Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of ExeterEdit This Page
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This cour5 hae primary jurisdiction over the parishes of Bishop's Nympyon, Bishop's Tawton, Bishop's Teignton, Crediton, Chudleigh, Kennerleigh, Landkey, Maridon, Morchard Bhushop,Paignto, Sandford, Stoke Gabriel, Simbridge. It had secondary jurisdiction ove rht whole of the Diocese of Exeter.
Virtually all the records of this court were destroyed in 1942. Search the Estate Duty Wills.
A few individuals compiled collections and indexes before the records were destroyed. References to them are in Devonshire Probate Records.
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