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Other earlier Burton upon Trent wills are with included in the records of the Court of the Bishop of Lichfield.
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Other earlier Burton upon Trent wills are included in the records of the [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)|Court of the Bishop of Lichfield]].  
  
The records have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library] in Salt Lake City and through [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers].  They include:
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The records have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library] in Salt Lake City and through [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers].  They include:  
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Original wills, administrations, and inventories, in various Peculiar Courts] (including Burton upon Trent)
  
 
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==

Revision as of 16:04, 5 June 2009

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Jurisdiction

This court was a peculiar under the Bishop of Lichfield.  It was also known as the Manorial Court of Burton on Trent.  It had jurisdiction over the Staffordshire parish of Burton on Trent as well as:

This court also had jurisdiction over the Derbyshire parish of Stapenhill and the village of Winshill. Stapenhill is on the border of Derbyshire and Staffordshire and is separated from the borough of Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, by the River Trent.  Winshill, though a township within the parish and borough of Burton on Trent, lies on the Derbyshire side of the river, and north of Stapenhill. 

Records

The original records are deposited at the Lichfield Record Office.  They include:

  • Original wills, 1678-1858

Other earlier Burton upon Trent wills are included in the records of the Court of the Bishop of Lichfield.

The records have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and through family history centers.  They include:

Indexes