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Here is a list of Dorset places beginning with letters L and M and the pre-1858 ecclesiastical courts that had probate jurisdiction over them. Search the courts in the order given. Search indexes first. For indexes, click on a court name or return to Dorset Probate Records.


For other places, click on a letter link:

A, B, C-D, E-G, H-K, N-R, S-U, V-Z

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. 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
Langton Herring Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Langton Long Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Langton Matravers Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Leigh Court of the Prebendal Peculiar of Yetminster 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury
Leweston Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Lillington Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Littlebredy Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Litton Cheney Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Loders Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Long Bredy Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Long Burton Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Longfleet Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Lulworth, East Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Lulworth, West Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Lydlinch Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Lyme Regis Court of the Prebendal Peculiar of Lyme Regis and Halstock 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury
Lytchett Matravers Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Lytchett Minster Court of the Peculiar of Sturminster Marshall 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Maiden Newton Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Manston Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Mapperton Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Mappowder Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Margaret Marsh Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Marnhull Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Marshwood Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Melbury Abbas Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Melbury Bubb Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Melbury Osmond Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Melbury Sampford Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Melcombe Horsey Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Melcombe Regis Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Melplaish Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Milborne St Andrew Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Milton Abbas Court of the Peculiar of Milton Abbas 2 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset

3 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division

Minterne Magna Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Monkton Wyld Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Morden Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Moreton Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Mosterton Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Motcombe Court of the Peculiar of Gillingham 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury



 

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