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Huntingdonshire Probate Records

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

Contents

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.
2. Proceed to "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court. Also see "Family History Library Records."

3. Contact or visit Huntingdon Library and Acrhives or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.
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.

Indexes

Online Indexes

Printed and Published Indexes

An index to probate documents, 1549-1859, is published in the Transactions of the Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Archaeological Society, volume 3 pages 79-80. It includes all peculiars in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdonshire but it is not clear if all years and types of probate material is indexed.

Records

Archive Locations

The records for this court are housed in the Huntingdon Library and Archives.

Archive Records

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Family History Library Records

The Family History Library has copies of the following. Films can be viewed in the library or in a family history center.

Jurisdiction

Buckden


 

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