Fonds PRDC - Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter Probate Records

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PRDC

Title

Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter Probate Records

Date(s)

  • 1444-1858 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

40 pieces

Context area

Name of creator

(1538-)

Administrative history

Name of creator

(1291-1857)

Administrative history

This jurisdiction extended over the parishes of Arminghall, West Beckham, Catton, Hindolveston, Lakenham, Martham, Norwich St Mary in the Marsh with St Luke's Chapel (which included the Cathedral Precinct), Norwich St Helen, Norwich St James Pockthorpe, Norwich St Paul, Eaton by Norwich, Great Plumstead, Sedgeford, Sprowston and Trowse Newton. It was exempt from the Archdeacon's jurisdiction but not the Bishop's. Abolished in 1857.

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Scope and content

Wills and administrations only.

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Accruals

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Related units of description

For other probate records (including probate inventories) proved in the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Norwich, see DCN 67-73.

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Description identifier

4e22cc23-f303-4379-9e3b-7e64f66e7b7b

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Status

Catalogued

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 12/12/2002 by Droip. Modified 14/03/2018 by Droip.

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