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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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|&nbsp;centers&nbsp;]]near you.<br>
  
== Probate Indexes  ==
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== Indexes  ==
  
 
Surviving wills and admons to the&nbsp;Court of the Peculiar of Oington have&nbsp;been mostly indexed as follows:  
 
Surviving wills and admons to the&nbsp;Court of the Peculiar of Oington have&nbsp;been mostly indexed as follows:  
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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.  
  
==== Original Handwritten Indexes  ====
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==== Printed and Published Indexes  ====
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Original handwritten indexes:
  
 
There is an index (manuscript) from 1626 to 1771 for Ovington held at the Hampshire Record Office.  
 
There is an index (manuscript) from 1626 to 1771 for Ovington held at the Hampshire Record Office.  
  
==== Microfilmed Indexes at the Family History Library&lt;br&gt;  ====
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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.  
 
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.  
  
The&nbsp;Family History Library has a microfilmed index ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=34164&disp=Hampshire+probate+record+card+indexes%2C++ index Cards]) to the probate records which pertains to each of Hampshire's peculiar probate courts--including Ovington for the years 1626 to 1771.  
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The&nbsp;Family History Library has a microfilmed index ({{FHL|34164|title-id|disp=index Cards}}) to the probate records which pertains to each of Hampshire's peculiar probate courts--including Ovington for the years 1626 to 1771.  
  
 
The Hampshire Record Office&nbsp;also has a type manuscript index covering the early Ovington wills; see the&nbsp;next&nbsp;section below.  
 
The Hampshire Record Office&nbsp;also has a type manuscript index covering the early Ovington wills; see the&nbsp;next&nbsp;section below.  
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== Location of These Probate Records  ==
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== Records  ==
  
'''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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==== Archive Location  ====
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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]  
  
 
[http://www3.hants.gov.uk/archives.htm Website]  
 
[http://www3.hants.gov.uk/archives.htm Website]  
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Opening times:<br>Monday to Friday, 9am-7pm<br>Saturday, 9am-4pm<br>
 
Opening times:<br>Monday to Friday, 9am-7pm<br>Saturday, 9am-4pm<br>
  
=== Probate Records In This Archive ===
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==== Archive Records  ====
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Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.
  
 
Original Wills 1626-1771  
 
Original Wills 1626-1771  
  
=== Probate Records of This Court In The Family History Library  ===
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==== Family History Library Records ====
 
 
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=355295&disp=Original+wills%2C+1626-1771++ Original Wills 1626-1771]
 
 
 
== Historical Background  ==
 
 
 
The Court of the Peculiar&nbsp;of Ovington&nbsp;held jurisdiction over the parish of Ovington. These records are held at the Hampshire Record Office (see above). When a search of this courts’ probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search both the Consistory ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=173613&disp=Administrations%2C+1558%2D1858%20%20&columns=*,0,0 administrations] and [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=175815&disp=Wills+and+inventories%2C+1491%2D1857%20%20&columns=*,0,0 wills]) Archdeaconry ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=175819&disp=Probate+records+for+the+Archdeaconry+Cou%20%20&columns=*,0,0 wills] only) Courts of Winchester as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
 
  
== Strategies, Tips, Other?  ==
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{{FHL|355295|title-id|disp=Original Wills 1626-1771}}
  
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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== Jurisdiction  ==
  
The administrations (admons) for this "peculiar" probate court were processed and granted only through the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=355245&disp=Original+wills+1613-1716++ Consistory Court] of Winchester.  
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The Court of the Peculiar&nbsp;of Ovington&nbsp;held jurisdiction over the parish of Ovington. These records are held at the Hampshire Record Office (see above). When a search of this courts’ probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search both the Consistory ({{FHL|173613|title-id|disp=administrations}} and {{FHL|175815|title-id|disp=wills}}) Archdeaconry ({{FHL|175819|title-id|disp=wills}} only) Courts of Winchester as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.  
  
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 18:51, 18 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 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.

Indexes

Surviving wills and admons to the Court of the Peculiar of Oington 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 1626 to 1771 for Ovington held at the Hampshire Record Office.

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 Ovington for the years 1626 to 1771.

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


Records

Archive 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 1626-1771

Family History Library Records

Original Wills 1626-1771

Jurisdiction

The Court of the Peculiar of Ovington held jurisdiction over the parish of Ovington. These records are held at the Hampshire Record Office (see above). When a search of this courts’ probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search both the Consistory (administrations and wills) Archdeaconry (wills only) Courts of Winchester as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.