Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham

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England Gotoarrow.png Buckinghamshire Gotoarrow.png Buckinghamshire Probate Records

Jurisdiction

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


Records

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:

Indexes

The Buckinghamshire Family History Society has created an index to wills which is available online as a searchable database.

The original and microfilmed records listed above also include indexes.

Other indexes available at the Family History Library include: