Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Bishop Norton

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Lincolnshire Probate Records

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

Jurisdiction

Bishop North including Atterby and Spital in the Street.

Records

The Family HIstory LIbrary has a film copy of wills and administrations, 1613-1814, on film 200097. "A" through "W" names. The indent slips have name, date, residence and occupation or status. The pages are in fairly good condition.Some are wrtten in old English. Some inventories are included. The will for John Clark is at the end of the film after "W".

Films can be view in the library or in a family history center.

Indexes

The Family History Library has Index to records of Lincoln Peculiar Courts, 1610-1827, on film 199985. The specific years for Bishop Norton are 1613-1814. The film covers the peculiars of Caistor, Louth, Heydour, Corringham, Bishop Norton, Kirton in Lindsey, Gretton, Empingham, Biggleswade and Sleaford or Lafford. The courts on the film include courts whose jurisdictions cover Northamptonshire, Rutlandshire and Bedfordshire in addition to Lincolnshire.