Court of the Prebendal Peculiar of Preston and Sutton Poyntz

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1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will or administration (admon), writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.
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3. Contact or visit the Wiltshire Record Office or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.
4. Visit The Family History Library or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes to probate records; then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the original wills and admons also on microfilm via any centers near you.


Online Indexes

Printed and Published Indexes


Church of England. Prebendal Court (Preston) and Sutton Poyntz Indexes


Archive Location 

Address Wiltshire and Swindon Archives, Cocklebury Road, Chippenham, SN15 3QN
Telephone (01249) 705500

Archive Records

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Family History Library

Church of England. Prebendal Court (Preston) and Sutton Poyntz Court


This Jurisdiction extended to the parishes of Preston and Sutton Poyntz, Dorset. The Court was inhibited by the Dean of Salisbury for six months in every three years.