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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Somerset]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Somerset Probate Records]]''  
 
''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Somerset]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Somerset Probate Records]]''  
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== Getting Started ==
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== Indexes ==
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Index to wills and administrations, 1669-1740
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== Jurisdiction  ==
 
== Jurisdiction  ==
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The records of this court, which were deposited at the Probate Registry at Exeter, were destroyed by enemy action during World War II.  The following is information on the few records that survive.  
 
The records of this court, which were deposited at the Probate Registry at Exeter, were destroyed by enemy action during World War II.  The following is information on the few records that survive.  
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=== Surviving Records  ===
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==== Archive Locations  ====
    
The surviving original records are deposited at:  
 
The surviving original records are deposited at:  
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[http://www.somerset.gov.uk/archives/ Somerset Record Office]'''<br>'''Obridge Road<br>Taunton TA2 7PU<br>England<br>Tel: (0)1823 278805<br>Email: [mailto:archives@somerset.gov.uk archives@somerset.gov.uk]  
 
[http://www.somerset.gov.uk/archives/ Somerset Record Office]'''<br>'''Obridge Road<br>Taunton TA2 7PU<br>England<br>Tel: (0)1823 278805<br>Email: [mailto:archives@somerset.gov.uk archives@somerset.gov.uk]  
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==== Archive Records ====
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*Index to wills and administrations,&nbsp;1669-1740&nbsp;
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Index to wills and administrations,&nbsp;1669-1740&nbsp;
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==== Family History Library Records ====
    
The [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library] has very few original probate records for Somerset on microfilm. Most of the what the library has is various&nbsp;volumes of published abstracts. See the information found in the article on the [[Court of the Bishop of Bath & Wells (Episcopal Consistory)]].  
 
The [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library] has very few original probate records for Somerset on microfilm. Most of the what the library has is various&nbsp;volumes of published abstracts. See the information found in the article on the [[Court of the Bishop of Bath & Wells (Episcopal Consistory)]].  
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==== Others ====
    
The [http://www.sog.org.uk/index.shtml Society of Genealogists] in London has copies of published abstracts of wills and other probate documents for Somerset.&nbsp; To see a list of titles, search their [http://62.32.98.6/S10312UKStaff/OPAC/index.asp library catalogue] for the Subject of "Somerset - General:Wills."  
 
The [http://www.sog.org.uk/index.shtml Society of Genealogists] in London has copies of published abstracts of wills and other probate documents for Somerset.&nbsp; To see a list of titles, search their [http://62.32.98.6/S10312UKStaff/OPAC/index.asp library catalogue] for the Subject of "Somerset - General:Wills."  
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