Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

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Step by Step[edit | edit source]

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 the Cambridgeshire County Record Office 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[edit | edit source]

Online Indexes[edit | edit source]

Printed and Published Indexes[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has copies of the following:

Records[edit | edit source]

Archive Location[edit | edit source]

The records for this court are held at the Cambridgeshire County Record Office.

Archive Records[edit | edit source]

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Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has copies of the following:

Jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

All of Huntingdonshire except for the prebendal courts. From 1479-1609, this court also had jurisdiction over 77 parishes in Hertfordshire and Everton in Bedford.