Court of the Peculiar of Moreton Magna or Moreton on Lugg

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Step By Step

1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will or administration (admon), 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 The National Library of Wales (see contact information below), or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.
4. Visit The Family 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.


Online Indexes

Here are two links to a few online wills of this court:

Printed and Published Indexes

Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica, Series 5,vol. 4 Index to Wills Proved in the Court of the Bishop of Hereford 1444-1578

Index to wills proved in the Bishop's Court of Hereford 1442-1579, by Stephen J. Kelsey

Index to wills proved in the Bishop's Court of Hereford Before the Commonwealth Period 1601-1656 by Stephen J. Kelsey

The original and microfilmed records include indexes. The Family History Library has film copies of the following indexes:

The Records

Archive Locations

The National Library of Wales 


Cardiganshire SY23 3BU


Tel 44 (0)1970 632 800

Fax 44 (0)1970 615 709



Archive Records 

Original Wills 1668-1810

Registered Wills1668-1854

Administrations 1668-1854

Family History Library Records


This peculiar (special) court held jurisdiction over Moreton on Lugg which is a prebend of Moreton Magna and is not under the jurisdiction of the Bishop's Consistory Court of Hereford.