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''[[England]]&nbsp;[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Essex|Essex]]&nbsp;[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Essex Probate Records|Essex Probate Records]]'' <br>
  
Here is the list of Essex parishes beginning with the letter B, with the probate courts that had jurisdiction over each.&nbsp; They should be searched in the order listed.&nbsp;  
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Below is a list of Essex parishes beginning with the letter 'B' and the ecclesiastical courts with pre-1858 probate jurisdiction over them.&nbsp; Once you have identified a court of interest, search [[Essex Probate Records|indexes]].&nbsp; Search the courts in the order given.&nbsp; Click on a court name for more information about the court.
  
To go to the list for another letter,&nbsp;click on a letter:  
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To see a list of other Essex parishes, click on a letter link:  
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<br><br>1. In the first column, find the place where your ancestor lived.<br>2. In the second column, click on the court name to learn where to find the records and indexes.<br>3. If the record isn't found in the primary court, search the records for the secondary courts in the order listed.<br>4. The last court to search is the [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]].  
 
 
Return to the [[Essex Probate Records|Essex Probate Records]] page.  
 
  
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If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.<br><br>
  
 
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! style="background: #ffdead" width="40%" | PRIMARY COURT  
 
! style="background: #ffdead" width="40%" | SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
 
! style="background: #ffdead" width="40%" | SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
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| Baddow, Great
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
|-
 
| Baddow, Little
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
|-
 
| Bardfield, Great
 
| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
| Bardfield, Little
 
| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Barking  
 
| Barking  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
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|-
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| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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|-
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| Beauchamp Roding
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]
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| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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|-
 
|-
 
| Beaumont with Moze  
 
| Beaumont with Moze  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
 
|-
 
| Beech, High
 
| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
3 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Belchamp St Paul  
 
| Belchamp St Paul  
 
| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral]];  
 
| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral]];  
Post-1844 - [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)]]
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Post-1844 - [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
  
 
| Pre-1845  
 
| Pre-1845  
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2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
|-
 
| Benfleet, North
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
|-
 
| Benfleet, South
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
|-
 
| Bentley, Great
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
|-
 
| Bentley, Little
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Berden  
 
| Berden  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bergholt, West
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| Berners Roding
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Bocking  
 
| Bocking  
| [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Peculiar Deanery of Bocking]]  
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| [[Court of the Peculiar of the Deanery of Bocking]]  
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
3 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Boreham  
 
| Boreham  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Borley  
 
| Borley  
| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Peculiar Deanery of Bocking]];  
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| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Deanery of Bocking]];  
 
Post-1844 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
Post-1844 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
  
 
| Pre-1845  
 
| Pre-1845  
 
2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
3 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
Post-1844  
 
Post-1844  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
|-
 
| Braxted, Great
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
|-
 
| Braxted, Little
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Brentwood  
 
| Brentwood  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
|-
 
| Bromley, Great
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
|-
 
| Bromley, Little
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Broomfield  
 
| Broomfield  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Broxted  
 
| Broxted  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Buckhurst Hill  
 
| Buckhurst Hill  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
 
|-
 
| Bumpstead, Steeple
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Consistory of Norwich]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Consistory of Norwich]]  
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
3 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
 
|-
 
| Bures, Mount
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
 
|-
 
| Burstead, Great
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
|-
 
| Burstead, Little
 
| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Buttsbury  
 
| Buttsbury  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
 
| 2 - [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)]]  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
 
4 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
  
 
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[[Category:Essex]]

Revision as of 20:58, 14 August 2009

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Below is a list of Essex parishes beginning with the letter 'B' and the ecclesiastical courts with pre-1858 probate jurisdiction over them.  Once you have identified a court of interest, search indexes.  Search the courts in the order given.  Click on a court name for more information about the court.

To see a list of other Essex parishes, click on a letter link:


 A   C   D-F    H-K  L   M-N  O-R  S   T-V  W-Z



1. In the first column, find the place where your ancestor lived.
2. In the second column, click on the court name to learn where to find the records and indexes.
3. If the record isn't found in the primary court, search the records for the secondary courts in the order listed.
4. The last court to search is the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.

PARISH PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
Barking Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Barkingside Trinity Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Barling Magna Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral;

Post-1844 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1844

2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Barnston Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Basildon (with Laindon) Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Beauchamp Roding Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Beaumont with Moze Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Belchamp North End Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Belchamp North Wood Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Belchamp Otten Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Belchamp St Paul Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral;

Post-1844 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1844

2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Belchamp Walter Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Berden Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Berechurch Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Berners Roding Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Billericay Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Birch Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Birchanger Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Birdbrook Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Blackmore Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Bobbingworth Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Bocking Court of the Peculiar of the Deanery of Bocking 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)
Boreham Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Borley Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Deanery of Bocking;

Post-1844 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

Pre-1845

2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

Post-1844

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Bowers Gifford Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Boxted Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Bradfield Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Bradwell by Coggeshall Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Bradwell on Sea Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Braintree Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Brentwood Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Brightlingsea Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Broomfield Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Broxted Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Buckhurst Hill Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Bulmer Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bulphan Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Bures St Mary Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Consistory of Norwich

2 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

Burnham on Crouch Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Buttsbury Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)