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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, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.<br>2. Proceed to the "Probate Records Held in&nbsp;This Archive" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.<br>3. Contact or visit the Essex County 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. You can 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.<br>
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1.[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog First search] each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.<br>2. Proceed to "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.<br>3. Contact or visit the Hampshire 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. You can 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.<br>
  
== Location of These Probate Records ==
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== Indexes ==
  
'''Hampshire Record Office'''<br>'''Archives and Local Studies'''<br>'''Sussex Street''' <br>'''Winchester''' <br>'''Hampshire SO23 8TH''' <br>'''tel 01962 846154, fax 01962 878681'''<br>'''[http://www.hants.gov.uk/rh/hro/mailto.html Contact the Archives and Local Studies]'''
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Surviving wills and admons to the&nbsp;Court of the Peculiar of Compton have&nbsp;been mostly indexed as follows:  
  
[http://www3.hants.gov.uk/archives.htm Website]
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==== Online Indexes  ====
  
Opening times:<br>Monday to Friday, 9am-7pm<br>Saturday, 9am-4pm<br>
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[http://calm.hants.gov.uk/DServe/Search%20all.htm Here] is an online index from 1500's-1857. This is a mostly complete listing&nbsp;of wills for this time period, and can be very helpful to those searching Hampshire probate records.
  
== Historical Background ==
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==== Printed and Published Indexes ====
  
The Court of the Peculiar&nbsp;of Compton held jurisdiction over the parish of Compton. When a search of this courts’ probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search both the&nbsp;Consistory and Archdeaconry Courts of Winchester as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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Original handwritten indexes:
  
<br>You can also visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes (see the Family History Library's cataloged entries&nbsp;providing the microfilms so you can have them circulated to the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp center]&nbsp;near you for searching the wills). The information obtained from the index[es] will help you&nbsp;more quickly search the wills and admons which can also be circulated on microfilm via any family history.  
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There is an index (manuscript) from 1616 to 1670 for Compton held at the Hampshire Record Office covering most if not all wills in this peculiar court's jurisdiction.  
  
== Probate Indexes  ==
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Microfilmed indexes at the Family History Library:
  
Surviving wills and admons to the&nbsp;Court of the Peculiar of Compton have&nbsp;been mostly indexed as follows:
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The indexes as listed in the above are also available in the collection of&nbsp;The Family History Library and they are on microfilm and may be circulated to each of its satellite Family History [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Centers]]&nbsp;worldwide.
  
==== Online Indexes  ====
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The&nbsp;Family History Library has a microfilmed index (index Cards] to the probate records which pertains to each of Hampshire's peculiar probate courts--including&nbsp;Compton for the years&nbsp;of this peculiar court's jurisdiction from 1616 to 1670.
  
[http://calm.hants.gov.uk/DServe/Search%20all.htm Here] is an online index from 1500's-1857. This is a mostly complete listing&nbsp;of wills for this time period, and can be very helpful to those searching Hampshire probate records.  
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The Hampshire Record Office&nbsp;also has a type manuscript index covering the early Compton wills; see the&nbsp;next&nbsp;section below.
  
==== Original Handwritten Indexes ====
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== Records ==
  
There is an index (manuscript) from 1616 to 1670 for Compton held at the Hampshire Record Office covering most if not all wills in this peculiar court's jurisdiction.
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==== Archives Location  ====
  
==== Microfilmed Indexes at the Family History Library&lt;br&gt;  ====
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Hampshire Record Office<br>Archives and Local Studies<br>Sussex Street <br>Winchester <br>Hampshire SO23 8TH <br>tel 01962 846154, fax 01962 878681<br>[http://www.hants.gov.uk/rh/hro/mailto.html Contact the Archives and Local Studies]
  
The indexes as listed in the above are also available in the collection of&nbsp;The Family History Library and they are on microfilm and may be circulated to each of its satellite Family History [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp Centers]&nbsp;worldwide.
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[http://www3.hants.gov.uk/archives.htm Website]  
  
The&nbsp;Family History Library has a microfilmed index (index Cards] to the probate records which pertains to each of Hampshire's peculiar probate courts--including&nbsp;Compton for the years&nbsp;of this peculiar court's jurisdiction from 1616 to 1670.
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Opening times:<br>Monday to Friday, 9am-7pm<br>Saturday, 9am-4pm<br>
  
The Hampshire Record Office&nbsp;also has a type manuscript index covering the early Compton wills; see the&nbsp;next&nbsp;section below.
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==== Archive Records  ====
  
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Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.
  
== Searching for probates in this [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=354619&disp=Original+wills%2C+1616%2D1670%20%20&columns=*,0,0 court].  ==
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Original Wills 1616-1670
  
ORIGINAL WILLS 1616-1670
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==== Family History Library Records ====
  
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{{FHL|354619|title-id|disp=Original Wills 1616-1670}}
  
== Strategies, Tips, Other?  ==
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== Jurisdiction ==
  
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.  
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The Court of the Peculiar&nbsp;of Compton held jurisdiction over the parish of Compton.  
  
 
The administrations (admons) for this "peculiar" probate court were processed and granted through the [Consistory Court] of Winchester.  
 
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 [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Hampshire_Probate_Records main page] for Hampshire Probate Records.
 
  
[England: Hampshire]
 
  
 
[[Category:Probate_records_in_Hampshire]] [[Category:Hampshire]]
 
[[Category:Probate_records_in_Hampshire]] [[Category:Hampshire]]

Revision as of 19:16, 19 November 2011

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 "Records" (below) to determine what 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 TheFamily 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

Surviving wills and admons to the Court of the Peculiar of Compton have been mostly indexed as follows:

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.

Printed and Published Indexes

Original handwritten indexes:

There is an index (manuscript) from 1616 to 1670 for Compton 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 microfilmed index (index Cards] to the probate records which pertains to each of Hampshire's peculiar probate courts--including Compton for the years of this peculiar court's jurisdiction from 1616 to 1670.

The Hampshire Record Office also has a type manuscript index covering the early Compton wills; see the next section below.

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

Archive Records

Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.

Original Wills 1616-1670

Family History Library Records

Original Wills 1616-1670

Jurisdiction

The Court of the Peculiar of Compton held jurisdiction over the parish of Compton.

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