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Return to the [[Warwickshire Probate Records]] page  
 
Return to the [[Warwickshire Probate Records]] page  
  
== Probate Indexes  ==
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== Step By Step  ==
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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.
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2. Proceed then to "Records" (see below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.
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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.
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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.
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== Indexes  ==
  
 
Surviving wills and admons to the Peculiar Court of the Prebendal of Hampton-Lucy Parish, also includes the parishes of Alveston and its chapelry--Chilcote, and the Parish of Wasperton have to some extent been indexed with the following ones:  
 
Surviving wills and admons to the Peculiar Court of the Prebendal of Hampton-Lucy Parish, also includes the parishes of Alveston and its chapelry--Chilcote, and the Parish of Wasperton 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=44528&disp=Wills+for+the+Peculiar+Court+of+Hampton%%20%20&columns=*,0,0 1678 to 1790].  
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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|44528|title-id|disp=1678 to 1790}}.  
  
== The Records  ==
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Here's an index for Hampton-Lucy wills from {{FHL|1154064|title-id|disp=1712-1760}}
  
=== Archives Location  ===
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== Records  ==
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==== Archives Location  ====
  
 
The original records are deposited at:  
 
The original records are deposited at:  
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E-mail:  [mailto:conferences@shalespeare.org.uk conferences@shakespeare.org.uk]  
 
E-mail:  [mailto:conferences@shalespeare.org.uk conferences@shakespeare.org.uk]  
  
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Or you can write to learn if they provide a&nbsp;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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Or you can write to learn if they provide a&nbsp;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 there may be microfilm copies available. <br>Start your search in indexes.<br>  
  
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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The records have been microfilmed and are available at the [[Family History Library|Family History Library]] in Salt Lake City and through one of the more than 4,500&nbsp;[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|family history centers]]&nbsp;worldwide.&nbsp; These include:
  
=== Probate Records of This Court Held In This Archive ===
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==== Archive Records  ====
  
Original Wills &amp; Admons &amp; Inventories 1678-1795 Calendars 1678-1858
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Original Wills &amp; Admons &amp; Inventories 1678-1795  
  
=== Probate Records of This Court In The Family History Library  ===
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Calendars 1678-1858
  
Original Wills &amp; Admons &amp; Inventories 1678-1795 Calendars 1678-1858
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==== Family History Library Records ====
  
== Historical Background  ==
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{{FHL|44528|title-id|disp=Original Wills &amp; Admons &amp; Inventories 1678-1795}}
  
The&nbsp;Court of the Peculiar of Hampton-Lucy&nbsp;held court concurrent jurisdiction over the following Warwickshire parishes: Alveston and its chapelry, Chilcote, and Wasperton 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.
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{{FHL|338212|title-id|disp=Calendars of Wills&nbsp;1678-1858}} <br>
  
<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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== Jurisdiction ==
  
== Jurisdiction  ==
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The&nbsp;Court of the Peculiar of Hampton-Lucy&nbsp;held court concurrent jurisdiction over the following Warwickshire parishes: Alveston and its chapelry, Chilcote, and Wasperton 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.
  
 
This peculiar court held jurisdiction&nbsp;over the&nbsp;Parish of Hampton-Lucy&nbsp;as well the Warwickshire parishes of&nbsp;Alveston,&nbsp;Wasperton and Chilcote (a chapelry in Alveston Parish).&nbsp;  
 
This peculiar court held jurisdiction&nbsp;over the&nbsp;Parish of Hampton-Lucy&nbsp;as well the Warwickshire parishes of&nbsp;Alveston,&nbsp;Wasperton and Chilcote (a chapelry in Alveston Parish).&nbsp;  
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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. <br>
 
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>
  
== Strategies, Tips, Other?  ==
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[[Category:Derbyshire Probate Records]] [[Category:Shropshire Probate Records]][[Category:Staffordshire Probate Records]][[Category:Warwickshire Probate Records]]
 
 
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.
 
 
 
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== Searching for probates in this [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=44528&disp=Wills+for+the+Peculiar+Court+of+Hampton++ court].  ==
 
 
 
[[Category:Derbyshire]] [[Category:Shropshire]] [[Category:Staffordshire]] [[Category:Warwickshire]]
 

Latest revision as of 21:51, 3 October 2017

Return to the Warwickshire Probate Records page

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 the Prebendal of Hampton-Lucy Parish, also includes the parishes of Alveston and its chapelry--Chilcote, and the Parish of Wasperton 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 1678 to 1790.

Here's an index for Hampton-Lucy wills from 1712-1760

Records

Archives Location

The original records are deposited at:

'The Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive
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Henley Street'
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire CV37 6QW
England
Telephone: U.K. 01789 201816
Overseas: (+44) 1789 201816

Fax:   (+44) (0)1789 296083
E-mail: library@shakespeare.org.uk or records@shakespeare.ork.uk


Obtaining a copy of a probate record: 

You may visit the Shakespeare Centre via contacting by--

Tel. (+44) (0)1789 201824

Fax: (+44) (0)1789 263248

E-mail:  conferences@shakespeare.org.uk


Or you can write to learn if they provide a 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 there may be microfilm copies available.
Start your search in indexes.

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:

Archive Records

Original Wills & Admons & Inventories 1678-1795

Calendars 1678-1858

Family History Library Records

Original Wills & Admons & Inventories 1678-1795

Calendars of Wills 1678-1858

Jurisdiction

The Court of the Peculiar of Hampton-Lucy held court concurrent jurisdiction over the following Warwickshire parishes: Alveston and its chapelry, Chilcote, and Wasperton 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.

This peculiar court held jurisdiction over the Parish of Hampton-Lucy as well the Warwickshire parishes of Alveston, Wasperton and Chilcote (a chapelry in Alveston Parish). 

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.