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[[Pembrokeshire Probate Records]] [[Cardiganshire Probate Records]] [[Carmarthenshire Probate Records]] [[Glamorganshire Probate Records]] [[Herefordshire Probate Records]]  
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[[Wales]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Pembrokeshire Probate Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cardiganshire Probate Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Carmarthenshire Probate Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Glamorgan Probate Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Herefordshire Probate Records]]  
  
This court had some influence in Hereford parishes. ''See Herefordshire, Pembrokeshire, South Wales probate jurisdictions for full details.''  
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This court had some influence in Hereford parishes. ''See Herefordshire, Pembrokeshire probate jurisdictions for full details.''  
  
 
== 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&nbsp;Record Office (see below), 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 (admin), 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 Record Office (see below), 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 then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the original wills and admins also on microfilm via any&nbsp;[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|centersnear]] you.  
  
 
== Indexes  ==
 
== Indexes  ==
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Here is an [http://cat.llgc.org.uk/cgi-bin/gw/chameleon?&lng=en&skin=profeb online Probate index from 1543-1858] at The National&nbsp;Library of Wales.  
 
Here is an [http://cat.llgc.org.uk/cgi-bin/gw/chameleon?&lng=en&skin=profeb online Probate index from 1543-1858] at The National&nbsp;Library of Wales.  
  
==== Printed Indexes  ====
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==== Printed and Published Indexes  ====
  
 
Probate Indexes 1600-1858  
 
Probate Indexes 1600-1858  
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''Index to wills proved in the Bishop's Court of Hereford Before the Commonwealth Period ''1601-1656 by Stephen J. Kelsey  
 
''Index to wills proved in the Bishop's Court of Hereford Before the Commonwealth Period ''1601-1656 by Stephen J. Kelsey  
 
==== Probate Indexes at the Family History Library  ====
 
 
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=693492&disp=Mynegai+i+ewyllysiau+Tyddewi+St.+David++ Probate Index, 1556-1858]
 
 
==== Indexes in The Family History Library  ====
 
  
 
The original and microfilmed records include indexes. The Family History Library has film copies of the following indexes:  
 
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=566648&disp=Probate+indexes+and+abstracts%2C+1670-++ Probate indexes and abstracts, 1670-1858]
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*{{FHL|693492|title-id|disp=Probate Index, 1556-1858}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=343719&disp=Episcopal+Consistory+Court+of+the+Bishop++ Episcopal Consistory Court of the Bishop of Hereford - Calendar of wills, 1700-1802]
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*{{FHL|566648|title-id|disp=Probate indexes and abstracts, 1670-1858}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=293346&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Indexes to Original Wills &amp; Administrations]
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*{{FHL|343719|title-id|disp=Episcopal Consistory Court of the Bishop of Hereford - Calendar of wills, 1700-1802}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=293346&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in++ Index to wills and inventories 1517-1663]
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*{{FHL|293346|title-id|disp=Indexes to Original Wills &amp; Administrations}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=211004&disp=Index+to+wills+proved+in+the+Bishop%27s+++ Index to wills proved in the Bishop's Court of Hereford 1442-1579]; also in [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=211004&disp=Index+to+wills+proved+in+the+Bishop%27s+%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book]
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*{{FHL|293346|title-id|disp=Index to wills and inventories 1517-1663}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=1470489&disp=Index+to+wills+proved+in+the+Bishop%27s+++ Index to wills proved in the Bishop's Court of Hereford Before the Commonwealth Period 1601-1656]; also in [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=1470489&disp=Index+to+wills+proved+in+the+Bishop%27s+%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book]
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*{{FHL|211004|title-id|disp=Index to wills proved in the Bishop's Court of Hereford 1442-1579}}; also in {{FHL|211004|title-id|disp=FHL book}}
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*{{FHL|1470489|title-id|disp=Index to wills proved in the Bishop's Court of Hereford Before the Commonwealth Period 1601-1656}}; also in {{FHL|1470489|title-id|disp=FHL book}}
  
 
== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==
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==== Archive Records  ====
 
==== Archive Records  ====
  
Original Wills, Administrations, &amp;&nbsp;Inventories 1564; 1578; 1582--1858 (many missing years)  
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Original Wills, Administrations, &amp; Inventories 1564; 1578; 1582--1858 (many missing years)  
  
 
Register Copy Wills 1703-1858  
 
Register Copy Wills 1703-1858  
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==== Family History Library Records  ====
 
==== Family History Library Records  ====
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=668121&disp=Admons%2C+wills%2C+and+inventories%2C+15++ Admons, wills, and inventories, 1556-1858]
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*{{FHL|668121|title-id|disp=Admons, wills, and inventories, 1556-1858}}
 
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*{{FHL|398286|title-id|disp=Wills and administrations 1564-1836}}
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=398286&disp=Wills+and+administrations++ Wills and administrations 1564-1836]
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*{{FHL|397114|title-id|disp=Wills, administrations, inventories 1694-1858}} (many missing years) with index  
 
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*{{FHL|108009|title-id|disp=Will 1603-1703}}<br>
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[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=108009&disp=Wills++ Will 1603-1703]
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== Jurisidictions  ==
 
== Jurisidictions  ==
  
This court held jurisdiction over the counties of Pembrokeshire, Cardiganshire, Camarthenshire and the following Glamorganshire parishes:  
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This court held jurisdiction over the counties of Pembrokeshire, Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and the following Glamorgan parishes:  
  
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[[Category:Wales]]

Latest revision as of 14:24, 28 February 2012

Wales Gotoarrow.png Pembrokeshire Probate Records Gotoarrow.png Cardiganshire Probate Records Gotoarrow.png Carmarthenshire Probate Records Gotoarrow.png Glamorgan Probate Records Gotoarrow.png Herefordshire Probate Records

This court had some influence in Hereford parishes. See Herefordshire, Pembrokeshire probate jurisdictions for full details.

Contents

Step By Step

1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will or administration (admin), 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 Record Office (see below), 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 admins also on microfilm via any centersnear you.

Indexes

Online Probate Indexes

Here is an online Probate index from 1543-1858 at The National Library of Wales.

Printed and Published Indexes

Probate Indexes 1600-1858

Administrations 1700-1740

Unproved Wills 1600-1858

Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica, Series 5,vol. 4 Index to Wills Proved in the Court of the Bishop of Hereford 1444-1578

Index to wills proved in the Bishop's Court of Hereford 1442-1579, by Stephen J. Kelsey

Index to wills proved in the Bishop's Court of Hereford Before the Commonwealth Period 1601-1656 by Stephen J. Kelsey

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

Records

Archives Location

Powys County Archives Office
Powys County Hall
Spa Road East
Llandrindod Wells
Powys
LD1 5LG
Tel: 44 (0)1597 826088

E-mail: archives@powys.gov.uk

Website

Archive Records

Original Wills, Administrations, & Inventories 1564; 1578; 1582--1858 (many missing years)

Register Copy Wills 1703-1858

Act Books 1836-1858

Family History Library Records

Jurisidictions

This court held jurisdiction over the counties of Pembrokeshire, Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and the following Glamorgan parishes:

  • Bishopston
  • Cheriton
  • Ilston
  • Knelston
  • Llandeila
  • Tal-y-bont
  • Llanddewl
  • Llan-giwg
  • Llangennith
  • Llandgyfelach
  • Llanmadog
  • Llanrhidian
  • Llansamlet
  • Loughor
  • Nicholaston
  • Oxwich
  • Oystermouth
  • Pennard
  • Penmaen
  • Penrice
  • Port Einon
  • Reynoldston
  • Rhosli
  • Swansea



 

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