Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Sleaford

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Lincolnshire Probate Records

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Sleaford, including Old Sleaford and Holdingham, Audleby, Clixby, Fonaby, Hundon and Holton Le Moor.


The original records are in the Lincolnshire Archives.

The Family History Library has Wills and administrations, 1610-1834, as follows. Films can be view in the library or in a family history center.

1610-1834 on film 200113; folio numbers 1-139. Folio numbers are on the bottom of the page. Although there are folio numbers, the wills are arranged in alphabetical order by last name.

1670-1683 on film 200113; names "B" through "W", folio numbers 1-37. The will of John Manton is out of place in "B". Has some inventories.

1609-1698 on film 200113; names "A" through "P", folio numbers 38-139. The pages are in poor condition, some torn or dark.


The Family History Library has a film copy of an index, 1610-1827, on film 199985. This film also has indexes for several other peculiar courts in Lincolnshire.1610-1834