Court of the Peculiar of Hartington

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This court had peculiar jurisdiction in the parish of Hartington and chapelry of Earl Sterndale, and in the parishes of Buxton and Winster and the towns or villages of Biggin, Burbage, High Needham, Newham, and Newhaven.  The peculiar was under the superior authority of the Diocese of Lichfield.


The original records are held at the Lichfield Record Office and they include:

  • Original wills, 1752-1858

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


The collection on microfilm includes a Calendar of wills, administrations and inventories.  A calendar is arranged first alphbetically by the beginning letter of a testator's surname and second by date.