Court of the Peculiar of the Rector of Cliffe

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Getting Started: Step by Step

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

2. Proceed to the "Probate Records Held in This Archive" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court. Also see "Probate Records of This Court in The Family History Library".<br>

3. Contact or visit Centre for Kentish Studies or hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.<br>

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.<br>

Indexes

Church of England. Peculiar of the rector of Cliffe Probate record indexes, 1671-1845 [1]

List of Archives

The Centre for Kentish Studies is the Headquarters for the Kent Archives service. It holds manuscript and printed records for the County of Kent The Centre for Kentish Studies Sessions House County Hall Maidstone ME14 1XQ 01622 694363 fax: 01622 694379 archives@kent.gov.uk [2]

Archive Records

Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.

Records at the Family History Library

Church of England. Parish Church of Cliffe (Kent). Peculiar Court Wills and inventories, 1671-1795 [3]

Jurisdictions: Notes on the Court of the Peculiar of the Rector of Cliffe

The Parish Of Cliffe was exempt from the jurisdiction of the diocese of Rochester until 1846, at which time it was attached to that diocese.