Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of SaltonEdit This Page

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

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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.

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Records

Archive Location

The records for this court are held in the Borthwick Institute of Historical Research.

Archive Records

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Family History Library Records

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Indexes

Online Indexes

Indexes for 54 peculiar courts, 1383-1883, may include this peculiar. The index is available online on BritishOrigins. This is a subscription site.

Printed and Published Indexes

Jurisdiction

Salton is a dissolved prebend.


 

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