Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

9/3/2009

British Chancery Records, 1386-1558

ource Information:
Hamilton, Rosanna, comp.. British Chancery Records, 1386-1558 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: Lists of Early Chancery Proceedings. Public Record Offic Lists and Indexes Volumes.
About British Chancery Records, 1386-1558
The Chancery Court handled civil disputes for all of England and Wales. Its records are now held at the National Archives of the UK and begin in the late 14th century. In 1875 this court became the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice. Therefore, records for the Chancery Court exist from the late 14th century to 1875. This database is an index to the Chancery Court proceedings, which consist of bills of complaint, answers, replications, and rejoinders, from 1386-1558. for more click here

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