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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire Probate Records]]  
  
 
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:  
 
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:  
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| '''Weeton''' [a chapelry in Kirkham Parish]  
 
| '''Weeton''' [a chapelry in Kirkham Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Amounderness  
 
| [[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]]  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
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3 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]  
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
 
4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
 
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| '''Werneth''' [chapelry in Prestwich Parish]
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| '''Werneth''' [chapelry in Prestwich Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
| Pre-1541 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| '''Westleigh St Paul''' [chapelry in Leigh Parish]
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| '''Westleigh St Paul''' [chapelry in Leigh Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
| Pre-1541 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| '''Whalley '''(see [[A Comprehensive List of Whalley Chapelries, Parishes beginning with We-Z|A Comprehensive List of Whalley Chapelries]])  
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| '''Whalley '''(see [[A Comprehensive List of Whalley Chapelries]])  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
| Pre-1541 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| '''Whitechapel''' [chapelry in Krikham Parish]
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| '''Whitechapel''' [chapelry in Krikham Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Amounderness  
 
| [[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]]  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
 
4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
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| '''Whitewell '''[Chapelry in Whalley Parish]  
 
| '''Whitewell '''[Chapelry in Whalley Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
| Pre-1541 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| '''Whittington'''  
 
| '''Whittington'''  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Lonsdale  
 
| [[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]]  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
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3 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]  
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
 
4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
 
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| '''Whittle le Woods''' [chapelry in Leyland Parish]
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| '''Whittle le Woods''' [chapelry in Leyland Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
| Pre-1541 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| '''Whitworth''' [chapelry in Rochdale Parish]
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| '''Whitworth''' [chapelry in Rochdale Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
| Pre-1541 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| '''Wigan''', all parishes
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| '''Wigan '''(see "[[A Comprehensive List of Wigan Parishes and Chapelries|A Comprehensive List of Wigan Parishes and Chapelries"]])]
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
| Pre-1541 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| '''Winwick'''  
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| '''Winwick''' [see a [[List of Chapels in the Parish of Winwick]]]
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
| Pre-1541 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| '''Withnell '''[chapelry in Leyland Parish''' '''
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| '''Withnell '''[chapelry in Leyland Parish''' '''  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
| Pre-1541 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]  
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| [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury|Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]  
 
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| '''Witton''' [chapelry in Blackburn Parish]
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| '''Witton''' [chapelry in Blackburn Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
| Pre-1541 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]  
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| [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury|Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]  
 
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| '''Woodland''' [chapelry in Kirby Ireleth Parish]
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| '''Woodland''' [chapelry in Kirby Ireleth Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
 
| [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]] 3 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| '''Woodplumpton''' [chapelry in St Michael on Wyre Parish]
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| '''Woodplumpton''' [chapelry in St Michael on Wyre Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Amounderness  
 
| [[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]]  
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
 
4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
 
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| '''Woolton, Much''' [chapelry in Childwall Parish]
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| '''Woolton, Much''' [chapelry in Childwall Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
| Pre-1541 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]  
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| [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury|Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]  
 
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| '''Worsley''' [chapelry in Eccles Parish]
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| '''Worsley''' [chapelry in Eccles Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
| Pre-1541 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]  
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| [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury|Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]  
 
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| '''Worsthorne '''[Chapelry in Whalley Parish]  
 
| '''Worsthorne '''[Chapelry in Whalley Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]  
| Pre-1541 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]  
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| [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury|Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]  
 
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| '''Wray''' [chapelry in Melling Parish]
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| '''Wray''' [chapelry in Melling Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Lonsdale  
 
| [[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]]  
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| '''Wyresdale '''[Chapelry in Lancaster Parish]  
 
| '''Wyresdale '''[Chapelry in Lancaster Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Amounderness  
 
| [[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]]  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
 
4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
 
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| '''Yate and Pickup Bank''' [chapelry in Whalley Parish]
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| '''Yate and Pickup Bank''' [chapelry in Whalley Parish]  
 
| Search the courts of the surrounding parishes  
 
| Search the courts of the surrounding parishes  
 
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| '''Yealand Conyers '''chapelry in Warton Parish]
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| '''Yealand Conyers '''chapelry in Warton Parish]  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Kendal  
 
| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Kendal  
| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]] 3 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]  
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
 
4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
 
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Revision as of 19:19, 3 August 2010

England Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Probate Records

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

Once you have identified a court, click on a court name to access indexes or go to the Lancashire Will Index.

PARISH PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
Weeton [a chapelry in Kirkham 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

Werneth [chapelry in Prestwich Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

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

Westleigh St Paul [chapelry in Leigh Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) 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

Whalley (see A Comprehensive List of Whalley Chapelries) Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

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

Whitechapel [chapelry in Krikham 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

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

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

Whittington 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

Whittle le Woods [chapelry in Leyland Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

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

Whitworth [chapelry in Rochdale Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

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

Wigan (see "A Comprehensive List of Wigan Parishes and Chapelries")] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

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

Winwick [see a List of Chapels in the Parish of Winwick] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)

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

Withnell [chapelry in Leyland Parish  Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) 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

Witton [chapelry in Blackburn Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) 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

Woodland [chapelry in Kirby Ireleth Parish] Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

Woodplumpton [chapelry in St Michael on Wyre 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

Woolton, Much [chapelry in Childwall Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) 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

Worsley [chapelry in Eccles Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) 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

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

Wray [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

Wyresdale [Chapelry in Lancaster 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

Yate and Pickup Bank [chapelry in Whalley Parish] Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Yealand Conyers chapelry in Warton Parish] Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Kendal

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