Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham

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England Gotoarrow.png Buckinghamshire Gotoarrow.png Buckinghamshire Probate Records


This court had jurisdiction over all of Buckinghamshire except the following:

  • Ashampstead or Ackhampstead
  • Ashton Abbots
  • Aylesbury
  • Buckingham
  • Bierton
  • Buckland
  • Granborough
  • Ipstone
  • Lillingston Lovel
  • Little Horwood
  • Monks Risborough with Halton
  • Stoke Mandeville
  • Towersey
  • Winslow


The original records are deposited at the Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies at Aylesbury. They include:

  • Original wills, 1506-1858
  • Original administrations, 1695-1857 (and a few earlier years)
  • Registered wills, 1483-1650 (with gaps), 1686-1858
  •  Registered administrations, 1633-1645, 1660-1858

Records have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and through family history centers. They include:


The Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies has an index to wills database online.

The original and microfilmed records listed above also include indexes.

Other indexes available at the Family History Library include: