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Cheshire Probate Records

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*[[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]
*[[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]][[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury|<br>]]
 In addition, the [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]] had jurisdiction over the whole of England and specifically in the following cases.<br> *Wealthy individuals<br>*Interregnum, 1649-1660, because the Prerogative Court was the only court. *Property in more than one diocese in the Province of Canterbury. *Property in both the Province of Canterbury and Province of York. *People who died outside England, including British citizens and others who held property in England. ==== Appeals Courts ==== Any probate that was disputed and could not be settled by the county courts could be sent to these higher appeals courts:  *[[Court of Arches]] *[[High Court of Delegates]] The [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]] also served as an appeals court.<br> == Some Explanatory Notes on the Cheshire Courts ==
1. Cheshire had no peculiar court jurisdictions in the county. There are several higher probate court jurisdictions which hold concurrent jurisdiction over Chesire. To identify and learn about these courts and their records, click on the "Cheshire Probate Courts" links above.
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