The archdeaconry of Taunton covers a large portion of the south-west of England within the Diocese of Bath and Wells. The majority of the wills from this district survive in the local Probate registry, and were comprehensively calendared by Edward Fry in this volume published by the British Record Society in 1912. It includes the peculiars of Ilminster and Wivilescombe along with all other surviving probate material kept by the Taunton registry. This book includes over 24,000 entries covering 448 pages making it an essential resource for those tracing families prior to 1800.
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