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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Yorkshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Yorkshire Probate Records]]''
  
Here is a list of Yorkshire parishes beginning with the letter L and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them. For other parishes, click on a letter link:&nbsp; [[Yorkshire Probate Records|A]], [[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with B|B]], [[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with C|C]], [[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with D|D]], [[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with E and F|E-F]], [[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with G|G]], [[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with H|H]], [[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with I through K|I-K]], [[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with M and N|M-N]], [[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with O through P|O-P]], [[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with Q and R|Q-R]], [[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with S|S]], [[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with T and U|T-U]], [[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with W|W]], [[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with Y|Y]]. <br>
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Here is a list of Yorkshire parishes beginning with the letter L and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them. For other parishes, click on a letter link:  
  
1. In the first column, find the place where your ancestor lived.<br>2. In the second column, click on the court name to learn where to find the records and indexes.<br>3. If the record isn't found in the primary court, search the records for the secondary courts in the order listed.<br>4. If the record still isn't found, search the records for the [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]].<br>5. The last court to search is the [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]].  
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with A|A]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with C|C]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with F|F]]
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| &nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with Ho-Hy|Ho-Hy]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Yorkshire_Probate_Jurisdictions_for_Parishes_Beginning_with_L|L]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with N|N]]
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| &nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with S|Sa-Sk]]
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| &nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with W|Wa-We]]
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| &nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with B|Ba-Bl]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with D|D]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with G|G]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with I|I]]
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| &nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with Ma through Me|Ma-Me]]
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| &nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with O through P|O-P]]&nbsp;
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| &nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with Sl through Sy|Sl-Sy]]
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| &nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with Wh through Wy|Wh-Wy]]
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| &nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with Bo through By|Bo-By]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with E|E]]
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| &nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with H|Ha-Hi]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with K|K]]
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| &nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with Mi through My|Mi-My]]
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| &nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with Q and R|Q-R]]
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| &nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with T and U|T-U]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Yorkshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with Y|Y]]
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<br>1. In the first column, find the place where your ancestor lived.<br>2. In the second column, click on the court name to learn where to find the records and indexes.<br>3. If the record isn't found in the primary court, search the records for the secondary courts in the order listed.<br>4. If the record still isn't found, search the records for the [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]].<br>5. The last court to search is the [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]].  
  
If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.<br><br>&nbsp;
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If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.<br>
  
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| Laithkirk  
 
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
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3 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
  
4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]  
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
 
4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
  
5 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| Leake  
 
| Leake  
 
| Pre-1836 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Bishop of Durham and the Dean and Chapter of Allerton and Allertonshire]];  
 
| Pre-1836 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Bishop of Durham and the Dean and Chapter of Allerton and Allertonshire]];  
Post-1835 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
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Post-1835 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
| Pre-1836  
 
| Pre-1836  
2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)]]
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3 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
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2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
 
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
  
4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
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| Levington, Kirk
 
| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]
 
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
 
  
 
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
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| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
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| [[Court of the Peculiar of the Precentor of York with Prebendal Jurisdiction of Driffield]]
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| 2 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
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| Little Kelk
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| Little London
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
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| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]
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| Little Ouseburn
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| [[Court of the Peculiar of the Precentor of York with Prebendal Jurisdiction of Driffield]]
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| 2 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
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| Long Marston
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
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| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
 
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| London, Little
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| Long Preston
 
| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]  
  
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| Lydgate  
 
| Lydgate  
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
 
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| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
 
| 2 - [[Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York]]  
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Revision as of 22:22, 4 May 2010

England Gotoarrow.png Yorkshire Gotoarrow.png Yorkshire Probate Records

Here is a list of Yorkshire parishes beginning with the letter L and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them. For other parishes, click on a letter link:

   A    C       F  Ho-Hy    L    N  Sa-Sk  Wa-We
 Ba-Bl    D    G    I  Ma-Me  O-P   Sl-Sy  Wh-Wy
 Bo-By    E  Ha-Hi    K  Mi-My  Q-R  T-U    Y


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 Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York.
5. The last court to search is 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
Laithkirk Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Richmond 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Langcliffe Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Langtoft Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Langtoft 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Langton Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Langton upon Swale Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Richmond 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Lastingham Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Laughton en le Morthen Court of the Peculiar of the Chancellor of York with the Prebendal Jurisdiction of Laughton en le Morthen 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Laxton Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Durham within the Jurisdiction of Howden and Howdenshire 2 - Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

5 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Lazenby Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Leake Pre-1836 - Court of the Peculiar of the Bishop of Durham and the Dean and Chapter of Allerton and Allertonshire;

Post-1835 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

Pre-1836

2 - Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

5 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Post-1835

2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Leathley Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Leconfield Court of the Peculiar of the Provost of the Collegiate Church of St John, Beverley 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Ledsham with Fairburn Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Leeds [all parishes] Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Leeming Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Catterick 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Letwell Court of the Peculiar of the Chancellor of York with the Prebendal Jurisdiction of Laughton en le Morthen 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Leven Court of the Peculiar of the Provost of the Collegiate Church of St John, Beverley 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Levisham Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Lightcliffe Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Lindley Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Knaresborough 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Linthwaite Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Linton in Craven Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Little Driffield Court of the Peculiar of the Precentor of York with Prebendal Jurisdiction of Driffield 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Little Kelk Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Little London Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Little Ouseburn Court of the Peculiar of the Precentor of York with Prebendal Jurisdiction of Driffield 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Liversedge Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Liverton Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Lockington Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Lockton Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Lockwood Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Lofthouse Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Loftus Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Londesborough Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Long Marston Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Long Preston Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Longwood Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Lothersdale Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Loversall Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Lowthorpe Court of the Peculiar of the Provost of the Collegiate Church of St John, Beverley 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Luddenden Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Lund Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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

Lunds Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Catterick 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Lydgate Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Lythe Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

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