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A general explanation of probate records in England, is given in the article England Probate Records.Click to read a definitions of the word peculiar.

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Description

Probate is the legal court process by which the estate of a deceased person is distributed to his or her heirs. The term probate refers to a collection of documents, including wills, administrations (also called admons), inventories, and act books. The Church of England ecclesiastical courts had authority for this process until to 1858.

Step By Step

1. Search indexes to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail given in the index.

2. Go to "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.

3. Obtain the records to search. Use one of these methods to find indexes and records.

  • Contact or visit the Archive (see below) or hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf.
  • Order microfilm copies of the indexes and records listed in the Family History Library Records (see section below) by visiting the Family History Library or one of itsfamily history centers and search indexes and records.

Indexes

Online Indexes

Printed and Published Indexes

A printed index for the years 1613, 1642-1691, are printed on page 129 of volume I of the Northern Genealogist.

Records

Archive Location

Archive Records

 There are apparently no original records for this manorial court.

Family History Library Records

Abstracts of 37 original wills, adminstration and inventories are in possession of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society. See the index section above for the years covered.

Jurisdiction

Warmfield with Heath


 

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