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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kent]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kent, England Probate|Kent Probate Records]].  
 
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kent]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kent, England Probate|Kent Probate Records]].  
  
<br> Here is a list of the places of Kent beginning with the letters M and N and the&nbsp;pre-1858 ecclesiastical probate courts that had jurisdiction over each.<br>  
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<br>Here is a list of the places of Kent beginning with the letters M and N and the&nbsp;pre-1858 ecclesiastical probate courts that had jurisdiction over each.<br>
  
Once you have identified the courts with jurisdiction over your place of interest, search indexes.&nbsp; For indexes, click on a court name or return [[Kent, England Probate|Kent Probate Records]].<br>  
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For other places, click on a letter link:<br>
  
For other places, click on a letter link:<br>
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The courts listed for each place are those that had jurisdiction over probating wills prior to 1858. To use this table, follow these steps.
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1. In the first column, find the place where your ancestor lived.<br>2. In the second column, click on the court name to learn where to find the records and indexes.<br>3. If the record isn't found in the primary court, search the records for the secondary courts in the order listed.<br>4. If the record still isn't found, search the records for the [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]].
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If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.<br>
  
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| Maidstone, all parishes  
 
| Maidstone, all parishes  
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| Mark Beech  
 
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| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham]];  
 
| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham]];  
Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes  
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Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes
  
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham]];  
 
| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham]];  
Post-1844 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]  
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Post-1844 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]
  
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| Mereworth  
 
| Pre-1845 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]];  
 
| Pre-1845 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]];  
Post-1844 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]  
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| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham]];  
 
| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham]];  
Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes  
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Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes
  
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
 
 
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| New Romney with Hope  
 
| New Romney with Hope  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
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| Nonington  
 
| Nonington  
 
| Pre-1547 - [[Court of the Exempt Jurisdiction of Wingham]];  
 
| Pre-1547 - [[Court of the Exempt Jurisdiction of Wingham]];  
Post-1546 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
 
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| North Cray  
 
| Pre-1845 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]; Post-1844 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]  
 
| Pre-1845 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]; Post-1844 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]  
 
| Pre-1845 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| Pre-1845 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
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| Northfleet  
 
| Northfleet  
 
| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham]];  
 
| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham]];  
Post-1844 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]  
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Post-1844 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]
  
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
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Revision as of 19:33, 1 May 2009

England Gotoarrow.png Kent Gotoarrow.png Kent Probate Records.


Here is a list of the places of Kent beginning with the letters M and N and the pre-1858 ecclesiastical probate courts that had jurisdiction over each.

For other places, click on a letter link:

 A  B  C  D  E  F-G  H  I-K  L  O-R  S  T-V  W-Z


The courts listed for each place are those that had jurisdiction over probating wills prior to 1858. To use this table, follow these steps.

1. In the first column, find the place where your ancestor lived.
2. In the second column, click on the court name to learn where to find the records and indexes.
3. If the record isn't found in the primary court, search the records for the secondary courts in the order listed.
4. If the record still isn't found, search the records for the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.


PLACE PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
Maidstone, all parishes Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Marden Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Mareston Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Margate St John the Baptist Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Margate Trinity Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Mark Beech Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Meopham Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Mereworth Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Mersham Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Midley Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Milstead Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Milton Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Milton Holy Trinity Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Milton Regis Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Milton-next-Gravesend Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Minster Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Minster in Sheppey Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Mint Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Molash Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Monks Horton Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Monkton Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Murston Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Nackington Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Nettlestead Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Newchurch Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Newenden Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Newington next Hythe Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Newington next Sittingbourne Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Newnham Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
New Romney with Hope Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Nonington Pre-1547 - Court of the Exempt Jurisdiction of Wingham;

Post-1546 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Northbourne Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
North Cray Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester; Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury Pre-1845 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Northfleet Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Norton Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Nursted Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury