Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Leighton Bromswold

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Huntingdonshire Probate Records

To read a general explanation of probates in England, click here. Click to read definitions of the words peculiar and prebend.


Leighton Bromswold


The records for this court are housed in the Huntingdon Library and Archives.

The Family History Library has wills, bonds and inventories, 1738-1838, on film number 187896. Films can be view in the library or in a family history center.


An index to probate documents is published in the Transactions of the Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Archaeological Society, volume 3 pages 79-80. It includes all peculiars in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdonshire but it is not clear if all years and types of probate material is indexed