Difference between revisions of "Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Salisbury"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 5: Line 5:
 
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.<br>2. Proceed to the "Probate Records of This Court" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.<br>3. Contact or visit the Wiltshire 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. 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.  
 
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.<br>2. Proceed to the "Probate Records of This Court" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.<br>3. Contact or visit the Wiltshire 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. 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>
  
 
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==
  
== Records ==
+
==== Online Indexes ====
  
==== Archive Locations  ====
+
Here are two websites providing online indexes to Wiltshire Wills:
  
Wiltshire and Swindon Archives
+
*The Wiltshire County Record Office's [http://history.wiltshire.gov.uk/heritage/index.php online Will Index 1540-1858] <br>*Genuki provides a gateway to these [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/BRKwills/ 1000 abstract Wills]
  
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
+
==== Indexes in The Family History Library  ====
  
Cocklebury Road
+
**[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=988977&disp=Wiltshire+wills+beneficiaries+index%2C+1++ Wills Beneficiaries Index 1800-1854]
  
Chippenham
+
== The Records  ==
  
Wiltshire SN15 3QN
+
==== Archive Location  ====
  
ENGLAND
+
The original records are deposited at the [http://www.wshc.eu/about-wshc/archives/200.html Wiltshire and Swindon Archives and History Centre].&nbsp;
  
Email: [mailto:archives@wiltshire.gov.uk archives@wiltshire.gov.uk] &nbsp;  
+
==== Probate Records of This Court Held in This Archive&nbsp; ====
  
Tel: 44 (0)1249 705500
+
They include:  
  
Fax: 44 (0)1249 705527
+
*Original wills, administrations and inventories, 1600-1857&nbsp;&nbsp;
  
[http://www.wshc.eu/about-wshc/archives.html Website]
+
==== Probate Records of This Court In The Family History Library  ====
  
==== Archive Records  ====
+
Many of the records have been microfilmed and are available&nbsp;at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library] and through [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers] and they include following:
  
==== Family History Library Records ====
+
*
 +
 
 +
== Jurisdiction ==
  
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
 
This court had jurisdiction in Bishops Cannings with Southbroom, Britford, and Homington. Jurisdiction uninhibited.  
 
This court had jurisdiction in Bishops Cannings with Southbroom, Britford, and Homington. Jurisdiction uninhibited.  
 +
 
[[Category:Probate_records_in_England]]
 
[[Category:Probate_records_in_England]]

Revision as of 00:27, 9 December 2009

Return to the Wiltshire Probate Records page.

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 the "Probate Records of This Court" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.
3. Contact or visit the Wiltshire 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. 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

Online Indexes

Here are two websites providing online indexes to Wiltshire Wills:

Indexes in The Family History Library

The Records

Archive Location

The original records are deposited at the Wiltshire and Swindon Archives and History Centre

Probate Records of This Court Held in This Archive 

They include:

  • Original wills, administrations and inventories, 1600-1857  

Probate Records of This Court In The Family History Library

Many of the records have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library and through family history centers and they include following:

Jurisdiction

This court had jurisdiction in Bishops Cannings with Southbroom, Britford, and Homington. Jurisdiction uninhibited.