Court of the Peculiar of Fawley with Exbury, Lepe, Cadlands, Ower, Holbury, Langley, Stanswood, Butsash, Hardley, Stone, Hythe and BrickmerstonEdit This Page

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Step By Step

1. First History Library 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 the "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

Surviving wills and admons to the Court of the Peculiar of Fawley with Exbury, Lepe, Cadlands, Ower, Holbury, Langley, Stanswood, Butsash, Hardley, Stone, Hythe and Brickmerston have been mostly indexed as follows:

Online Indexes

Here is an online index from 1500's-1857. This is a mostly complete listing of wills for this time period, and can be very helpful to those searching Hampshire probate records.

Printed and Published Indexes

Original Handwritten Indexes:

There is an index (manuscript) from 1561 to 1705 for Fawley with Exbury, Lepe, Cadlands, Ower, Holbury, Langley, Stanswood, Butsash, Hardley, Stone, Hythe and Brickmerston held at the Hampshire Record Office covering most if not all wills in this peculiar court's jurisdiction.

Microfilmed Indexes at the Family History Library:

The indexes as listed in the above are also available in the collection of The Family History Library and they are on microfilm and may be circulated to each of its satellite Family History Centers worldwide.

The Family History Library has a microfilmed index (index Cards] to the probate records which pertains to each of Hampshire's peculiar probate courts--including Fawley with Exbury, Lepe, Cadlands, Ower, Holbury, Langley, Stanswood, Butsash, Hardley, Stone, Hythe and Brickmerston for the years of this peculiar court's jurisdiction from 1561 to 1705.

The Hampshire Record Office also has a type manuscript index covering the early Fawley with Exbury, Lepe, Cadlands, Ower, Holbury, Langley, Stanswood, Butsash, Hardley, Stone, Hythe and Brickmerston wills; see the next section below.

Records

Archives Location

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

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

Original Wills 1561-1707

Family History Library Records

Original Wills 1561-1707

Jurisdiction

The Court of the Peculiar of Fawley with Exbury, Lepe, Cadlands, Ower, Holbury, Langley, Stanswood, Butsash (Fawley Parish), Hardley, Stone, Hythe and Brickmerston held jurisdiction over the parishes of both Fawley and Exbury, and the chapelry of Hythe (attached to Fawley Parish) and the tythings (parish-owned rental lands) of Lepe, Cadlands, Ower, Holbury, Langley, Stanswood, Butsash (Bursash), Hardley, Stone, and Brickmerston. These records are held at the Hampshire Record Office (see above). When a search of this courts’ probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search both the Consistory (administrations and wills) Archdeaconry (wills only) Courts of Winchester as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.


 

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