Registrar of the High Court of Delegates and successors: Miscellaneous Lists and Indexes

Reference:
DEL 11
Title:
Registrar of the High Court of Delegates and successors: Miscellaneous Lists and Indexes
Description:

Lists, indexes, etc., mainly of the nineteenth century, relating principally to records of the High Court of Delegates, and to records of the registrar of ecclesiastical and Admiralty causes of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council .

Date:
1538-1868
Related Material:
The records to which these indexes are in:
DEL 1
DEL 9
DEL 10
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Physical description:
13 volume(s)
Immediate source of acquisition:
Supreme Court of Judicature in 1962
Custodial history:
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council's responsibility for appeals in English and Welsh probate causes was transferred to the House of Lords when the Court of Probate was created in 1858. DEL 11/1-11 were transferred to the Court of Probate's registry, on account of the high incidence of records relating to probate among them. They were inherited from that registry by its successor, the Principal Probate Registry of the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division of the High Court of Justice and from thence transferred to the Public Record Office in 1962. DEL 11/12-13 appear to have been found among records relating to pre-1858 probate jurisdictions transferred to the PRO from the Principal Probate Registry and were added to DEL 11 after 1962.

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