Court of the Peculiar of Hartington
This court had primary 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:
- Original wills, administrations and inventories from various Peculiar Courts (including Hartington). The records are arranged by first letter of the testator's surname then by date.
The collection on microfilm includes a Calendar of wills, administrations and inventories. A calendar is an index arranged first alphabetically by the beginning letter of a testator's surname and second by date.