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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.

Here is a table of places in Devonshire beginning with the letter A. For other parishes, click on a link:

  B  C   D-E   F-H   I-K   L-M   N-O   P-R   S    T-V   W-Z


1. Find the place where your ancestor lived in the first column.
2. Click on the court name in the second column to learn where to find the records and indexes.
3. Click on each name of the court in the third column if the record isn't found in the first court.
4. Search last the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.


If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.

PARISH PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
Abbotsham Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Abbotskerswell Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter

Allington, East Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter

Alphington Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Alverdiscott Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Alvington, West Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter

Alwington Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Anstey, East Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Anstey, West Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Appledore Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Arlington

Pre-1848 - Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter ;

Post-1847 - Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple

2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Ashburton A Peculiar of the Court of the Dean and Chapter of Exeter 2 - Court of the Dean and Chapter of Exeter

3 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

4 - Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter

Ashbury Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter

Ashcombe Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Ashford Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Ashprington Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter

Ashreigney Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Ashton Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Ashwater Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter

Atherington Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Aveton Gifford Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter

Awliscombe Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Axminster Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Axmouth Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter

Aylesbeare Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter 2 - Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter


 

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