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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 to "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.

3. Contact or visit the Hampshire Record Office, or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.

4. You can visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes to probate records then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the original wills and admons also on microfilm via any centers near you.

Indexes

Online Indexes

Printed and Published Indexes

Records

Archives Location

Hampshire Record Office
Archives and Local Studies
Sussex Street
Winchester
Hampshire SO23 8TH
tel 01962 846154, fax 01962 878681
Contact the Archives and Local Studies

Website

Opening times:
Monday to Friday, 9am-7pm
Saturday, 9am-4pm

Archive Records

Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.

Original Wills 1569-1720

Family History Library Records

Original Wills 1569-1720

Jurisdiction

The Court of the Peculiar of Bishopstoke held jurisdiction over the parish of Bishopstoke. When a search of this courts’ records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search both the Consistory and Archdeaconry Courts of Winchester as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

The administrations (admons) for this "peculiar" probate court were processed and granted through the [Consistory Court] of Winchester.


 

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