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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.

Here is a list of the Northamptonshire places beginning with the letter A and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them.

For other places, click on the letter the place name begins with:

 A    B    C    D-F    G-H    I-M    N-P    Q-S    T-U    V-Z


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 PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
Abington Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Abthorpe Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Addington, Great Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Addington, Little Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Adstone Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Alderton Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Aldwincle All Saints Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton

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

1541-1597

2 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton

Post-1597

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Aldwincle St Peter Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton

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

1541-1597

2 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton

Post-1597

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Althorp Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Apethorpe with Woodnewton Pre-1851 - Court of the Peculiar of Nassington; Post-1850 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton Pre-1851

2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln

3 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon

4 - Pre-1837: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

4 - Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)

Post-1850

2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Arthingworth Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Ashby St Ledgers Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Ashby, Canons Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Ashby, Castle Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Ashby, Cold Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Ashby, Mears Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Ashley Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton

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

1541-1597

2 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton

Post-1597

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Ashton Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Aston le Walls Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Aynhoe Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton 2 - Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - 1541-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

2 - Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Pre-1541 & Post-1597: Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury


 

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