Difference between revisions of "Suffolk Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes beginning with A"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m
(cat.)
(7 intermediate revisions by 5 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Suffolk]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Suffolk Probate Records]]  
+
''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Suffolk]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Suffolk Probate Records]]''
 +
 
 +
<br>''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>
  
 
<br>Here is a list of Suffolk parishes beginning with the letter A and the pre-1858 ecclesiastical courts that had probate jurisdiction over them. Search the courts in the order given. Search indexes first. For indexes, click on the name of a court or return to [[Suffolk Probate Records]].  
 
<br>Here is a list of Suffolk parishes beginning with the letter A and the pre-1858 ecclesiastical courts that had probate jurisdiction over them. Search the courts in the order given. Search indexes first. For indexes, click on the name of a court or return to [[Suffolk Probate Records]].  
Line 6: Line 10:
  
 
<br>
 
<br>
 +
 +
<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]].
 +
 +
 +
 +
If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.
  
 
{| cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="95%" align="center" border="1"
 
{| cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="95%" align="center" border="1"
 
|-
 
|-
! style="background: #ffdead" width="15%" | PARISH  
+
! style="background: rgb(255,222,173); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" width="15%" | PARISH  
! style="background: #ffdead" width="40%" | PRIMARY COURT  
+
! style="background: rgb(255,222,173); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" width="40%" | PRIMARY COURT  
! style="background: #ffdead" width="40%" | SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
+
! style="background: rgb(255,222,173); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" width="40%" | SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Acton Trussell  
 
| Acton Trussell  
Line 19: Line 29:
 
| Adbaston  
 
| Adbaston  
 
| [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Lichfield]]  
 
| [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Lichfield]]  
| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield]] (Episcopal Consistory)
+
| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Aldridge  
 
| Aldridge  
| [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
Line 34: Line 44:
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Alstonfield  
 
| Alstonfield  
| [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Alton  
 
| Alton  
| [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Amblecote  
 
| Amblecote  
| [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
Line 54: Line 64:
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Ashley  
 
| Ashley  
| [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| [[Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Acton  
 
| Acton  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Consistory of Norwich]]  
+
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]  
 
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
 
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
  
Line 65: Line 75:
 
| Akenham  
 
| Akenham  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
| 2 - [[Court of the Bihsop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of Norwich]] (Episcopal Consistory)
+
3 - [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Aldeburgh  
 
| Aldeburgh  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
| 2 - [[Court of the Bihsop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of Norwich]] (Episcopal Consistory)
+
3 - [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Alderton  
 
| Alderton  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
| 2 - [[Court of the Bihsop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of Norwich]] (Episcopal Consistory)
+
3 - [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Aldham  
 
| Aldham  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Consistory of Norwich]]  
+
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]  
 
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
 
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
  
Line 89: Line 99:
 
| Aldringham with Thorpe  
 
| Aldringham with Thorpe  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
| 2 - [[Court of the Bihsop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of Norwich]] (Episcopal Consistory)
+
3 - [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
Line 99: Line 109:
 
| Alpheton  
 
| Alpheton  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Consistory of Norwich]]  
+
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]  
 
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
 
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
  
Line 105: Line 115:
 
| Ampton  
 
| Ampton  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Consistory of Norwich]]  
+
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]  
 
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
 
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
  
Line 111: Line 121:
 
| Ashbocking  
 
| Ashbocking  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
| 2 - [[Court of the Bihsop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of Norwich]] (Episcopal Consistory)
+
3 - [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Ashby  
 
| Ashby  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
| 2 - [[Court of the Bihsop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of Norwich]] (Episcopal Consistory)
+
3 - [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Ashfield with Thorpe  
 
| Ashfield with Thorpe  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
| 2 - [[Court of the Bihsop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of Norwich]] (Episcopal Consistory)
+
3 - [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Ashfield, Great  
 
| Ashfield, Great  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Consistory of Norwich]]  
+
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]  
 
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
 
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
  
Line 135: Line 145:
 
| Aspall  
 
| Aspall  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Consistory of Norwich]]  
+
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]  
 
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
 
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
  
Line 141: Line 151:
 
| Assington  
 
| Assington  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury]]  
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Consistory of Norwich]]  
+
| 2 - Pre-1837: [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]  
 
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
 
2 - Post-1836: [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)
  
Line 147: Line 157:
 
| Athelington  
 
| Athelington  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
 
| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]  
| 2 - [[Court of the Bihsop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Ely]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
3 - [[Court of the Bishop of Norwich]] (Episcopal Consistory)
+
3 - [[Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich]]
  
 
|}
 
|}
  
[[Category:England|England]]
+
[[Category:Probate records in Suffolk|SAA]]

Revision as of 03:30, 29 December 2011

England Gotoarrow.png Suffolk Gotoarrow.png Suffolk 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 Suffolk parishes beginning with the letter A and the pre-1858 ecclesiastical courts that had probate jurisdiction over them. Search the courts in the order given. Search indexes first. For indexes, click on the name of a court or return to Suffolk Probate Records.

For other parishes click on the appropriate letter:  BC-EF-GH-KL-QR-ST-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.

PARISH PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
Acton Trussell Court of the Peculiar of Whittington and Baswich 2 - Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield
Adbaston Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Lichfield 2 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Aldridge Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Alrewas Court of the Peculiar of Alrewas and Weeford 2 - Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield
Alrewas Hays Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Alstonfield Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Alton Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Amblecote Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Arley Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Armitage Court of the Peculiar of Hansacre and Armitage 2 - Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield
Ashley Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Acton Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich

2 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

Akenham Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich

Aldeburgh Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich

Alderton Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich

Aldham Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich

2 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

Aldringham with Thorpe Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich

Alnesbourn Priory Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Alpheton Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich

2 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

Ampton Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich

2 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

Ashbocking Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich

Ashby Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich

Ashfield with Thorpe Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich

Ashfield, Great Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich

2 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

Aspall Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich

2 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

Assington Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich

2 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

Athelington Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk 2 - Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Norwich