Court of the Manor of Mansfield

From FamilySearch Wiki
Revision as of 14:00, 18 June 2009 by BakerBH (talk | contribs)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

England Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Nottinghamshire, England Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Nottinghamshire Probate Records

.This page is a work in progress.

Jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

This court had jurisdiction over the parishes of Mansfield, Mansfield Woodhouse, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Hucknall-under-Huthwaite, Budby, Kilton and Scofto in Worksop, part of Worksop, and also non-resident landowners in the manor.

Records[edit | edit source]

The original records are deposited at the Nottinghamshire Archives.  They include:

  • Original wills, bonds and inventories, 1640-1857
  • Registered wills, 1580-1606
  • Enrolled wills, 1519-1858 (in the Court rolls)
  • Indexes

Contact the archives for assistance.

Some records have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library at Salt Lake City and through family history centers.  They include:

Indexes[edit | edit source]

The records on microfilm include indexes (see above).  An index is also available at the Society of Genealogists in London.