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2. Proceed to the "Probate Records Held in This Archive" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.  
 
2. Proceed to the "Probate Records Held in This Archive" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.  
  
3. Contact or visit the Essex County 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.  
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3. Contact or visit the Hampshire 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. You can 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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp centers] near you.  
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4. You can 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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp centers] near you.
  
 
== Probate Indexes  ==
 
== Probate Indexes  ==

Revision as of 17:21, 24 November 2009

Return to the Hampshire Probate Records page. 

Step By Step

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 Held in This Archive" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.

3. Contact or visit the Hampshire 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. You can 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.

Probate Indexes

Surviving wills and admons to the Court of the Peculiar of Baughurst have been mostly indexed with the following ones:

Printed and Published Indexes

Online Indexes

Here is an online index from 1500's-1857. This is a mostly complete listing of wills for this time period, and can be very helpful to those searching Hampshire probate records.

Original Handwritten Indexes

There is an index (manuscript) from 1663 to 1681 for Baughurst held at the Hampshire Record Office covering most if not all wills in this peculiar court's jurisdiction.

Microfilmed Indexes at the Family History Library

The indexes as listed in the above are also available in the collection of The Family History Library and they are on microfilm and may be circulated to each of its satellite Family History Centers worldwide.

The Family History Library has a comprehensive microfilmed [index Cards] of probate records which pertain to each of Hampshire's peculiar probate courts--including Baughurst for the years of this peculiar court's jurisdiction from 1583 to 1720.

The Hampshire Record Office also has a type manuscript index covering the early Baughurst  1583-1659; see the next section below.

The Records

Archives Location 

Hampshire Record Office
Archives and Local Studies
Sussex Street
Winchester
Hampshire SO23 8TH
tel 01962 846154, fax 01962 878681
Contact the Archives and Local Studies

Website

Opening times:
Monday to Friday, 9am-7pm
Saturday, 9am-4pm

Probate Records Held in This Archive

Original Wills 1583-1720

Probate Records of This Court in The Family History Library

Original Wills 1583-1720

Historical Background

The Court of the Peculiar of Baughurst held jurisdiction over the parish of Baughurst. When a search of this courts’ probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search both the Consistory and Archdeaconry Courts of Winchester as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Strategies, Tips, Other?

See the above Indexes or those available through the Family History Library or its many family history centers worldwide for an index to this court.

The administrations (admons) for this "peculiar" probate court were processed and granted through the [Consistory Court] of Winchester.

To view a list of parishes and their respective probate court jurisdiction, see the "Hampshire Parishes and Their Probate Jurisdictions" on the main page for Hampshire Probate Records.

[England: Hampshire]