Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham

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Getting Started

1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.
2. Proceed to the "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court. Also see "Family History Library Records."
3. Contact or visit Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies at Aylesbury 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.

Indexes

Online Indexes

The Buckinghamshire Family History Society has created an website which is searchable online.

Printed and Published Indexes

The original and microfilmed records listed above also include indexes.

Other indexes available at the Family History Library include:

Records

Archive Locations

The original records are deposited at:

The Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies at Aylesbury 

County Hall

Walton Street

Aylesbury

Buckinghamshire HP20 1UU

ENGLAND

Tel: 44 (0)1296 382587

E-mail: archives@buckscc.gov.uk
Their Website

Archive Records

Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.

  • 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

Family History Library Records

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

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