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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><br>Here is a list of Lancashire towns and parishes that begin with the letter A and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them.&nbsp; For other places, click on a link:&nbsp;  
 
''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><br>Here is a list of Lancashire towns and parishes that begin with the letter A and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them.&nbsp; For other places, click on a link:&nbsp;  
  
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<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]]. <br>If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.  
 
<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]]. <br>If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.  
  
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Revision as of 21:15, 4 January 2010

England Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Gotoarrow.png Lancashire 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 Lancashire towns and parishes that begin with the letter A and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them.  For other places, click on a link: 

  A    B    C    D-E    F-G    H    I-L    M-N    O-R    S    T-U    Wal-Wav    We-Z


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.

PLACE PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS
Accrington Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Adlington Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Admarsh [Chapelry in Lancaster Parish; known as Bleasdale Chapel] Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Aigburth [St Anne's; near Liverpool] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Ainsworth [or sometimes known as Cockey-Moor; a chapelry in Middleton Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Aldingham St Cuthbert Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Altcar St Michael Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Altham [Chapelry in Whalley Parish]  Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Ancoats St Andrew [Chapelry in Manchester Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Angerton [a place in Hartburn Parish, Northumberland] Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Ardwick St Thomas Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Arkholme [with Cawood; a chapelry in Melling Parish] Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Lonsdale

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Ashton in Makerfield St Thomas [or Ashton-in-the-Willows; a chapelry in Winwick Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Ashton in Makerfield Holy Trinity [Chapelry in Winwick Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Ashton under Lyne St Michael Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Ashton under Lyne Christ Church Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Ashton under Lyne St Peter Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Ashton upon Ribble St Andrew [Chapelry in Preston Parish] Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Ashworth [Chapelry in Middleton Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Astley [Chapelry in Leigh Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Astley-Bridge [Chapelry in Bolton-le-Moors Parish]  Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Atherton [Chapelry in Leigh Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Audenshaw [Chapelry in Ashton-under-Lyne Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Aughton St Michaels Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Aughton [Chapelry in Halton Parish] Peculiar Court of Halton Manor

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness

5 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York