories 1540-1754 Some county-wide records are listed in the Devonshire Probate Records article under the subheading Manuscript Collections.
This court had primary jurisdiction over the parish of Cockington.