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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 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.  
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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 "Records" (below) to determine what 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.  
  
 
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Here are two websites providing online indexes to Wiltshire Wills:  
 
Here are two websites providing online indexes to Wiltshire Wills:  
  
*The Wiltshire County Record Office's [http://history.wiltshire.gov.uk/heritage/index.php online Will Index 1540-1858] <br>
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*The Wiltshire County Record Office's [http://history.wiltshire.gov.uk/heritage/index.php online Will Index 1540-1858]  
 
*Genuki provides a gateway to these [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/BRKwills/ 1000 abstract Wills]
 
*Genuki provides a gateway to these [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/BRKwills/ 1000 abstract Wills]
  
==== Indexes in The Family History Library  ====
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==== Printed and Published Indexes ====
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Indexes at the Family History Library include:
  
 
*[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]  
 
*[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]  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=1647597&disp=Wills+at+Salisbury+1464%2D1858%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Index Wills at Salisbury 1464-1858]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=1647597&disp=Wills+at+Salisbury+1464%2D1858%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Index Wills at Salisbury 1464-1858]
  
== The Records  ==
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== Records  ==
  
 
==== Archive Location  ====
 
==== Archive Location  ====
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The original records are deposited at the [http://www.wshc.eu/about-wshc/archives/200.html Wiltshire and Swindon Archives and History Centre].&nbsp;  
 
The original records are deposited at the [http://www.wshc.eu/about-wshc/archives/200.html Wiltshire and Swindon Archives and History Centre].&nbsp;  
  
==== Probate Records of This Court Held in This Archive&nbsp; ====
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==== Archive&nbsp;Records ====
  
 
They include:  
 
They include:  
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*Original wills, administrations and inventories, 1600-1857&nbsp;&nbsp;
 
*Original wills, administrations and inventories, 1600-1857&nbsp;&nbsp;
  
==== 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=titledetails&titleno=389356&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Original Wills &amp; Administrations 1625-1638]  
 
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=389356&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Original Wills &amp; Administrations 1625-1638]  

Revision as of 22:44, 19 January 2010

England Gotoarrow.png Wiltshire Gotoarrow.png Wiltshire Probate Records

This court is also known as the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Sarum.

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 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:

Printed and Published Indexes

Indexes at the Family History Library include:

Records

Archive Location

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

Archive Records

They include:

  • Original wills, administrations and inventories, 1600-1857  

Family History Library Records

Original Wills & Administrations 1625-1638

Jurisdiction

This court had jurisdiction within the following counties for the following places:

Dorset--

  • Stourpaine

Hampshire--

  • Bramshaw

Wiltshire--

  • Bishops Cannings with Southbroom
  • Britford
  • Homington

Its jurisdiction was uninhibited.