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Here is a list of Yorkshire parishes beginning with the letters O through P and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them.  For other parishes, click on a letter link:

   A    C        F  Ho-Hy    L    N  Sa-Sk  Wa-We
 Ba-Bl    D    G    I  Ma-Me  O-P   Sl-Sy  Wh-Wy
 Bo-By    E  Ha-Hi    K  Mi-My  Q-R  T-U    Y


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 Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York.
5. The last court to search is 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
Oakworth Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Ormesby Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Osbaldwick Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Osbaldwick; 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Osmotherley Pre-1836 - Court of the Peculiar of the Bishop of Durham and the Dean and Chapter of Allerton and Allertonshire;

Post-1835 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

Pre-1836

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

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

5 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Post-1835

2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Ossett cum Gawthorpe Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Oswaldkirk Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Otley Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Otterington, North with Thornton le Moor and Thornton le Beans Pre-1836 - Court of the Peculiar of the Bishop of Durham and the Dean and Chapter of Allerton and Allertonshire;

Post-1835 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

Pre-1836

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

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

5 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Post-1835

2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Ottringham Court of the Peculiar of the Provost of the Collegiate Church of St John, Beverley .
Ovenden Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Overton with Shipton Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Owston Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Owthorne Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Oxenhope Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Paddock Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Pannal Court of the Peculiar of the Honour of Knaresborough 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Pateley Bridge Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Patrick Brompton Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Catterick 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Patrington Court of the Peculiar of the Provost of the Collegiate Church of St John, Beverley 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Paull with Thorngumbald Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Penistone Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Pickering Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of York 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Pickhill Court of the Peculiar of St Leonard's Hospital, York 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Pitsmoor Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Pockley Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Pocklington with Yapham cum Meltonby and Owsthorpe Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of York 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Pontefract Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Pontefract All Saints Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Pontefract Park Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Pool Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Pottery Field Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Preston in Holderness Court of the Peculiar of the Subdean of York 2 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Pudsey Court of the Peculiar of the Knights of St John of Jerusalem in Manors of Crossley, Bingley, Cottingley and Pudsey 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York


 

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