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Court of the Peculiar of the Manor of Merevale

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Step By Step[edit | edit source]

1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.

2. Proceed to "Records " (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court. Also see "Family History Library Records."

3. Contact or visit The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland 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 center near you.

Indexes[edit | edit source]

Online Indexes[edit | edit source]

Printed and Published Indexes[edit | edit source]

Card indexes to probate inventories, ca. 1500-1800, held in the Leicestershire Record Office

Records[edit | edit source]

Archive Location[edit | edit source]

Leicester Record Office

Microreproduction of original records housed in the Leicester Record Office

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland Address: Long Street, Wigston Magna, Leicester, LE18 2AH Telephone: 0116 257 1080. Email: recordoffice@leics.gov.uk Their website is here.

Archive Records[edit | edit source]

Add information.

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

The Manor of Merevale was partly in Leicestershire and partly in Warwickshire.