Country courts probates and administrations (1796-1811)

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IR26 reference Coverage Year Folio or entry numbers
IR 26/287 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/288 BANGOR 1809-1811 entries Wills 1 - 161; Administrations 1 - 74
IR 26/289 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/290 BATH AND WELLS: Consistorial Archidiaconal 1805-1811 entries Wills 1 - 547
IR 26/291 BATH AND WELLS: Consistorial Episcopal 1805-1811 entries Wills 1 - 568
IR 26/292 BATH AND WELLS: Taunton Archdeaconry 1805-1808 entries Wills 1 - 273; Administrations 1 - 74
IR 26/293 Taunton Archdeaconry 1809-1811 entries Wills 274 - 498; Administrations 75 - 120
IR 26/294 BRISTOL: Episcopal Consistory 1796-1804 entries Wills 1 - 175; Administrations 1 - 117
IR 26/295 BRISTOL: Episcopal Consistory 1805-1808 entries Wills 1 - 149; Administrations 1 - 93
IR 26/296 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/297 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/298 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/299 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/300 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/301 CARLISLE 1805-1808 entries Wills 1 - 718; Administrations 1 - 268
IR 26/302 CARLISLE 1809-1811 entries Wills 719 - 1326; Administrations 269 - 482
IR 26/303 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/304 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/305 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/306 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/307 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/308 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/309 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/310 CHESTER: Consistory 1811 Jan-Dec entries Wills 1 - 396; Administrations 1 - 177
IR 26/311 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/312 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/313 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/314 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/315 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/316 Chichester 1805-1811 entries Wills 1 - 329; Administrations 1 - 146 (1801-1811
IR 26/317 CHICHESTER: Lewes Archdeaconry 1801-1802 entries Wills 1 - 138; Administrations 1 - 21
IR 26/318 CHICHESTER: Lewes Archdeaconry 1803-1805 entries Wills 1 - 249; Administrations 1 - 82
IR 26/319 CHICHESTER: Lewes Archdeaconry 1806-1808 entries Wills 1 - 214; Administrations 1 - 79
IR 26/320 CHICHESTER: Lewes Archdeaconry 1809-1811 entries Wills 1 - 217; Administrations 1 - 72
IR 26/321 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/322 DURHAM 1796-1798 entries Wills 1 - 212; Administrations 213 - 279
IR 26/323 DURHAM 1799-1802 entries Wills 280 - 653; Administrations 654 - 841
IR 26/324 DURHAM 1803-1804 entries Wills 842 - 1030; Administrations 1031 - 1124
IR 26/325 DURHAM 1805 entries Wills 1 - 130; Administrations 1 - 47
IR 26/326 DURHAM 1806 entries Wills 1 - 201; Administrations 1 - 59
IR 26/327 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/328 DURHAM 1809 entries Wills 1 - 193; Administrations 1 - 56
IR 26/329 DURHAM 1810 entries Wills 1 - 215; Administrations 1 - 59
IR 26/330 DURHAM 1811 entries Wills 1 - 205; Administrations 1 - 67
IR 26/331 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/332 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/333 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/334 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/335 Archdeaconry 1796-1809 Jan 6 entries Wills 1 - 528; Administrations 1 - 145 (20 Jan.)
IR 26/336 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/337 EXETER: Barnstaple Archdeaconry 1796-1806 (21 Feb) entries Wills 1 - 447; Administrations 1 - 92
IR 26/338 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/339 EXETER: Cornwall Archdeaconry 1796-1800 entries Wills 1 - 316; Administrations 1 - 273
IR 26/340 EXETER: Cornwall Archdeaconry
IR 26/341 EXETER: Cornwall Archdeaconry 1807-1811 entries Wills 2a - 908; Administrations 1 - 288
IR 26/342 EXETER: Totness Archdeaconry 1796-1807 entries Wills 1 - 450; Administrations 1 - 250
IR 26/343 EXETER: Totness Archdeaconry 1808-1811 entries Wills 451 - 883; Administrations 251 - 404
IR 26/344 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/345 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/346 GLOUCESTER 1807-1809 entries Wills 1 - 418; Administrations 1 - 170
IR 26/347 GLOUCESTER 1810-1811 entries Wills 1 - 310; Administrations 1 - 89
IR 26/348 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/349 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/350 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/351 LLANDAFF 1796-1803 entries Wills 1 - 194; Administrations 1 - 48
IR 26/352 LLANDAFF 1804-1811 entries Wills 1 - 515; Administrations 28 - 552
IR 26/353 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/354 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/355 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/356 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/357 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/358 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/359 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/360 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/361 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/362 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/363 LINCOLN: Consistory and Archdeaconry 1806-1807 entries Wills 1 - 404; Administrations 405 - 496
IR 26/364 LINCOLN: Consistory and Archdeaconry 1808 entries Wills 1 - 226; Administrations 1 - 51
IR 26/365 LINCOLN: Consistory and Archdeaconry 1809 entries Wills 1 - 234; Administrations 1 - 79
IR 26/366 Consistory and Archdeaconry 1810 entries Wills 1 - 246; Administrations 1 - 76
IR 26/367 Consistory and Archdeaconry 1811 entries Wills 1 - 214; Administrations 1 - 47
IR 26/368 Bedford Archdeaconry 1796-1811 entries Wills 1 - 234; Administrations 1 - 97
IR 26/369 Bucks. Archdeaconry 1801-1811 entries Wills 1 - 162; Administrations 1 - 74
IR 26/370 Hunts. Archdeaconry 1796-1808 entries Wills 1 - 271
IR 26/371 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/372 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/373 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/374 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/375 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/376 Leicester Archdeaconry 1810 entries Wills 1 - 116; Administrations 117 - 139
IR 26/377 Leicester Archdeaconry 1811 entries Wills 1 - 160; Administrations 1 - 45
IR 26/378 Stow Archdeaconry 1803-1811 entries Wills 1 - 333; Administrations 1 - 77
IR 26/379 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/380 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/381 Peculiar Courts of Louth, Leighton Buzzard, New Sleaford, Heydour and Caistor 1805-1811 Not in numerical order
IR 26/382 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/383 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/384 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/385 LONDON: Commissary 1805-1808 entries Wills 431 - 694; Administrations 695 - 787
IR 26/386 LONDON: Commissary 1809-1811 entries Wills 788 - 951; Administrations 952 - 1099
IR 26/387 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/388 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/389 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/390 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/391 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/392 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/393 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/394 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/395 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/396 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/397 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/398 OXFORD: Consistory 1801-1811 entries Wills 1 - 221; Administrations 1 - 118
IR 26/399 OXFORD: Archdeaconry 1796-1811 entries Wills 222 - 731; Administrations 119 - 260
IR 26/400 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/401 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/402 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/403 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/404 ST. ASAPH 1809-1811 entries Wills 1 - 265; Administrations 266 - 326
IR 26/405 ST. DAVID: Brecon Archdeaconry 1801-1811 entries Wills 1 - 503; Administrations 1 - 177
IR 26/406 ST. DAVID: St. David and Cardigan Archdeaconries 1800-1804 entries Wills 1 - 246; Administrations 247 - 334
IR 26/407 ST. DAVID: St. David and Cardigan Archdeaconries 1805-1811 entries Wills 1 - 338; Administrations 339 - 485
IR 26/408 ST. DAVID: Carmarthen Archdeaconry 1797-1804 entries Wills 1 - 513; Administrations 514 - 679
IR 26/409 ST. DAVID: Carmarthen Archdeaconry 1805-1811 entries Wills 1 - 506; Administrations 1 - 78
IR 26/410 SALISBURY: Berks Archdeaconry 1796-1811 entries Wills 1 - 376; Administrations 377 - 499
IR 26/411 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/412 WINCHESTER Consistory 1796-1799 entries Wills 1 - 150; Administrations 151 - 352
IR 26/413 WINCHESTER Consistory 1800-1804 entries Wills 353 - 577; Administrations 578 - 882
IR 26/414 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/415 WINCHESTER Consistory 1809-1811 entries Wills 1 - 135; Administrations 1 - 194
IR 26/416 WINCHESTER Consistory 1796-1799 entries Wills 1a - 445
IR 26/417 WINCHESTER Consistory 1800-1804 entries Wills 446 - 928
IR 26/418 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/419 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/420 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/421 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/422 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/423 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/424 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/425 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/426 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/427 YORK 1806 entries Wills 1 - 513; Administrations 1 - 162 (entered with Wills)
IR 26/428 YORK 1807 entries Wills 1 - 779; Administrations 1 - 157 (entered with Wills) Sede vacant 5 Nov 1807-20 Jan 1808 SeeIR 26/436
IR 26/429 YORK 1808 Jan-July entries Wills 1 - 447a; Administrations 1 - 108 (entered with Wills)
IR 26/430 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills 1808 Aug-Dec entries Wills 448 - 784; Administrations 109 - 164
IR 26/431 YORK 1809 Jan-June entries Wills 1 - 470; Administrations 1 - 93
IR 26/432 YORK 1809 July-Dec entries Wills 471 - 926; Administrations 94 - 171
IR 26/433 YORK 1810 entries Wills 1 - 955; Administrations 1 - 196
IR 26/434 YORK 1811 Jan-June entries Wills 1 - 512; Administrations 1 - 128
IR 26/435 YORK 1811 July-Dec entries Wills 513 - 951; Administrations 129 - 235
IR 26/436 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills
IR 26/437 Abstracts of administrations and probates of wills

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