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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Berkshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Berkshire Probate Records]]''  
 
''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Berkshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Berkshire Probate Records]]''  
  
== Jurisdiction  ==
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This court had pre-1858 jurisdiction over the majority of the county of Berkshire.&nbsp; Before 1836, the archdeaconry was in the Diocese of Salisbury.&nbsp; It was transferred to the Diocese of Oxford in 1836 but there are only a few Berkshire wills in the [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeacon of Oxford|Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeacon of Oxford]] for the period 1836-1857.<ref>Camp, Anthony J. "Wills and Their Whereabouts." London: the author, 1974. (FHL book 942 S2wa, page 5.)</ref>
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== Indexes  ==
  
{{reflist}}
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Search indexes before searching the records.
  
== Records  ==
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Some indexes are included with the original records,&nbsp;as above.&nbsp;Copies of indexes for 1508-1857 are also available at&nbsp;the [http://www.sog.org.uk/index.shtml Society of Genealogists] in London.&nbsp;
  
The original records are deposited at the [http://www.berkshirerecordoffice.org.uk/ Berkshire Record Office] in Reading, Berkshire.&nbsp; They include:
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Some indexes have been published and are available at the Family History Library.&nbsp; These include:  
  
*Original wills, 1525-1857
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=208328&disp=Index+to+wills+proved+and+administration%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Index to wills and administrations, 1508-1652]
*Register copy wills, 1508-1534, 1545-1619, 1699-1857
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=341898&disp=Index+of+the+probate+records+of+the+Cour%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Index to probate records, 1653-1710]
*Administration bonds, 1527-1857
 
*Administration act books, 1555-1572, 1605-1857
 
*Inventories included with the original wills and administrations to the mid-18th century
 
  
You many [http://www.berkshirerecordoffice.org.uk/contact/index.asp contact] the archive for assistance with their collection.
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Other indexes are included with the records on microfilm, as above.  
  
Many of the records have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library] in Salt Lake City and through [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers].&nbsp; These include:
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== Records  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=200522&disp=Wills%20%20&columns=*,0,0 [Original] wills, 1525-1857]
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The original records are deposited at the [http://www.berkshirerecordoffice.org.uk/ Berkshire Record Office] in Reading, Berkshire.&nbsp; They include:  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=293399&disp=Original+wills+and+administrations%2C+18%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Original wills and aministrations, 1801-1857]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=278280&disp=Wills+and+administrations%2C+1508%2D1857%20%20&columns=*,0,0 [Register] wills and administrations, 1508-1857]
 
  
== Indexes  ==
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*Original wills, 1525-1857
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*Register copy wills, 1508-1534, 1545-1619, 1699-1857
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*Administration bonds, 1527-1857
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*Administration act books, 1555-1572, 1605-1857
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*Inventories included with the original wills and administrations to the mid-18th century
  
Search indexes before searching the records.  
+
You many [http://www.berkshirerecordoffice.org.uk/contact/index.asp contact] the archive for assistance with their collection.  
  
Some indexes are included with the original records,&nbsp;as above.&nbsp;Copies of indexes for 1508-1857 are also available at&nbsp;the [http://www.sog.org.uk/index.shtml Society of Genealogists] in London.&nbsp;  
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Many of the records have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library] in Salt Lake City and through [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers].&nbsp; These include:
  
Some indexes have been published and are available at the Family History Library.&nbsp; These include:
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=200522&disp=Wills%20%20&columns=*,0,0 [Original] wills, 1525-1857]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=293399&disp=Original+wills+and+administrations%2C+18%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Original wills and aministrations, 1801-1857]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=278280&disp=Wills+and+administrations%2C+1508%2D1857%20%20&columns=*,0,0 [Register] wills and administrations, 1508-1857]
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=208328&disp=Index+to+wills+proved+and+administration%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Index to wills and administrations, 1508-1652]
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== Jurisdiction  ==
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=341898&disp=Index+of+the+probate+records+of+the+Cour%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Index to probate records, 1653-1710]
 
  
Other indexes are included with the records on microfilm, as above.
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This court had pre-1858 jurisdiction over the majority of the county of Berkshire.&nbsp; Before 1836, the archdeaconry was in the Diocese of Salisbury.&nbsp; It was transferred to the Diocese of Oxford in 1836 but there are only a few Berkshire wills in the [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeacon of Oxford|Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeacon of Oxford]] for the period 1836-1857.<ref>Camp, Anthony J. "Wills and Their Whereabouts." London: the author, 1974. (FHL book 942 S2wa, page 5.)</ref>
  
[[Category:Probate records in Berkshire]] [[Category:Berkshire]]
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[[Category:Probate_records_in_Berkshire]] [[Category:Berkshire]]

Revision as of 21:25, 9 November 2009

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Indexes

Search indexes before searching the records.

Some indexes are included with the original records, as above. Copies of indexes for 1508-1857 are also available at the Society of Genealogists in London. 

Some indexes have been published and are available at the Family History Library.  These include:

Other indexes are included with the records on microfilm, as above.

Records

The original records are deposited at the Berkshire Record Office in Reading, Berkshire.  They include:

  • Original wills, 1525-1857
  • Register copy wills, 1508-1534, 1545-1619, 1699-1857
  • Administration bonds, 1527-1857
  • Administration act books, 1555-1572, 1605-1857
  • Inventories included with the original wills and administrations to the mid-18th century

You many contact the archive for assistance with their collection.

Many of the records have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and through family history centers.  These include:

Jurisdiction

This court had pre-1858 jurisdiction over the majority of the county of Berkshire.  Before 1836, the archdeaconry was in the Diocese of Salisbury.  It was transferred to the Diocese of Oxford in 1836 but there are only a few Berkshire wills in the Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeacon of Oxford for the period 1836-1857.[1]
  1. Camp, Anthony J. "Wills and Their Whereabouts." London: the author, 1974. (FHL book 942 S2wa, page 5.)