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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.
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Here is a table of places in Westmorland beginning with the letter M. For other parishes, click on a link:<br>
  
Here is a list of Westmorland towns and parishes beginning with M.&nbsp; For other places, click on a letter link:&nbsp; [[Westmoreland Probate Records|A]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with B|B]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with C|C]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with D through G|D-G]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with H|H]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with K|K]], [[Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with L|L]], [[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.<br>  
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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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! style="background: #ffdead" width="15%" | PARISH
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! style="background: #ffdead" width="40%" | PRIMARY COURT
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! width="40%" style="background: rgb(255, 222, 173) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | PRIMARY COURT
! style="background: #ffdead" width="40%" | SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
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! width="40%" style="background: rgb(255, 222, 173) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
 
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| Mallerstang  
 
| Mallerstang  
| [[Court of the Bishop of Carlisle]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)]]
| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
 
 
4 -  [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
  
5 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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4 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
  
 
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| Mansergh  
 
| Mansergh  
| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Kendal]]  
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| [[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]]  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
3 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]
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3 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
 
4 -  [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
 
  
5 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
  
 
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| Mardale  
 
| Mardale  
| [[Court of the Bishop of Carlisle]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)]]
| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
 
 
4 -  [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
  
5 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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4 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
  
 
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| Martindale  
 
| Martindale  
| [[Court of the Bishop of Carlisle]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)]]
| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
 
 
4 -  [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
  
5 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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4 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
  
 
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| Marton, Long  
 
| Marton, Long  
| [[Court of the Bishop of Carlisle]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)]]
| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
 
 
4 -  [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
  
5 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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4 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
  
 
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| Middleton  
 
| Middleton  
| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Kendal]]  
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| [[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]]  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
3 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]
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3 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
 
4 -  [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
 
  
5 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
  
 
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| Milburn  
 
| Milburn  
| [[Court of the Bishop of Carlisle]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)]]
| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
 
 
4 -  [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
  
5 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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4 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
  
 
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| Milnthorpe  
 
| Milnthorpe  
| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Kendal]]  
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| [[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]]  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
3 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]
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3 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
 
4 -  [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
 
  
5 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
  
 
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| Morland  
 
| Morland  
| [[Court of the Bishop of Carlisle]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)]]
| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
 
 
4 -  [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
  
5 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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4 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
  
 
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| Musgrave, Great  
 
| Musgrave, Great  
| [[Court of the Bishop of Carlisle]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)]]
| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
  
4 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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4 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
  
5 -  [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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Revision as of 18:11, 20 May 2009

England Gotoarrow.png Westmorland Gotoarrow.png Westmorland Probate Records

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

    A   B   C   D-G   H   K   L   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.

PARISH PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
Mallerstang 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

Mansergh 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

Mardale 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

Martindale 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

Marton, Long 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

Middleton 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

Milburn 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

Milnthorpe 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

Morland 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

Musgrave, Great 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