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== Step By Step  ==
 
== Step By Step  ==
  
1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will or administration (admon), writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.<br>2. Proceed to the "Probate Records of This Court" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.<br>3. Contact or visit the Herefordshire Record Office, or,&nbsp;hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.<br>4. Visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes to probate records;&nbsp;then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the&nbsp;original wills and admons also&nbsp;on microfilm via any&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp centers]&nbsp;near you.  
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1. First [https://www.familysearch.org/ search] each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will or administration (admon), writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.<br>2. Proceed to "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.<br>3. Contact or visit the Breconshire Record Office, or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.<br>4. Visit The [[Family History Library|Family History Library]], or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes to probate records;&nbsp;then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the&nbsp;original wills and admons also&nbsp;on microfilm via any&nbsp;[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|centers]]&nbsp;near you.
  
 
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==
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Here are some [http://cat.llgc.org.uk/cgi-bin/gw/chameleon?&lng=en&skin=profeb Breconshire Wills 1543-1858 online] at&nbsp;The National&nbsp;Library of&nbsp;Wales&nbsp;&nbsp;  
 
Here are some [http://cat.llgc.org.uk/cgi-bin/gw/chameleon?&lng=en&skin=profeb Breconshire Wills 1543-1858 online] at&nbsp;The National&nbsp;Library of&nbsp;Wales&nbsp;&nbsp;  
  
==== Printed Indexes  ====
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Also Brecon Diocese wills that cover Hereford parishes pre-1852. [http://www.lhsarchive.org.uk/ Longtown Historical Society]
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==== Printed and Published Indexes  ====
  
 
&nbsp; Indexes 1660-1858  
 
&nbsp; Indexes 1660-1858  
  
==== Indexes in The Family History Library ====
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Indexes in The Family History Library:
  
 
The original and microfilmed records include indexes. The Family History Library has film copies of the following indexes:  
 
The original and microfilmed records include indexes. The Family History Library has film copies of the following indexes:  
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=107760&disp=Registered+copies+of+wills%2C+1575-185++ Indexes of Wills 1660-1857]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=718458&disp=Mynegai+i+ewyllysiau+Aberhonddu+Brecon+p++ Brecon probate index, 1660-1857]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=149115&disp=An+index+to+Brecknockshire+wills++ An index to Brecknockshire wills] (no years given)  
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*{{FHL|149115|title-id|disp=An index to Brecknockshire wills}} (no years given)  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=693492&disp=Mynegai+i+ewyllysiau+Tyddewi+St.+David++ St. David's probate index, 1556-1858]
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*{{FHL|693492|title-id|disp=St. David's probate index, 1556-1858}}
  
== The Records  ==
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== Records  ==
  
==== Probate Records of This Court Held in This Archive ====
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==== Archive Location ====
 
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The original records are deposited at the
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==== Archive Records ====
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Powys County Archives Office<br>Powys County Hall<br>Spa Road East<br>Llandrindod Wells<br>Powys LD1 5LG  
 
Powys County Archives Office<br>Powys County Hall<br>Spa Road East<br>Llandrindod Wells<br>Powys LD1 5LG  
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Tel: 44 (0)1597 826088<br>[http://www.powys.gov.uk/index.php?id=647&L=0 Website]  
 
Tel: 44 (0)1597 826088<br>[http://www.powys.gov.uk/index.php?id=647&L=0 Website]  
  
==== Probate Records of This Court Held in This Archive  ====
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==== Archive Records ====
  
 
The records&nbsp;include:  
 
The records&nbsp;include:  
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Records have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake&nbsp;City and through the many family history centers world-wide. They include:&nbsp;  
 
Records have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake&nbsp;City and through the many family history centers world-wide. They include:&nbsp;  
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=107760&disp=Registered+copies+of+wills%2C+1575-185++ Registered Wills 1575-1858]
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*{{FHL|107760|title-id|disp=Registered Wills 1575-1858}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=670151&disp=Admons%2C+wills%2C+and+inventories%2C+15++ Administrations &amp; Inventories 1557-1857]
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*{{FHL|670151|title-id|disp=Administrations &amp; Inventories 1557-1857}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=128256&disp=Abstracts+and+indexes+of+original+wills++ Abstracts Abstracts &amp;&nbsp;Indexes of Original Wills 1575-1858]
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*{{FHL|128256|title-id|disp=Abstracts&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;Indexes of Original Wills 1575-1858}}<br>
  
 
== Jurisdiction  ==
 
== Jurisdiction  ==
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Return to the [[Herefordshire Probate Records]] and the [[Breconshire Probate Records]] page.  
 
Return to the [[Herefordshire Probate Records]] and the [[Breconshire Probate Records]] page.  
  
[[Category:Herefordshire]] [[Category:Breconshire]]
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[[Category:Wales]]

Latest revision as of 16:35, 20 December 2011

England Gotoarrow.png Herefordshire Gotoarrow.png Breconshire Probate Records Herefordshire Probate Records, Worcestershire Probate Records ,Gloucestershire Probate Records

Contents

Step By Step

1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will or administration (admon), writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.
2. Proceed to "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.
3. Contact or visit the Breconshire Record Office, or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.
4. Visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes to probate records; then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the original wills and admons also on microfilm via any centers near you.

Indexes

Online Indexes

Here are some Breconshire Wills 1543-1858 online at The National Library of Wales  

Also Brecon Diocese wills that cover Hereford parishes pre-1852. Longtown Historical Society

Printed and Published Indexes

  Indexes 1660-1858

Indexes in The Family History Library:

The original and microfilmed records include indexes. The Family History Library has film copies of the following indexes:

Records

Archive Location

Powys County Archives Office
Powys County Hall
Spa Road East
Llandrindod Wells
Powys LD1 5LG

WALES

E-mail: archives@powys.gov.uk

Tel: 44 (0)1597 826088
Website

Archive Records

The records include:

  • Original wills, administrations, and inventories, 1603; 1609-1858 (some missing years)
  • Register Copy Wills, 1543-1858

Family History Library Records

Records have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and through the many family history centers world-wide. They include: 

Jurisdiction

This court held Probate jurisdiction over the counties of Breconshire and Radnorshire. It also held concurrent jurisdiction over the following eight Herefordshire parishes:

  • Clodock
  • Dulas
  • Ewyas Harold
  • Llancillo
  • Michaelchurch Eskley
  • Rowlston
  • St. Margaret
  • Walterston

Return to the Herefordshire Probate Records and the Breconshire Probate Records page.


 

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