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England Gotoarrow.png Devon Gotoarrow.png Devonshire Probate Records

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Juridiction

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.

Records

Virtually all the records of this court were destroyed in 1942. Search the Estate Duty Records.

Indexes

A few individuals compiled collections and indexes before the records were destroyed. References to them are in Devonshire Probate Records.


 

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