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Jurisdiction was limited to probate matters. <br>
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England Gotoarrow.png Devon Gotoarrow.png Devonshire Probate Records

For a general explanation about England probate records, click here.

Getting Started

Indexes

Calendar of wills and administrations relating to the counties of Devon and Cornwall proved in the Consistory court of the Bishop of Exeter, 1532-1800
Some country-wide indexes are available. See the Manuscript Records subheading in Devonshire Probate Records.

Records

Virtually all records for this court were destroyed in 1942, but don't give up until you have searched the manuscript collections and the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.  In addition, copies of some post-1796 probates may have been deposited in the Estate Duty Registers.


Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction was limited to probate matters within the Diocese of Exeter.