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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 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|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  ==
  
*Index to&nbsp;the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=1224371&disp=The+Peculiar+Court+of+Thame+and+Great+Mi%20%20&columns=*,0,0| Peculiar Court of Thame and Great Milton].&nbsp; Contains a list of names extracted from wills proved in the court of the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln cathedral for the Peculiar of Thame and Great Milton, 1736-1857, held in Oxfordshire Record Office under reference MSS.Wills.Pec 11-19. The main list comprising over 3,400 names is arranged in alphabetic sequence and has a reference number against each name to the list of testators. A 2-character relationship code is also shown where the person named is stated to have a relationship to the testator. The list of testators is presented in reference number sequence and shows, for each testator, the Oxfordshire Record Office reference, the date of the will, the date the will was proved and the name and location of the testator.<br>
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==== Online Index  ====
 
 
=== Online Index  ===
 
  
 
Here is a partial index for [http://users.ox.ac.uk/~malcolm/genuki/big/eng/OXF/probate/1550-90.txt Oxfordshire wills from 1550-1590]  
 
Here is a partial index for [http://users.ox.ac.uk/~malcolm/genuki/big/eng/OXF/probate/1550-90.txt Oxfordshire wills from 1550-1590]  
  
=== Printed Indexes ===
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==== Printed Indexes ====
 
 
A six volume index&nbsp;covers the years 1762-1800, published by EurekaPartnership, c2002-2008 providing the following content:
 
 
 
v. 1 Persons named in archdeaconry wills proved 1790-1800
 
 
 
v. 2. Persons names in diocesan wills proved 1785-1800&nbsp;
 
 
 
v. 3. Persons named in archdeaconry wills proved 1777-1789&nbsp;
 
 
 
v. 4. Persons named in diocesan wills proved 1774-1784&nbsp; <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1259946732656_100" />
 
 
 
v. 5. Persons named in diocesan wills proved 1762-1773&nbsp;
 
  
v. 6. Persons named in diocesan wills proved 1767-1776.&nbsp;&nbsp;  
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*Index to&nbsp;the {{FHL|1224371|title-id|disp=Peculiar Court of Thame and Great Milton}}.&nbsp; Contains a list of names extracted from wills proved in the court of the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln cathedral for the Peculiar of Thame and Great Milton, 1736-1857, held in Oxfordshire Record Office under reference MSS.Wills.Pec 11-19. The main list comprising over 3,400 names is arranged in alphabetic sequence and has a reference number against each name to the list of testators. A 2-character relationship code is also shown where the person named is stated to have a relationship to the testator. The list of testators is presented in reference number sequence and shows, for each testator, the Oxfordshire Record Office reference, the date of the will, the date the will was proved and the name and location of the testator. (Transcribed wills by the&nbsp;Eureka Partnership, c2004;&nbsp;Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire: c2004)
  
=== Indexes at The Family History Library ===
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'''Indexes at The Family History Library'''
  
 
Indexes are included with the original and microfilmed records. See also:  
 
Indexes are included with the original and microfilmed records. See also:  
  
*Index to [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=1162457&disp=Oxfordshire+probate+records%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Oxfordshire Wills&nbsp;1762-1800]
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*{{FHL|1224371|title-id|disp=The Peculiar Court of Thame and Great Milton 1736-1857}} (transcribed wills)
 
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*{{FHL|731147|title-id|disp=Index to the probate records of the Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford, 1733-1857; and of the Oxfordshire peculiars, 1547-1856}}
Contents:&nbsp; v. 1 Persons named in archdeaconry wills proved 1790-1800 -- v. 2. Persons names in diocesan wills proved, 1785-1800 -- v. 3. Persons named in archdeaconry wills proved 1777-1789 -- v. 4. Persons named in diocesan wills proved 1774-1784 -- v. 5. Persons named in diocesan wills proved 1762-1773 -- v. 6. Persons named in diocesan wills proved 1767-1776.
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*{{FHL|177402|title-id|disp=Probate records of the courts of the Bishop and Archdeacon of Oxford, 1516-1732}}
 
 
*[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 (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford, 1733-1857; and of the Oxfordshire peculiars, 1547-1856]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=289461&disp=Wills+and+administrations++ Calendar to Registered Wills &amp; Administrations of Archdeaconry &amp; Consistory Courts 1516-1858]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=177402&disp=Probate+records+of+the+courts+of+the+Bis%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Probate records of the courts of the Bishop and Archdeacon of Oxford, 1516-1732]
 
  
== The Records  ==
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== Records  ==
  
=== Archive Location  ===
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==== Archive Location  ====
  
The original records are deposited at:  
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For a search in the&nbsp;probate records of this court write the:&nbsp;
  
 
[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]  
 
[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%2FCouncil+services%2FLeisure+and+culture%2FHistory+and+heritage%2FFamily+history Website]<br>
 
[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>
  
=== Probate Records of This Court Held in This Archive  ===
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==== Archive Records ====
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*Filed Wills &amp; Administration Bonds (see Banbury)
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*Registered Wills &amp; Administrations 1698-1850; for years 1851-1858, see Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
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*Administration Act Book 1674-1856 see Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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==== Family History Library Records ====
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{{FHL|291040|title-id|disp=Administration Act&nbsp; Book 1674-1856}}
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{{FHL|291040|title-id|disp=Registered wills &amp; administrations, vol. R, 1851-1858}}
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{{FHL|291436|title-id|disp=Wills &amp; Admon Bonds 1547-1856}}
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{{FHL|291436|title-id|disp=Registered&nbsp;Wills &amp; Admons 1698-1733}}
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{{FHL|291436|title-id|disp=Wills only 1736-1850}}&nbsp;
  
==== Probate Records of This In The Family History Library  ====
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{{FHL|291436|title-id|disp=Inventories}}&nbsp;
  
 
== Jurisdiction  ==
 
== Jurisdiction  ==
  
This court is a Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln. It's jurisdiction covers Great Milton, Thame and its hamlets, Sydenham and Tetsworth, and the Buckinghamshire parish of Towersey.  
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This court is a prebend in the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln.&nbsp;The jurisdiction of this court includes the parish of Great Milton, parish of Thame (and its hamlets), and also the parishes of Sydenham and Tetsworth--all in Oxfordshire, and the Buckinghamshire parishes of&nbsp;Aylesbury (and its hamlets), and Towersey.  
  
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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 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

Online Index

Here is a partial index for Oxfordshire wills from 1550-1590

Printed Indexes

  • Index to the Peculiar Court of Thame and Great Milton.  Contains a list of names extracted from wills proved in the court of the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln cathedral for the Peculiar of Thame and Great Milton, 1736-1857, held in Oxfordshire Record Office under reference MSS.Wills.Pec 11-19. The main list comprising over 3,400 names is arranged in alphabetic sequence and has a reference number against each name to the list of testators. A 2-character relationship code is also shown where the person named is stated to have a relationship to the testator. The list of testators is presented in reference number sequence and shows, for each testator, the Oxfordshire Record Office reference, the date of the will, the date the will was proved and the name and location of the testator. (Transcribed wills by the Eureka Partnership, c2004; Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire: c2004)

Indexes at The Family History Library

Indexes are included with the original and microfilmed records. See also:

Records

Archive Location

For a search in the probate records of this court write the: 

Oxfordshire Record Office

St Luke's Church

Temple Road

Cowley

Oxford OX4 2HT.

ENGLAND

Tel: 44 (0)1865 398200
Fax: 44 (0)1865 398201

E-mail: archives@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Website

Archive Records

  • Filed Wills & Administration Bonds (see Banbury)
  • Registered Wills & Administrations 1698-1850; for years 1851-1858, see Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
  • Administration Act Book 1674-1856 see Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Family History Library Records

Administration Act  Book 1674-1856

Registered wills & administrations, vol. R, 1851-1858

Wills & Admon Bonds 1547-1856

Registered Wills & Admons 1698-1733

Wills only 1736-1850 

Inventories 

Jurisdiction

This court is a prebend in the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln. The jurisdiction of this court includes the parish of Great Milton, parish of Thame (and its hamlets), and also the parishes of Sydenham and Tetsworth--all in Oxfordshire, and the Buckinghamshire parishes of Aylesbury (and its hamlets), and Towersey.