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Probate is the legal court process by which the estate of a deceased person is distributed to his or her heirs. The term probate refers to a collection of documents, including wills, administrations (also called admons), inventories, and act books.

Below is a list of Hertfordshire towns and parishes beginning with the letter A and the pre-1858 courts that had jurisdiction over them. For other places, click on a letter link: BC-GH-LM-ST-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. Find the place where your ancestor lived in the first column.
2. Click on the court name in the second column to learn where to find the records and indexes.
3. Click on each name of the court in the third column if the record isn't found in the first court.
4. Search last the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.


If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.

PARISH FIRST COURT TO SEARCH
NEXT COURTS TO SEARCH
Albury Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral; Post-1844 - Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1844

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

Aldbury Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Aldenham Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Abbots Langley Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Anstey Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Ardeley Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Ashwell Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Aspenden Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Aston Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Ayot St Lawrence Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford

Ayot St Peter Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Herts div.) 2 - Pre-1614: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

2 - Post-1813: Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans

3 - Pre-1614: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Post-1613: Court of the Archdeacon of Bedford


 

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