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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 "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, 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>
  
 
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==
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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.  
 
[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.  
  
==== Printed and Published Indexes ====
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==== Printed and Published Indexes ====
  
 
Original handwritten indexes:  
 
Original handwritten indexes:  
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Microfilmed indexes at the Family History Library:  
 
Microfilmed indexes at the Family History Library:  
  
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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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.  
  
 
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.  
 
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.  
  
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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The Hampshire Record Office&nbsp;also has a type manuscript index covering the early Compton wills; see the&nbsp;next&nbsp;section below.
  
 
== Records  ==
 
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==== Family History Library Records ====
 
==== Family History Library Records ====
  
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== Jurisdiction ==
 
== Jurisdiction ==

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.