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Court Jurisdictions by Parish

Before 1858, every town and parish in Staffordshire came under the probate jurisdiction of a primary court and several secondary courts.  When looking for the will of an ancestor, you should search the courts in the order given. 

For an authoritative treatise on each Staffordshire probate court and the parishes comprising them in pre-1858, see Anthony J. Camp's Wills and Their Whereabouts, available at the Family History Library, FHL book #942 S2wa

When and where available, be certain to search indexes first.  For indexes, click on the court name links on the Staffordshire Probates Records page. Staffordshire has several available indexes. When looking for the will of an ancestor, you should search the courts in the order given.  

Here is a list of Staffordshire parishes beginning with the letter A and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them.  For other parishes, click on a letter link:  A, B-G, B,H-L, M-S, T-Z.


PARISH PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
Calton Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Cannock Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Canwell Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Castle Church Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Cauldon Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Caverswall Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Chapel Chorlton Court of the Peculiar of Eccleshall 2 - Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield


Chartley Holme Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Cheadle Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Chebsey Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Checkley Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Cheddleton Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Cheslyn Hay Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Chesterton Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Church Eaton Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Clifton Campville Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Cobridge Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Codsall Court of the Peculiar of Tettenhall 2 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Colton Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Colwich Court of the Peculiar of Colwich 2 - Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Coppenhall Court of the Peculiar of Penkridge 2 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Coseley Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Cotes Heath Court of the Peculiar of Eccleshall 2 - Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield 
Cresswell Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Croxden Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Darlaston Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Darlaston St George Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Derrington Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Dilhorne Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Draycott le Moors Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Drayton Bassett Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Dudley Castle Hill Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Dunston Court of the Peculiar of Penkridge 2 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Eccleshall Court of the Peculiar of Eccleshall 2 - Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield
Edensor Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Edingale Court of the Peculiar of Alrewas and Weeford 2 - Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield
Elford Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Elkstone Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Ellastone Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Ellenhall Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Endon Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Enville Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Etruria Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Ettingshall Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Farewell Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Fazeley Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Fenton Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Forebridge Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Forsbrook Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Forton Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Fradswell Court of the Peculiar of Colwich 2 - Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield
Freeford Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Freehay Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Fulfen Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Fulford Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Gayton Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Gentleshaw Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Gnosall Court of the Peculiar of the Manor of Gnosall 2 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Goldenhill Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Gornal Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Gornal, Upper Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Gratwich Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Grindon Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury



 

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