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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Westmorland]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Westmorland Probate Records]]  
  
Before 1858, every town and parish in Westmorland was under the probate jurisdiction of a primary court and several secondary courts. When looking for a will of an ancestor in this county, search the courts in the order listed. It's best to search an index first. Indexes are mentioned on the individual court pages. To link to the court page, you need to see the jurisdiction tables. Below is the jurisdiction table for places starting with the letter B. Click on one of the following letters to go to another jurisdiction table.
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Here is a table of places in Westmorland beginning with the letter A. For other parishes, click on a link:<br>
  
[[Westmoreland Probate Records|A]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with B|B]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with D through G|D-G]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with H|H<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1238518000821_104" />]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with K|K]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with L|L]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with M|M]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Places Beginning with N through R|N-R]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Places Beginning with S|S]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Places Beginning with T through Z|T-Z]]. <br><br>
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The courts listed for each place are those that had jurisdiction over probating wills prior to 1858. To use this table, follow these steps.
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#In the first column, find the place where your ancestor lived.
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#In the second column, click on the court name to learn where to find the records and indexes.
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#If the record isn't found in the primary court, search the records for the secondary courts in the order listed.
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#If the record still isn't found, search the records for the [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]].
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If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.  
  
 
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Revision as of 17:15, 20 May 2009

England Gotoarrow.png  Westmorland Gotoarrow.png Westmorland Probate Records

Here is a table of places in Westmorland beginning with the letter A. For other parishes, click on a link:

  A   B   D-G   H   K   L   M   N-R   S   T-Z

The courts listed for each place are those that had jurisdiction over probating wills prior to 1858. To use this table, follow these steps.

  1. In the first column, find the place where your ancestor lived.
  2. In the second column, click on the court name to learn where to find the records and indexes.
  3. If the record isn't found in the primary court, search the records for the secondary courts in the order listed.
  4. If the record still isn't found, search the records for the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.

PLACES PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS
Cliburn Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York


Clifton Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York


Crook 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 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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


Crosby Garrett Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York


Crosby Ravensworth Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York


Crosscrake 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 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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


Crosthwaite 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 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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