Fonds PRNF 1 - Archdeaconry of Norfolk Probate Records: Wills

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PRNF 1

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Archdeaconry of Norfolk Probate Records: Wills

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  • 1459-1858 (Creation)

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379 pieces

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In the Diocese of Norwich. Until 1894 the Archdeaconry of Norfolk comprised the Deaneries of Brooke, Cranwich, Depwade, Fincham, Heacham, Hingham, Humbleyard, Redenhall, Repps, Rockland and Waxham. In 1894 the boundaries were redrawn and the Archdeaconry of Lynn was created, the Archdeaconry of Norfolk thereafter comprised the Deaneries of Brooke, Depwade, Hingham, Humbleyard, Loddon, Redenhall and Rockland. Lothingland was added in 1914.

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Manuscript indexes, registers, and original wills.

The MS indexes include references to wills proved 1653-1660. Wills were proved at London at these dates, though they do not appear in the PCC indexes. The names are as follows:

Abbs, Martha, of Ashwellthorpe, 23
Adkins, William, of Hargham, 94
Agas, Anthony, of Carleton, 77
Aggs, Thomas, of Mattishall, 29
Archer, William, of North Walsham, 9
Askue, John, of Yaxham, 100
Baispole, Richard, 99
Baker, Thomas, of Cressingham, 83
Bale, John, of Wicklewood, 22
Barber, Frances, of Tibenham, 69
Bardwell, William, of Denton, 132
Barker, Margaret, of Melton, 121
Barnes, Thomas, of Stalham, 81
Becon, Richard, of Swaffham, 26
Bennett, Thomas, of Gasthorpe, 55
Blind, John, of Buckenham, 152
Bloome, Catherine, of East Rudham, 18
Bosse, Robert, of Upwell, 87
Braborne, John, of Heigham, 41
Brady, Robert, of Brooke, 111
Browne, John, of Tacolneston, 37
Browne, John, of Tacolneston, 42
Browne, John, of Tacolneston, 36
Browne, Robert, of Tacolneston, 84
Brunson, John, 63
Buck, William, 109
Buckle, Robert, of Alburgh, 120
Bulletout, Thomas, of Forncett, 119
Buxton, Richard, of Forncett, 53
Chambers, Catherine, of West Dereham, 142
Chettleburgh, Elizabeth, of Hempnall, 44
Collen, Robert, of Methwold, 51
Cott, William, 45
Craske, John, of Oxborough, 112
Crispe, Elizabeth, of Holme, 154
Davie, Eleanor, of Plumstead, 159
Dawes, Elizabeth, 86
Day, Cuthbert, of Houghton, 113
Dickman, Edmund, of Upwell, 66
Downes, Thomas, of Attleborough, 34
Downing, Nicholas, of Beeston, 20
Drake, William, of Ridlington, 6
Dunham, William, of Burnham, 133
Durant, Thomas, of Sutton, 30

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f841da3b-ab44-4b20-ad7d-f897fe5320cc

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Created 09/09/2003 by Droip. Modified 14/10/2008 by Droip.

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