Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

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Jurisdiction

This court had jurisdiction over the following places in Hertfordshire:

  • Abbots Langley
  • Bushey
  • Chipping Barnet
  • Codicote
  • East Barnet
  • Elstree
  • Hexton 
  • Newnham 
  • Northaw
  • Norton
  • Redborun
  • Rickmansworth
  • Ridge
  • Sandridge
  • Sarrat
  • Shephall
  • St. Albans
  • St. Michael
  • St. Paul's Walden
  • St. Peter
  • St. Stephen
  • watford


This court also had jurisdiction over the following places in Buckinghamshire:

  • Ashton Abbots
  • Granborough
  • Little Horwood
  • Winslow

Records

The original records are deposited at Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies in Hertford, England. They include:

  • Original wills and administrations, 1545-1857
  • Registered wills, 1415-1636, 1661-1857
  • Administrations bonds and acts, 1540-1665
  • Administration acts, 1557-1857
  • Probate acts, 1674-1857
  • Inventories, 1550-1764

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 original and microfilmed records listed above also include indexes.

Othere indexes, available at the Hertfordshire Archives and Family History Library, include: