Court of the Peculiar of the Bishop of Exeter

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England Gotoarrow.png Devonshire Probate Records

A general explanation of probate records in England, is given in the article England Probate Records.

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Step By Step

Follow these steps to look for a probate record before 1858:
1. Discover when and where your ancestor died. If you don’t know, use the approximate date and place where they lived.
2. Go to the Court Jurisdictions section below.
3. Click a letter or span of letters for your place. This opens an article showing a table of places and the courts that had jurisdiction over them.
4. Follow the steps at the top of the table to search for a will.

Indexes

Online Indexes

Published and Printed Indexes

Records

Archive Location

Archive Records

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Family History Library Records

The Family History Library has copies of the original and registered wills.

Jurisdiction