Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Highworth

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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 at The Family History Library

The Records

Archive Location

Wiltshire and Swindon Archives

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

Cocklebury Road

Chippenham

Wiltshire SN15 3QN

ENGLAND

Email: archives@wiltshire.gov.uk  

Tel: 44 (0)1249 705500

Fax: 44 (0)1249 705527 Website

Archive Records

Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.

Original Wills 1609; 1623-1857 Inventories 1623-1857

Probate Records of This Court in The Family History Library

Original Wills 1634-1799

Jurisdictions

This court had jurisdiction in Highworth, South Marston, Sevenhampton and Broad Blunsden.