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== Step By Step  ==
 
== 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.<br>2. Proceed to the "Probate Records of This Court" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.<br>3. Contact or visit the Oxfordshire Record Office or,&nbsp;hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.<br>4. Visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes to probate records;&nbsp;then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the&nbsp;original wills and admons also&nbsp;on microfilm via any&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp centers]&nbsp;near you.  
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1. First [https://www.familysearch.org/ 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.<br>2. Proceed to the "Records" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.<br>3. Contact or visit the Buckinghamshire Record Office (see below address and contact information), or,&nbsp;hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.<br>4. Visit The [[Family History Library|Family History Library]], or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes to probate records;&nbsp;then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the&nbsp;original wills and admons also&nbsp;on microfilm via any&nbsp;[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|centers]]&nbsp;near you.
  
 
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==
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Here is a partial index to [http://users.ox.ac.uk/~malcolm/genuki/big/eng/OXF/probate/1550-90.txt Oxfordshire wills from 1550-1590] online.  
 
Here is a partial index to [http://users.ox.ac.uk/~malcolm/genuki/big/eng/OXF/probate/1550-90.txt Oxfordshire wills from 1550-1590] online.  
  
==== Printed Indexes  ====
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==== Printed and Published Indexes  ====
  
 
The Oxfordshire Record Society has published a probate index covering the years 1547-1856 (Langford probates may not go as late as this time period), entitled ''Index to the probate records of the courts of the bishop and archdeacon of Oxford, 1733-1857'', c1997&nbsp;(see the heading below, "Indexes&nbsp;in The Family History Library")  
 
The Oxfordshire Record Society has published a probate index covering the years 1547-1856 (Langford probates may not go as late as this time period), entitled ''Index to the probate records of the courts of the bishop and archdeacon of Oxford, 1733-1857'', c1997&nbsp;(see the heading below, "Indexes&nbsp;in The Family History Library")  
  
==== Indexes at The Family History Library ====
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==== Family History Library Indexes ====
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=731147&disp=Index+to+the+probate+records+of+the+cour%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Index to the probate records of the courts of the bishop and archdeacon of Oxford, 1733-1857]
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*{{FHL|731147|title-id|disp=Index to the probate records of the courts of the bishop and archdeacon of Oxford, 1733-1857}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=291436&disp=Probate+records++ Index to the Wills &amp;&nbsp;Administrations of the Peculiar Courts 1550-1858] The records of this court may not provide information as late of 1858.
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*{{FHL|291436|title-id|disp=Index to the Wills &amp;&nbsp;Administrations of the Peculiar Courts 1550-1858}} The records of this court may not provide information as late as 1858.
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*{{FHL|291699|title-id|disp=Index to the wills &amp; administrations of the Peculiar Courts of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire &amp; Oxfordshire 1550-1858}}
  
== The Records  ==
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== Records  ==
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==== Archive Location  ====
  
 
The original records are deposited at:  
 
The original records are deposited at:  
  
[http://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/wps/portal/publicsite/councilservices?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=http://apps.oxfordshire.gov.uk/wps/wcm/connect/Internet/Council+Services/Leisure+and+culture/History+and+heritage/Oxfordshire+Record+Office/ Oxfordshire Record Office]  
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'''[http://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/wps/portal/publicsite/councilservices?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=http://apps.oxfordshire.gov.uk/wps/wcm/connect/Internet/Council+Services/Leisure+and+culture/History+and+heritage/Oxfordshire+Record+Office/ The Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies at Aylesbury]&nbsp;'''
  
St Luke's Church
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County Hall
  
Temple Road
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Walton Street
  
Cowley
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Aylesbury
  
Oxford OX4 2HT.
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Buckinghamshire HP20 1UU
  
 
ENGLAND  
 
ENGLAND  
  
Tel: 44 (0)1865 398200<br>Fax: 44 (0)1865 398201
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Tel: 44 (0)1296 382587
  
E-mail: [mailto:archives@oxfordshire.gov.uk archives@oxfordshire.gov.uk]  
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E-mail: [mailto:archives@buckscc.gov.uk archives@buckscc.gov.uk]  
  
[http://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/wps/portal/publicsite/councilservices?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=http://apps.oxfordshire.gov.uk/wps/wcm/connect/Internet%2FCouncil+services%2FLeisure+and+culture%2FHistory+and+heritage%2FFamily+history Website]<br>
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Their [http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/bcc/archives/Centre_for_Buckinghamshire_Studies.page? Website]<br>
  
=== Probate Records of This Court Held in This Archive  ===
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==== Archive Records ====
  
 
The records held there include:  
 
The records held there include:  
  
*Filed&nbsp;Wills 1553-1835
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*Filed&nbsp;Wills 1605-1856
*Register&nbsp;Wills&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;Administrations (Admons)&nbsp;1698-1733 (also see Banbury)  
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*Register&nbsp;Wills&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;Administrations (Admons)&nbsp;1736-1856
*Inventories (see&nbsp;B<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1259951271730_644" />anbury)
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*Register of Wills &amp;&nbsp;Administrations 1698-1733 (see under Banbury, Oxfordshire)  
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*Administration Act Book 1674-1856 (see under Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire)
  
=== Probate Records of This Court In The Family History Library ===
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==== Family History Library Records ====
  
 
Some records have been microfilmed and made available at the Family&nbsp;History Library in&nbsp;Salt&nbsp;Lake City and through its satellite &nbsp;family history&nbsp;centers. They include:  
 
Some records have been microfilmed and made available at the Family&nbsp;History Library in&nbsp;Salt&nbsp;Lake City and through its satellite &nbsp;family history&nbsp;centers. They include:  
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=291554&disp=Wills+and+administrations++ Original Wills and administrations Bonds, early to 1700]
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*{{FHL|291699|title-id|disp=Filed Wills 1605-1856}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=291554&disp=Wills+and+administrations++ Original Wills &amp; Admons 1684-1835]
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*{{FHL|291699|title-id|disp=Original (filed) wills and administration bonds 1605-1856}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=291436&disp=Probate+records++ Registered Wills &amp; Admons 1698-1733]
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*{{FHL|291699|title-id|disp=Registered Wills &amp;&nbsp;Administrations 1736-1856}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=291436&disp=Probate+records++ Inventories early to the late 18th century]
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*{{FHL|291699|title-id|disp=Registered Wills and Administrations 1698-1733}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=291436&disp=Probate+records++ Administration Bonds 1801-1856]
 
 
 
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== Jurisdiction  ==
 
== Jurisdiction  ==
  
This peculiar court&nbsp;held jurisdiction over&nbsp;the following parishes:
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This peculiar court&nbsp;held jurisdiction over&nbsp;the&nbsp;Monks Risborough and its hamlets, plus Halton Parish; and over the parish of Newington with Britwell Prior in Oxfordshire. This court lies within the&nbsp;Peculiar [court] of the Archbishop of Canterbury.  
 
 
*Dorchester (and Abbey)
 
*Benson
 
*Chiselhampton
 
*Clifton Hampden
 
*Drayton St Leonard
 
*Marsh Baldon
 
*Nettlebed
 
*Pishill
 
*Stadhampton
 
*Toot Baldon
 
*Warborough
 
 
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
 
 
This court is a Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury.  
 
 
 
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[[Category:Probate_records_in_Oxfordshire]] [[Category:Oxfordshire]] [[Category:Berkshire]]
 
[[Category:Probate_records_in_Oxfordshire]] [[Category:Oxfordshire]] [[Category:Berkshire]]

Revision as of 20:41, 14 December 2011

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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 "Records" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.
3. Contact or visit the Buckinghamshire Record Office (see below address and contact information), 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 Index

Here is a partial index to Oxfordshire wills from 1550-1590 online.

Printed and Published Indexes

The Oxfordshire Record Society has published a probate index covering the years 1547-1856 (Langford probates may not go as late as this time period), entitled Index to the probate records of the courts of the bishop and archdeacon of Oxford, 1733-1857, c1997 (see the heading below, "Indexes in The Family History Library")

Family History Library Indexes

Records

Archive Location

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

The records held there include:

  • Filed Wills 1605-1856
  • Register Wills & Administrations (Admons) 1736-1856
  • Register of Wills & Administrations 1698-1733 (see under Banbury, Oxfordshire)
  • Administration Act Book 1674-1856 (see under Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire)

Family History Library Records

Some records have been microfilmed and made available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and through its satellite  family history centers. They include:

Jurisdiction

This peculiar court held jurisdiction over the Monks Risborough and its hamlets, plus Halton Parish; and over the parish of Newington with Britwell Prior in Oxfordshire. This court lies within the Peculiar [court] of the Archbishop of Canterbury.