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The source material for this collection consists of index slips and related documentation created from the original Prerogative Court of Canterbury administrations held by The National Archives (PROB 6 and PROB 15/72). This work was undertaken by the British Record Society and Friends of The National Archives. Learn more about the Church of England courts by following the link for The Church of England courts in the Useful links and resources.
This collection includes a high volume of mariners; approximately a third of these records refer to a mariner.
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Occasionally, a full first or last name was not entered and only an initial was recorded. Try different combinations when searching for an individual.
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Follow the link in the Useful links and resources to learn more about the Church of England courts.