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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cambridgeshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cambridgeshire Probate Records]]  
  
Before 1858, probate of the estates of deceased persons was handled by eccelesiastical courts of the Church of England. Every parish was under the jurisdiction of a primary court and several secondary courts.  
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''Probate'' is the legal court process by which the estate of a deceased person is distributed to his or her heirs. The term ''probate'' refers to a collection of documents, including [[W genealogical glossary terms|wills]], [[A genealogical glossary terms|administrations]] (also called admons), [[I genealogical glossary terms|inventories]], and [[A genealogical glossary terms|act books]]. <br>
  
Below is a list of Cambridgeshire towns and parishes beginning with the letters S through Z and the pre-1858 courts that had jurisdiction over them. Search the courts in the order listed. Search indexes first. For indexes, click on a court name.  
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Below is a list of parishes in Cambridgeshire&nbsp; beginning with the letters S through Z. For other places, click on the link for the letter a parish name begins with:&nbsp; [[Cambridgeshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes A-B|A-B]], [[Cambridgeshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes C|C]], [[Cambridgeshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes D-G|D-G]], [[Cambridgeshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes H-L|H-L]], [[Cambridgeshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes M-R|M-R]]. <br>
  
For other places, click on the link for the letter a parish name begins with:&nbsp; [[Cambridgeshire Probate Records|A]], [[Cambridgeshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes B|B]], [[Cambridgeshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes C|C]], [[Cambridgeshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes D-G|D-G]], [[Cambridgeshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes H-L|H-L]], [[Cambridgeshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes M-R|M-R]]. <br><br>
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1. Find the place where your ancestor lived in the first column. <br>2. Click on the court name in the second column to learn where to find the records and indexes.<br>3. Click on each name of the court in the third column if the record isn't found in the first court.<br>4. Search the records for the [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]] if the record isn't found.<br>5. Search last the [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]].  
  
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! style="background: #ffdead" width="40%" | SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
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| Sawston  
 
| Sawston  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
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| Shepreth  
 
| Shepreth  
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| Stanground  
 
| Stanground  
 
| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
| 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
 
<br>2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
 
<br>2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
  
 
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| Tadlow  
 
| Tadlow  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
 
 
 
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| Teversham  
 
| Teversham  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Thetford  
 
| Thetford  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Thorney Abbey  
 
| Thorney Abbey  
| Court of the Peculiar Parish of Thorney  
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| [[Court of the Peculiar Parish of Thorney]]
| 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]
3 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
  
 
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| Thriplow  
 
| Thriplow  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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|-
 
| Toft  
 
| Toft  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
 
 
 
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| Trumpington  
 
| Trumpington  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Tydd St Giles  
 
| Tydd St Giles  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Upwell  
 
| Upwell  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk]]
| 2 - Court of the Consistory of Norwich  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Consistory of Norwich]]
 
 
 
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| Waterbeach  
 
| Waterbeach  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Welches Dam  
 
| Welches Dam  
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| Welney  
 
| Welney  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk]]
| 2 - Court of the Consistory of Norwich  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Consistory of Norwich]]
 
 
 
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| Wendy with Shingay  
 
| Wendy with Shingay  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
 
 
 
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| Wentworth  
 
| Wentworth  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| West Wickham  
 
| West Wickham  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Westley Waterless  
 
| Westley Waterless  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Weston Colville  
 
| Weston Colville  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| West Wratting  
 
| West Wratting  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Whaddon  
 
| Whaddon  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
 
 
 
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| Whittlesey St Andrew  
 
| Whittlesey St Andrew  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Whittlesey St Mary  
 
| Whittlesey St Mary  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Whittlesford  
 
| Whittlesford  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Wicken  
 
| Wicken  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]
| 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Consistory of Norwich  
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| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Consistory of Norwich]]
2 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
  
 
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| Wilburton  
 
| Wilburton  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
 
 
 
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| Willingham  
 
| Willingham  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Wimblington  
 
| Wimblington  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Wimpole  
 
| Wimpole  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Wisbech, all parishes  
 
| Wisbech, all parishes  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Witcham  
 
| Witcham  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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| Witchford  
 
| Witchford  
| Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| Wood Ditton
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]
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| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Consistory of Norwich]]
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2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
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[[Category:Probate records in Cambridgeshire]]

Revision as of 01:11, 12 October 2011

England Gotoarrow.png Cambridgeshire Gotoarrow.png Cambridgeshire Probate Records

Probate is the legal court process by which the estate of a deceased person is distributed to his or her heirs. The term probate refers to a collection of documents, including wills, administrations (also called admons), inventories, and act books.

Below is a list of parishes in Cambridgeshire  beginning with the letters S through Z. For other places, click on the link for the letter a parish name begins with:  A-B, C, D-G, H-L, M-R.

1. Find the place where your ancestor lived in the first column.
2. Click on the court name in the second column to learn where to find the records and indexes.
3. Click on each name of the court in the third column if the record isn't found in the first court.
4. Search the records for the Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York if the record isn't found.
5. Search last the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

PARISH FIRST COURT TO SEARCH
NEXT COURTS TO SEARCH
Sawston Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Shepreth Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Shudy Camps Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Snailwell Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Consistory of Norwich

2 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

Soham with Barway Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Consistory of Norwich

2 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

Stanground Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)


2 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

Tadlow Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)
Teversham Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Thetford Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Thorney Abbey Court of the Peculiar Parish of Thorney 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

3 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

Thriplow Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Toft Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)
Trumpington Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Tydd St Giles Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Upwell Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk 2 - Court of the Consistory of Norwich
Waterbeach Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Welches Dam Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Welney Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk 2 - Court of the Consistory of Norwich
Wendy with Shingay Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)
Wentworth Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
West Wickham Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Westley Waterless Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Weston Colville Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
West Wratting Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Whaddon Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)
Whittlesey St Andrew Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Whittlesey St Mary Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Whittlesford Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Wicken Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Consistory of Norwich

2 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

Wilburton Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)
Willingham Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Wimblington Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Wimpole Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Wisbech, all parishes Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Witcham Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Witchford Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Wood Ditton Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Consistory of Norwich

2 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)