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== Jurisdiction ==
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== Description ==
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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 [[W genealogical glossary terms|wills]], [[A genealogical glossary terms|administrations]] (also called admons), [[I genealogical glossary terms|inventories]], and [[A genealogical glossary terms|act books]]. The Church of England ecclesiastical courts had authority for this process until to 1858.
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== Step By Step  ==
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1. Search indexes to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail given in the index.
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This court had jurisdiction over Bilton in Ainsty.  
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2. Go to "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.  
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== Records  ==
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3. Obtain the records to search. Use one of these methods to find indexes and records.
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No records have been filmed for this court. Wills, bonds and inventories, 1549-1849, are housed in the [http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/bihr/ Borthwick Institute] in York.  
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*Contact or visit the Archive (see below) or hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf.  
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*Ordering microfilm is no longer available.
    
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==
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==== Online Indexes ====
    
Indexes for 54 peculiar courts, 1383-1883, are available online on [http://www.britishorigins.com/help/popup-aboutbo-ypec.htm British Origins]. This is a subscription site.  
 
Indexes for 54 peculiar courts, 1383-1883, are available online on [http://www.britishorigins.com/help/popup-aboutbo-ypec.htm British Origins]. This is a subscription site.  
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[[Category:Yorkshire|Bilton]]
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==== Printed and Published Indexes ====
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== Records  ==
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Archive Location Records are housed in the [http://www.york.ac.uk/borthwick/ Borthwick Institute] in York.
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==== Archive Records ====
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No records have been filmed for this court. ''Wills, bonds and inventories, 1549-1849'', are housed in the [http://www.york.ac.uk/borthwick/ Borthwick Institute].
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==== Family History Library Records  ====
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== Jurisdiction  ==
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This court had jurisdiction over Bilton in Ainsty.
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