Court of the Peculiar of the Treasurer of Salisbury in the Prebendal of Calne

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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.


Online Indexes

Here two websites providing online indexes to Wiltshire Wills:

  • The Wiltshire County Record Office's [online Will Index 1540-1858]
  • Genuki provides a gateway to these 1000 abstract Wills

Printed and Manuscript Indexes

Indexes in The Family History Library

The Records

Archive Location

Wiltshire and Swindon Archives

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

Cocklebury Road


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Probate Records of This Court Held in This Archive

Original Wills & Administrations 1610-1858

Inventories 1610-17858

Probate Records of This Court in The Family History Library

Original Wills 1792-1799

Abstracts of Wills for Calne. Years not given

Name Abstracts Calne 1800-1858


Court has jurisdiction over: Alderbury with Farley and Pitton, Berwick Bassett, Blackland, Cherhill & Figheildean. Treasurer's jurisdiction uninhibited.