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''Index to wills proved in the Peculiar Court of Banbury, 1542-1858, ''Oxfordshire Record Society, 1959 edited by J.S.W. Gibson'' ''
  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=1192811&disp=The+Peculiar+Court+of+Banbury+and+Cropre%20%20&columns=*,0,0| Peculiar Court of Banbury and Cropredy]. is a of names extracted from 312 wills proved in the years 1796-1857 inclusive (and 26 wills proved in the Manorial Court of Sibford in the years 1786-1829). Contents: v. 1. Persons named in wills proved 1736-1785 -- v. 2. Persons named in wills proved 1786-1857.
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=1192811&disp=The+Peculiar+Court+of+Banbury+and+Cropre%20%20&columns=*,0,0| Peculiar Court of Banbury and Cropredy]. is a of names extracted from 312 wills proved in the years 1796-1857 inclusive (and 26 wills proved in the Manorial Court of Sibford in the years 1786-1829). Contents: v. 1. Persons named in wills proved 1736-1785 -- v. 2. Persons named in wills proved 1786-1857.

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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 Oxfordshire 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

Printed Indexes

Index to wills proved in the Peculiar Court of Banbury, 1542-1858, Oxfordshire Record Society, 1959 edited by J.S.W. Gibson 

  • Peculiar Court of Banbury and Cropredy. is a of names extracted from 312 wills proved in the years 1796-1857 inclusive (and 26 wills proved in the Manorial Court of Sibford in the years 1786-1829). Contents: v. 1. Persons named in wills proved 1736-1785 -- v. 2. Persons named in wills proved 1786-1857.

The Family History Library has the following on film. Films can be view in the library or in a family history center.

Records

Archive Locations

The original records are housed in the Bodleian Library, Oxford

Archive Records

  • Filed Wills & Administrations (Admons) 1547-1856
  • Registered Wills & Administrations 1585-1596; 1698-1733; 1736-1850; for 1851-1858, see under Aylesbury (in Buckinghamshire)
  • Administration Act Books 1674-1856
  • Inventories 1550-1590 (in Household and Farm Inventories, published by the Oxfordshire Record Society vol. 44: 1965)
  • Inventories 1591-1650 (published by the Banbury Historical Society)

Family History Library Records

The Family History Library has the following records. Films can be viewed in the library or in a family history center.

Jurisdiction

Banbury is a peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln. The court's jurisdiction covers Banbury and it's hamlets.

Also see the Peculiar Court of Aylesbury (see Buckinghamshire Probate Records) which as well holds some probate records for Banbury.