Court of the City of Norwich

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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.

3. Contact the Norfolk Record Office and either make a personal visit 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 to view microfilm copies of wills and admons.

Indexes[edit | edit source]

Online indexes[edit | edit source]

A general will index covering much of the county is available.

Printed and Published Indexes[edit | edit source]

Wills probed in this court can be found on the enrolled deed and are indexed in an appendix in the following publication:

"Wills Preserved among the Norwich Enrolled Deeds" The Index Library volume 69 FHL British book 942 B4b volume 69.

Records[edit | edit source]

Archives Location[edit | edit source]

Norfolk Record Office

The Archive Centre
Martineau Lane
Norwich
NR1 2DQ

United Kingdom

Telephone: 01603 222599
Fax: 01603 761885
E-mail: norfrec@norfolk.gov.uk

Website: http://archives.norfolk.gov.uk/

Archive Records[edit | edit source]

A short calendar of the deeds relating to Norwich enrolled in the court rolls of that city, 1285-1306, 1307-1341

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

A short calendar of the deeds relating to Norwich enrolled in the court rolls of that city, 1285-1306, 1307-1341

Jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

Search probate records in the following additional courts when a search in this jurisdiction does not provide the desired will:

  • Peculiar Court of the Dean & Chapter of Norwich
  • Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich