Court of the Peculiar of Southwell

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

Indexes[edit | edit source]

Records[edit | edit source]

Archive Location
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The original records are deposited at the Nottinghamshire Archives in the city of Nottingham.

Archive Record
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  • Original wills, bonds and inventories, 1506-1857
  • Registered wills, 1530-1857
  • Enrolled wills, 1470-1542

Family History Library Records
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Films can be viewed in the library or in a family history center.


Jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

This court was also known as the Peculiar Court of the Chapter of the Collegiate Church of Southwell.  The court had jurisdiction over the following parishes.[1]

  • Beckingham
  • Bleasby
  • Blidworth
  • Calverton
  • Carolton-on-Trent
  • Caunton
  • Cropwell Bishop
  • Darlton
  • Dunham
  • Eaton
  • Edingley
  • Farnsfield
  • Halam
  • Halloughton
  • Holme
  • Kirklington
  • North Leverton
  • Morton
  • North Muskham
  • Norwell
  • Oxton
  • Ragnall
  • Rampton
  • South Muskham
  • Southwell
  • South Wheatley
  • Upton
  • Woodborough

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  1. Camp, Anthony J. Wills and Their Whereabouts. London: published by author, 1974; page 103.