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The original and microfilmed records include indexes. The Family History Library has film copies of the following indexes:  
 
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Revision as of 18:42, 25 January 2010

England Gotoarrow.pngHerefordshire Probate RecordsBreconshire Probate Records

Step By Step

1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will or administration (admon), writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.
2. Proceed to the "Probate Records of This Court" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.
3. Contact or visit the Herefordshire Record Office, 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

Here are some indexes to this courts' wills online.

Printed Indexes

Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica, Series 5,vol. 4 Index to&nbsp;Wills Proved in the Court of the Bishop of Hereford 1444-1578

Index to wills proved in the Bishop's Court of Hereford 1442-1579, by Stephen J. Kelsey

Index to wills proved in the Bishop's Court of Hereford Before the Commonwealth Period&nbsp;1601-1656 by Stephen&nbsp;J. Kelsey

Indexes in The Family History Library

The original and microfilmed records include indexes. The Family History Library has film copies of the following indexes:

The Records

Archive Locations

Herefordshire Archive Service

Herefordshire Record Office

Harold Street

HEREFORD HR1 2QX

England

Tel: 44 (0)1432 260750

Fax: 44 (0)1432 260066

E-mail: archives@herefordshire.gov.uk

Their Website

Probate Records of This Court Held in This Archive

Original Wills 1442-1836

Registered Wills1633-1858

Administrations & Inventories 1662-1735/6

Act Books 1587-1858

Acts of Office 1407-1824

 

Probate Records of This Court Held in The Family History Library

Death Duty Register for Abstracts of Administrations and Probates of Wills 1796-1811

Probate Indexes & Abstracts 1670-1858

Registered Wills 1649-1858

 

Archive Records

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

Jurisdictions

This court held jurisdiction over the following parishes:

  • Allensmore
  • Blakemore
  • Breinton
  • Brockhampton
  • Canon Pyon
  • Clehonger
  • Dewsall
  • Dinedor
  • Eaton Bishop
  • Hampton Bishop
  • Holmer
  • Huntington
  • Kingstone


  • Madley
  • Mardon
  • Moreton Jeffreys
  • Norton Cannon
  • Pipe
  • Preton upon Wye
  • Preston Wynne
  • Putley
  • Thruxton
  • Tyberton
  • Withington
  • Woolhope