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1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.  
 
1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.  
  
2. Proceed then to the "Records" section (see below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.  
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2. Proceed then to "Records" (see below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.  
  
 
3. Contact or visit the Lichfield Record Office (see address below), to hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf, citing information obtained from the indexes (see next heading). Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.  
 
3. Contact or visit the Lichfield Record Office (see address below), to hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf, citing information obtained from the indexes (see next heading). Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.  
  
4. You can also visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes and wills (see the Family History Library's [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=426796&subject_disp=England%2C+Cheshire+%2D+Probate+records&columns=*,0,0 cataloged entries] providing the microfilm numbers so you can have them circulated to the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp center] near you for searching the wills). The information obtained from the index[es] will help you more quickly search the wills and admons which can also be circulated on microfilm via any family history.  
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4. You can also visit The [[Family History Library|Family History Library]], or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes and wills (see the Family History Library's {{FHL|426796|subject-id|disp=cataloged entries}} providing the microfilm numbers so you can have them circulated to the [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|center]] near you for searching the wills). The information obtained from the index[es] will help you more quickly search the wills and admons which can also be circulated on microfilm via any family history.
  
 
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==
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Surviving wills and admons to the Peculiar Court of Baddesley Clinton have to some extent been indexed with the following ones:  
 
Surviving wills and admons to the Peculiar Court of Baddesley Clinton have to some extent been indexed with the following ones:  
  
=== Printed and Published Indexes ===
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==== Online Indexes ====
  
The British Record Society's Index Library published a calendar for earlier years up to 1790 in [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=485385&disp=Calendars+of+wills+%26+administrations+i%20%20&columns=*,0,0 volume 7], which may be accessed at many major archives in the United Kingdom, such as The National Archives, The British Library, etc.
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==== Printed and Published Indexes  ====
  
=== Microfilmed Indexes at the Family History Library ===
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The British Record Society's Index Library published a calendar for earlier years up to 1790 in {{FHL|485385|title-id|disp=volume 7}}, which may be accessed at many major archives in the United Kingdom, such as The National Archives, The British Library, etc.
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'''Microfilmed Indexes at the Family History Library'''
  
 
The indexes as listed in the above are also available in the collection of The Family History Library and they are on microfilm and may be circulated to each of its satellite Family History [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp Centers] worldwide.  
 
The indexes as listed in the above are also available in the collection of The Family History Library and they are on microfilm and may be circulated to each of its satellite Family History [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp Centers] worldwide.  
  
In addition, the Family History Library has a [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in++ set of Calendars] on microfilm that partially indexes the surnames (by first letter of surname only) available for the years from [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=485385&disp=Calendars+of+wills+%26+administrations+i%20%20&columns=*,0,0 1773 to 1790] only.  
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In addition, the Family History Library has a {{FHL|338212|title-id|disp=set of Calendars}} on microfilm that partially indexes the surnames (by first letter of surname only) available for the years from {{FHL|485385|title-id|disp=1773 to 1790}} only.  
  
== The Records  ==
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== Records  ==
  
=== Archives Location  ===
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==== Archives Location  ====
  
 
The original records are deposited at:  
 
The original records are deposited at:  
  
'''[http://www.Warwickshire.gov.uk/leisure/archives/LichfieldRecordOffice/ Lichfield Record Office] (formerly Lichfield Joint Record Office)'''<br>'''''The Friary''''''<br>'''Lichfield'''<br>'''Staffs''' '''WS13 6QG'''<br>'''England'''<br>Telephone: U.K. 01543 510720<br>Overseas: (+44) 1543 510720<br>
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'''[http://www.Warwickshire.gov.uk/leisure/archives/LichfieldRecordOffice/ Lichfield Record Office] (formerly Lichfield Joint Record Office)'''<br>'''''The Friary''''''<br>'''Lichfield'''<br>'''Staffs''' '''WS13 6QG'''<br>'''England'''<br>Telephone: U.K. 01543 510720<br>Overseas: (+44) 1543 510720<br>Obtaining a copy of a probate record:&nbsp;
  
<br>Obtaining a copy of a probate record:&nbsp;
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You may visit the Lichfield Record Office or contact their research service and request a copy of a probate record (include an index reference in your request). <br>You may visit the Family History Library and search the records on microfilm, or visit a family history center where you can order the films and search them there.
  
You may visit the Lichfield Record Office or contact their research service and request a copy of a probate record (include an index reference in your request). <br>You may visit the Family History Library and search the records on microfilm, or visit a family history center where you can order the films and search them there. <br>Start your search in indexes.<br>
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==== Archive Records  ====
  
The records have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library] in Salt Lake City and through one of the more than 4,500&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers]&nbsp;worldwide.&nbsp; These include:
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Add information.  
  
<br>
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==== Family History Library Records ====
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in++ Calendars 1510-1858]
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The records have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHL/frameset_library.asp Family History Library] in Salt Lake City and through one of the more than 4,500&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers]&nbsp;worldwide.&nbsp; These include:<br>
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in++ Original Wills, Administrations (Admons), &amp;&nbsp;Inventories 1553-1858]<br>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=369905&disp=Probate+records%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Original Wills &amp; Administration (Admons) 1773-1856]&nbsp;(Baddesley Clinton)&nbsp;
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{{FHL|338212|title-id|disp=Calendars 1510-1858}}
  
==== Archive Records  ====
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{{FHL|338212|title-id|disp=Original Wills, Administrations (Admons), &amp;&nbsp;Inventories 1553-1858}}<br>{{FHL|369905|title-id|disp=Original Wills &amp; Administration (Admons) 1773-1856}}&nbsp;(Baddesley Clinton)&nbsp;
 
 
Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.
 
  
 
== Jurisdiction  ==
 
== Jurisdiction  ==
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This peculiar court held jurisdiction&nbsp;over the parish of Baddesley-Clinton.&nbsp;  
 
This peculiar court held jurisdiction&nbsp;over the parish of Baddesley-Clinton.&nbsp;  
  
During the Commonwealth Interregnum from 1653 to 1660, the [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]], in the form of a civil court, had sole probate or testmentary jurisdiction over all of England and Wales. <br>
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During the Commonwealth Interregnum from 1653 to 1660, the [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]], in the form of a civil court, had sole probate or testmentary jurisdiction over all of England and Wales.  
 
 
== Historical Background  ==
 
  
 
The&nbsp;Court of the Peculiar of Baddesley Clinton held jurisdiction over the parish. When a search of this courts’ probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search the Consistory Court of Lichfield as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.  
 
The&nbsp;Court of the Peculiar of Baddesley Clinton held jurisdiction over the parish. When a search of this courts’ probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search the Consistory Court of Lichfield as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.  
  
<br>You can also visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes (see the Family History Library's cataloged entries providing the microfilms so you can have them circulated to the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp center]&nbsp;near you for searching the wills). The information obtained from the index[es] will help you&nbsp;more quickly search the wills and admons which can also be circulated on microfilm via any family history.
 
 
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== Strategies, Tips, Other?  ==
 
 
See the above Indexes or those available through the Family History Library or its many family history centers worldwide for an index to this court.
 
 
To view a list of parishes and their respective probate court jurisdiction, see the "Warwickshire Parishes and Their Probate Jurisdictions" on the [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Warwickshire_Probate_Records main page] for Warwickshire Probate Records.
 
  
When a search of this court's probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search the Prerogative Court of the Exchequer of the Archbishop of York as well.
 
  
 
[[Category:Derbyshire]] [[Category:Shropshire]] [[Category:Staffordshire]] [[Category:Warwickshire]]
 
[[Category:Derbyshire]] [[Category:Shropshire]] [[Category:Staffordshire]] [[Category:Warwickshire]]

Revision as of 23:51, 13 December 2011

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Step By Step

1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.

2. Proceed then to "Records" (see below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.

3. Contact or visit the Lichfield Record Office (see address below), to hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf, citing information obtained from the indexes (see next heading). Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.

4. You can also visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes and wills (see the Family History Library's cataloged entries providing the microfilm numbers so you can have them circulated to the center near you for searching the wills). The information obtained from the index[es] will help you more quickly search the wills and admons which can also be circulated on microfilm via any family history.

Indexes

Surviving wills and admons to the Peculiar Court of Baddesley Clinton have to some extent been indexed with the following ones:

Online Indexes

Printed and Published Indexes

The British Record Society's Index Library published a calendar for earlier years up to 1790 in volume 7, which may be accessed at many major archives in the United Kingdom, such as The National Archives, The British Library, etc.

Microfilmed Indexes at the Family History Library

The indexes as listed in the above are also available in the collection of The Family History Library and they are on microfilm and may be circulated to each of its satellite Family History Centers worldwide.

In addition, the Family History Library has a set of Calendars on microfilm that partially indexes the surnames (by first letter of surname only) available for the years from 1773 to 1790 only.

Records

Archives Location

The original records are deposited at:

Lichfield Record Office (formerly Lichfield Joint Record Office)
The Friary'
Lichfield
Staffs WS13 6QG
England
Telephone: U.K. 01543 510720
Overseas: (+44) 1543 510720
Obtaining a copy of a probate record: 

You may visit the Lichfield Record Office or contact their research service and request a copy of a probate record (include an index reference in your request).
You may visit the Family History Library and search the records on microfilm, or visit a family history center where you can order the films and search them there.

Archive Records

Add information.

Family History Library Records

The records have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and through one of the more than 4,500 family history centers worldwide.  These include:

Calendars 1510-1858

Original Wills, Administrations (Admons), & Inventories 1553-1858
Original Wills & Administration (Admons) 1773-1856 (Baddesley Clinton) 

Jurisdiction

This peculiar court held jurisdiction over the parish of Baddesley-Clinton. 

During the Commonwealth Interregnum from 1653 to 1660, the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury, in the form of a civil court, had sole probate or testmentary jurisdiction over all of England and Wales.

The Court of the Peculiar of Baddesley Clinton held jurisdiction over the parish. When a search of this courts’ probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search the Consistory Court of Lichfield as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.