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== Records Held in The Family History Library  ==
 
== Records Held in The Family History Library  ==
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Here is a breakdown of those probate records for this counrt which are held at The Family History Library. These are on microfilm and they may be accessed at the Library or they can be circulated to any of its satelite Family History Centers worldwide.
  
 
==== DEANERY OF THE ARCHES OF LONDON  ====
 
==== DEANERY OF THE ARCHES OF LONDON  ====
  
Original Wills 1624-1777  
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Registered Wills 1664-1821, 1841  
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Calendars (first-letter-of-surname index) 1672-1837
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Caveat Books 1664-1831
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Bonds & Warrants 1663-1781 BONDS ALPHA ARRANGED
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Original Wills, Inventories & Bonds 1620-1780; 1832  
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Probate & Administration Act Books 1664-1841
 
  
 
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==== DEANERIES OF CROYDON and SHOREHAM  ====
 
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Registered Wills 1664-1685; Arches, Croydon &amp; Shoreham 1685-1841
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Probate &amp; Administration Act Books 1629-1841
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Caveat Books 1664-1831
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== Historical&nbsp;Background<br> ==
 
== Historical&nbsp;Background<br> ==

Revision as of 23:18, 11 November 2009

[Return to the London Probate Records page.] 

Starting Your Search in Indexes

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 "Probate Records of This Court" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.
3. Contact or visit the Guildhall Library 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 family history centers near you.



Probate Indexes

The Court of the Deanery of the Arches of London, Croydon, Shoreham (Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury probate records is well-covered with the following indexes:

Printed Indexes

  • A comprehensive will and admon index to London (including Greater L.) for the years covering 1750-1858, is Dr David Wright's London Probate Index on CDs and are on sale or he will perform "lookups" in his indexes for you.

Online Indexes

Here is an online index to the Deanery of Croydon and Shoreham at The National Archives at no cost.

Original Handwritten Indexes

There are "typed script" indexes at the Society of Genealogists and at The National Archives at Kew, in Richmond Surrey for all years, 1620-1780

Manuscript indexes exist at the Lambeth Palace Library.

Microfilmed Indexes at the Family History Library

  • The manuscript indexes of the original (unregistered) wills and the registered wills are on microfilm at The Family History Library covering all years from 1620 to 1780; 1832. 
  •  These may be viewed at the Family History Library and may be circulated to any one of its satellite Family History Centers.

Archives Holding Probate Records For This Court

1.
Lambeth Palace Library

Lambeth Palace Road

London SE1 7JU

Tel: + 44 (0)20 7898 1400
Fax: + 44 (0)20 7928 7932
E-mail: lpl.staff@c-of-e.org.uk
Post: The Librarian, Lambeth Palace Library, London, SE1 7JU, UK

Website

2.

Centre for Kentish Studies

Sessions House

County Hall
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 1XQ


Probates Records Held in This Archive

To acces these records, either write to or visit the above address. Officials there may provide a list of record searchers upon request.

DEANERY OF THE ARCHES OF LONDON

Original Wills 1624-1777

Registered Wills 1664-1821, 1841

Calendars (first-letter-of-surname index) 1672-1837

Caveat Books 1664-1831

Bonds & Warrants 1663-1781 (Bonds Alpha Arranged)

Original Wills, Inventories & Bonds 1620-1780; 1832

Probate & Administration Act Books 1664-1841


DEANERIES OF CROYDON and SHOREHAM

Registered Wills 1664-1685; Arches, Croydon & Shoreham 1685-1841

Original Wills, Inventories & Bonds 1602, 1614-1841

Probate & Administration Act Books 1629-1841

Caveat Books 1664-1831

Records Held in The Family History Library

Here is a breakdown of those probate records for this counrt which are held at The Family History Library. These are on microfilm and they may be accessed at the Library or they can be circulated to any of its satelite Family History Centers worldwide.

DEANERY OF THE ARCHES OF LONDON

Original Wills 1624-1777

Index to Testamentary & other records for London 1620-1780; 1832 

Act Book 1664-1832 

Caveat Books 1664-1825

Bonds & Warrants 1663-1781 Bonds are alpha arranged

Inventories & Bonds 1620-1780; 1832


DEANERIES OF CROYDON and SHOREHAM

Calendar to Inventories (no years given)

Registered Wills 1664-1821; 1841 

Original Wills, 1602, 1614-1841

Inventories & Bonds

Administration Bonds 1665-1816

Caveat Books 1664-1825

Act Book 1664-1832

Historical Background

Probate records of the Court of the Deanery of the Arches of London, Croydon, Shoreham (Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury) held jurisdiction over 13 parishes within the City of London. Records of this probate court date from 1620-1780, 1832. The thirteen (city) parishes include:


All Hallows Bread Street                         St Mary Bothaw

All Hallows Lombard Street                    St Mary le Bow

St Dionis Backchurch                             St Michael Crooked Lane

St Dunstan-in-the-East                           St Michael Royal

St John the Evangelist Watling St          St Pancras Soper Lane
St Leonard Eastcheap                            St Vedast Foster Lane

St Mary Aldermary

Strategies, Tips, Other?

There are some indexes for this court. See the above general countywide indexes. To view a list of parishes and their respective probate court jurisdiction, see the "London Probate Jurisdictions by Parish" on the main page for London Probate Records.