Beginning in November 1847, services of heirs were granted from the Chancery Court only, though local courts continued to hold inquests and issue retours.
The <u>''records of inquest''</u>of the local courts may contain more information and may have survived. Locating a list of local archives and their websites at [http://www.scan.org.uk/directory/contactdetails.htm SCAN]. You will find indexes to Inquests and Services of Heirs.
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