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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 This Archive" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court. Also see "Probate Records of This Court in The Family History Library".<br>3. Contact or visit Shropshire Record Office&nbsp;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>
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1. First [https://www.familysearch.org/ 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. Also see "Probate Records of This Court in The Family History Library".<br>3. Contact or visit Shropshire Record Office&nbsp;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|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;[https://www.familysearch.org/ centers]&nbsp;near you.
  
 
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==
  
==== Manuscript Indexes ====
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==== Online Indexes ====
  
Index 1697-1858
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==== Printed and Published Indexes ====
  
==== Indexes at the Family History Library  ====
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'''Manuscript Indexes'''
  
*"[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=298862&disp=Calendar+of+Shropshire+wills+and+adminis++ Calendar of Shropshire wills and administrations deposited in the Shrewsbury District Probate Registry, 1630-1857]"
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Index 1635-1858  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=298844&disp=Wills++ Index to Grants 1600-1858]
 
  
== The Records  ==
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'''Indexes at the Family History Library'''
  
=== Archives Location  ===
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*"{{FHL|298862|title-id|disp=Calendar of Shropshire wills and administrations deposited in the Shrewsbury District Probate Registry, 1630-1857}}"
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*{{FHL|298752|title-id|disp=Index to various documents including wills 1635-1858}}
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== Records  ==
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==== Archives Location  ====
  
 
The surviving original records are deposited at:  
 
The surviving original records are deposited at:  
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[http://www.shropshire.gov.uk/archives.nsf Website]&nbsp;  
 
[http://www.shropshire.gov.uk/archives.nsf Website]&nbsp;  
  
==== Probate Records of This Court Held in This Archive ====
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==== Archive Records  ====
  
These include:
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Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.
  
*Original Wills&nbsp;1697-1858
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*Original Wills&nbsp;1635-1858  
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*Act Books
  
==== Probate Records of This in The Family History Library&nbsp;  ====
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==== Family History Library Records ====
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in++ Original Wills, Administrations and inventories&nbsp;1510-1858]
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*{{FHL|338212|title-id|disp=Original Wills, Administrations and inventories&nbsp;1635-1858}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=298844&disp=Wills++ Wills &amp;&nbsp;Index to grants 1600-1858]
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*{{FHL|662130|title-id|disp=Acts of Court}}
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*{{FHL|662130|title-id|disp=Granting of Letters of Administration}}
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*{{FHL|662130|title-id|disp=Announcements of Wills Proved}}
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*{{FHL|662130|title-id|disp=Inventories&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;Minutes}}<br>
  
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== Jurisdiction  ==
  
== Jurisdiction  ==
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This peculiar (smaller) probate court held jurisdiction over the parishes of&nbsp;Alveley, Bobbington, Bridgenorth St Mary, Bridgenorth St Leonard, Claverley, and Quatford in Shropshire.
  
This peculiar (smaller) probate court held jurisdiction over the parish of&nbsp;Prees or otherwise known as Pipe Minor, Shropshire and over Tipton and Stafford St Chad parishes in Staffordshire.
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[[Category: Shropshire]]

Revision as of 16:46, 19 December 2011

Shropshire Probate Records

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. Also see "Probate Records of This Court in The Family History Library".
3. Contact or visit Shropshire 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

Printed and Published Indexes

Manuscript Indexes

Index 1635-1858

Indexes at the Family History Library

Records

Archives Location

The surviving original records are deposited at:

Shropshire Archives
Shropshire Council
Community Services, Castle Gates
Shrewsbury
Shropshire  SY1 2AQ

ENGLAND

Tel  44+ (0)1743 255350
E-mail:  archives@shropshire.gov.uk 

Website 

Archive Records

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

  • Original Wills 1635-1858
  • Act Books

Family History Library Records

Jurisdiction

This peculiar (smaller) probate court held jurisdiction over the parishes of Alveley, Bobbington, Bridgenorth St Mary, Bridgenorth St Leonard, Claverley, and Quatford in Shropshire.