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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hertfordshire|Hertfordshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hertfordshire Probate Records]]''
  
Here is a list of Hertfordshire places beginning with letters H through L and the pre1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them. 
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''Probate'' is the legal court process by which the estate of a deceased person is distributed to his or her heirs. The term ''probate'' refers to a collection of documents, including [[W genealogical glossary terms|wills]], [[A genealogical glossary terms|administrations]] (also called admons), [[I genealogical glossary terms|inventories]], and [[A genealogical glossary terms|act books]]. <br>
  
For other places, click on a letter link:&nbsp; [[Hertfordshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes beginning with A|A]], [[Hertfordshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes B|B]], [[Hertfordshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes C-G|C-G]], [[Hertfordshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes M-S|M-S]], [[Hertfordshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes T-Z|T-Z]]  
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Here is a list of Hertfordshire places beginning with letters H through L and the pre1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them.&nbsp; For other places, click on a letter link:&nbsp; [[Hertfordshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes beginning with A|A]], [[Hertfordshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes B|B]], [[Hertfordshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes C-G|C-G]], [[Hertfordshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes M-S|M-S]], [[Hertfordshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes T-Z|T-Z]]  
  
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The courts listed for each place are those that had jurisdiction over probating wills prior to 1858. To use this table, follow these steps.<br>1. Find the place where your ancestor lived in the first column. <br>2. Click on the court name in the second column to learn where to find the records and indexes.<br>3. Click on each name of the court in the third column if the record isn't found in the first court.<br>4. Search last the [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]].
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<br>If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.
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! width="40%" style="background: rgb(255, 222, 173) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | FIRST COURT TO SEARCH<br>
! width="40%" style="background: rgb(255, 222, 173) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
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! width="40%" style="background: rgb(255, 222, 173) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | NEXT COURTS TO SEARCH
 
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| Harpenden  
 
| Harpenden  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Hatfield St Mary  
 
| Hatfield St Mary  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Hemel Hempstead  
 
| Hemel Hempstead  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Hertford All Saints with St John  
 
| Hertford All Saints with St John  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Hertford St Andrew with St Nicholas and St Mary  
 
| Hertford St Andrew with St Nicholas and St Mary  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Hertingfordbury  
 
| Hertingfordbury  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Hexton  
 
| Hexton  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of London]] (Episcopal Consistory)
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
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| High Cross  
 
| High Cross  
| [[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 and Hertfordshire Division)  
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| 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)]]
  
 
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| Hinxworth  
 
| Hinxworth  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Hitchin  
 
| Hitchin  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Hoddesdon  
 
| Hoddesdon  
| [[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 and Hertfordshire Division)  
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| 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)]]
  
 
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| Hunsdon  
 
| Hunsdon  
| [[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 and Hertfordshire Division)  
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| 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)]]
  
 
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| Ickleford  
 
| Ickleford  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Kelshall  
 
| Kelshall  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Kensworth  
 
| Kensworth  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Kimpton  
 
| Kimpton  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| King's Langley  
 
| King's Langley  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| King's Walden
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| King's Walden  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Knebworth  
 
| Knebworth  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Layston  
 
| Layston  
| [[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 and Hertfordshire Division)  
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| 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)]]
  
 
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|-
 
| Letchworth  
 
| Letchworth  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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|-
 
| Leverstock Green  
 
| Leverstock Green  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of London]] (Episcopal Consistory)
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
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|-
 
| Lilley  
 
| Lilley  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Little Berkhampstead
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| Little Berkhampstead  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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|-
| Little Gaddesden
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| Little Gaddesden  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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|-
 
| Little Hadham  
 
| Little Hadham  
| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London]] (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)  
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| [[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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|-
 
| Little Hormead  
 
| Little Hormead  
| [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London]] (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)  
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| [[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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| Little Munden
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| Little Munden  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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| Little Wymondley
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| Little Wymondley  
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]] (Hitchin Division)
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.)]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
 
| 2 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon]]  
2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans]]  
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2 - Post-1813: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans]]  
  
3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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3 - Pre-1614: [[Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)]]
  
3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford]]  
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3 - Post-1613: [[Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford]]  
  
 
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[[Category:Probate records in Hertfordshire|H-L]]
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[[Category:Hertfordshire]]

Revision as of 19:22, 8 June 2010

England Gotoarrow.png Hertfordshire Gotoarrow.png Hertfordshire Probate Records

Probate is the legal court process by which the estate of a deceased person is distributed to his or her heirs. The term probate refers to a collection of documents, including wills, administrations (also called admons), inventories, and act books.

Here is a list of Hertfordshire places beginning with letters H through L and the pre1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them.  For other places, click on a letter link:  A, B, C-G, M-S, T-Z

The courts listed for each place are those that had jurisdiction over probating wills prior to 1858. To use this table, follow these steps.
1. Find the place where your ancestor lived in the first column.
2. Click on the court name in the second column to learn where to find the records and indexes.
3. Click on each name of the court in the third column if the record isn't found in the first court.
4. Search last the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.


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

PARISH FIRST COURT TO SEARCH
NEXT COURTS TO SEARCH
Harpenden Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Hatfield St Mary Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Hemel Hempstead Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Hertford All Saints with St John Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Hertford St Andrew with St Nicholas and St Mary Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Hertingfordbury Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Hexton Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
High Cross 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)

Hinxworth Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Hitchin Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Hoddesdon 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)

Hunsdon 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)

Ickleford Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Kelshall Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Kensworth Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Kimpton Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

King's Langley Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

King's Walden Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Knebworth Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Layston 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)

Letchworth Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Leverstock Green Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Lilley Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Little Berkhampstead Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Little Gaddesden Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Little Hadham Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Little Hormead Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Little Munden Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Little Wymondley Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford