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Here is a list of the places of Kent beginning with the letters F and G 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  E  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
Fairfield Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Farnborough 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

Farningham 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
Faversham Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Fawkham Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Folkestone [St Mary and St Eanswythe] Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Folkestone Christ Church Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Foots Cray Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester; Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury Pre-1845 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Fordwich Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Frant Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes 2 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) for Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester
Frindsbury Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Frinsted Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Frittenden Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Gillingham [St Mary the Virgin] Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Godmersham Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Goodnestone (near Faversham) Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Goodnestone (near Sandwich) Pre-1547 - Court of the Exempt Jurisdiction of Wingham;

Post-1546 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Goudhurst Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Grain Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Graveney Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Gravesend [St George] Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Great Chart Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Great Mongeham Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Greenwich [St Alfege] 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
Guston Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

 

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