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Here is a list of the places of Kent beginning with the letter E and the pre-1858 ecclesiastical probate courts that had jurisdiction over each.

For other parishes, click on the letter the parish name begins with.

 A  B  C  D  F-G  H  I-K  L  M-N  O-R  S  T-V  W-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. 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 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
East Barming Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

East Cliffe Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
East Farleigh Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
East Greenwich, Christ Church Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
East Langdon Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

East Malling Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
East Peckham Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
East Peckham, Holy Trinity Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
East Sutton Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
East Wickham Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Eastbridge Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Eastchurch Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Eastling Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Eastry Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Eastwell Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Ebony Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Edenbridge Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Egerton Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Elham Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Elmley Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Elmsted Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Elmstone Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Eltham [St John the Baptist] Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Erith Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Eynsford Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Eythorne Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)

 

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