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JURISDICTIONAL COURTS IN ORDER OF USE
PARISH NAME COUNTY PRIMARY COURT 1ST SECONDARY COURT 2ND SECONDARY COURT 3RD SECONDARY COURT 4TH SECONDARY COURT 5TH SECONDARY COURT
Ab Kettleby Leicestershire Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester ** - - - -
Abberley Worcestershire Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Abberton Essex Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex and Hertfordshire Division) Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory) ** - -
Abberton Worcestershire Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Abbey Dore Herefordshire Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Abbot’s Ann Hampshire Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester ** - - - -
Abbots Morton Worcestershire Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Abbotsbury Dorset Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division ** - - -
Abbotsham Devon Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory) Court of the Bishop's Registrar of Exeter ** - -
Abbotskerswell Devon Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory) Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter ** - -
Abbotsley Huntingdonshire Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon Post-1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - -
Abdon Shropshire Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Abenhall Gloucestershire Pre-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Hereford; Post 1541-Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Aberford Yorkshire Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York PCC Delegates -
Abingdon St Helen with St Nicholas Berkshire Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire "Pre-1836: Court of the Bishop of Salisbury (Episcopal Consistory)

Post-1835: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford "

** - - -
Abinger Surrey Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey "Pre-1662

Court of the Bishop of Winchester (Episcopal Consistory)

Post-1661 Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Winchester in the Archdeaconry of Surrey "

"Pre-1662 PCC

Post-1661 PCC "

"Pre-1662 Arches

Post-1661 Arches "

"Pre-1662 Delegates

Post-1661 Delegates "

-
Abington Northamptonshire Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton "Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

1541-1597: PCC Post-1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory) "

Pre-1541 & Post-1597: PCC Arches Delegates - -
Abington Pigotts Cambridgeshire Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - -
Abington, Great Cambridgeshire Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Abington, Little Cambridgeshire Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Abthorpe Northamptonshire Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton "Pre-1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

1541-1597: PCC Post 1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)"

"Pre 1541 & Post 1597 PCC

Arches"

Delegates - -
Acaster Malbis Yorkshire Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York PCC Delegates -
Acaster Selby Yorkshire Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York PCC Delegates -
Accrington [St. James] Lancashire Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) "Pre1541 – PCC

Post 1540 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York"

Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York PCC Delegates
Acklam, East Yorkshire Court of the Peculiar of the Chancellor of York with the Prebendal Jurisdiction of Laughton en le Morthen Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York PCC Delegates
Acklam, West Yorkshire Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York PCC Delegates -
Ackworth Yorkshire Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York PCC Delegates -
Acle Norfolk Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich Court of the Consistory of Norwich ** - - -
Acomb Yorkshire Court of the Peculiar of Acomb Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York PCC Delegates
Aconbury Herefordshire Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Acre, South Norfolk Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk Court of the Consistory of Norwich ** - - -
Acre, West Norfolk Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk Court of the Consistory of Norwich ** - - -
Acrise Kent Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - -
Acton Cheshire Pre-1541 Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) Post-1540 Court of the Bishop of Cheshire (Episcopal Consistory) "Pre1541: PCC;

Post 1540: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York"

"Pre 1541: Arches;

Post 1540: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York"

Pre 1541: Delegates; Post 1540: Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York Post 1540: PCC Post 1540: Delegates
Acton Middlesex Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - -
Acton Suffolk Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury "Pre 1837- Court of the Consistory of Norwich

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

** - - -
Acton Beauchamp Worcestershire Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Acton Burnell Shropshire Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Acton Round Shropshire Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Acton Scott Shropshire Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Acton Trussell Staffordshire Court of the Peculiar of Whittington and Baswich Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield ** - - -
Acton Turville Gloucestershire Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Acton, Iron Gloucestershire Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Adbaston Staffordshire Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Lichfield Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - -
Adderbury with Milton Oxfordshire Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford ** - - - -
Adderley Shropshire Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Addingham Cumberland Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory) Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York PCC Delegates
Addingham Yorkshire Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York PCC Delegates -
Addington Buckinghamshire Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham "Pre 1845: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

Post 1844: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford"

** - - -
Addington Kent Pre 1845: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester; Post 1844: PCC Pre 1845: PCC; Pre 1845: Arches; Pre 1845: Delegates - -
- - - Post 1844: Arches Post 1844: Delegates - - -
Addington Surrey "Pre 1846: Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon, and Shoreham;

Post 1845: Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)"

** - - - -
Addington, Great Northamptonshire Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton "Pre 1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory) 1541-1597: PCC

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

"Pre 1541 & Post 1597: PCC

Arches"

Delegates - -
Addington, Little Northamptonshire Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton "Pre 1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory) 1541-1597: PCC

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

Pre 1541 & 1597: PCC Arches Delegates -
Addlestone Surrey Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey Court of the Bishop of Winchester (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - -
Addlethorpe Lincolnshire Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Adel Yorkshire Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York PCC Delegates -
Adisham Kent Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Adlestrop Gloucestershire Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Adlingfleet Yorkshire Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York PCC Delegates -
Adlington Cheshire "Pre 1541: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)

Post 1540: Court of the Bishop of Cheshire (Episcopal Consistory)"

"Pre 1541: PCC;

Post 1540: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York"

"Pre 1541: Arches;

Post 1540: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York"

"Pre 1541: Delegates;

Post 1540: Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York"

Post 1540: PCC Post 1540: Delegates
Adlington Lancashire Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) "Pre 1541: PCC

Post 1540: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York"

Post 1540: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York Post 1540: Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York Post 1540: PCC Post 1540: Delegates
Admarsh Lancashire Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries – Amounderness Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York PCC Delegates
Adstock Buckinghamshire Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham Pre 1845: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory) Post 1844: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Courts) and Archdeaconry of Oxford ** - - -
Adstone Northamptonshire Court of the Archdeaconry of Northampton Pre 1541: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory) Post 1597: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory) Pre 1541 & Post 1597: PCC Arches Delegates
- - - 1541-1597: PCC - - - -
Advent Cornwall Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall Court of the Bishop of Exchequer (Episcopal Consistory) Episcopal Principal of Registry of Exeter ** - -
Adwell Oxfordshire Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford ** - - - -
Adwick le Street Yorkshire Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York PCC Delegates -
Adwick upon Dearne Yorkshire Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and the Chapter of York PCC Delegates - Alne, Great Warwickshire Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Alnesbourn Priory Suffolk Search the courts of the surrounding parishes - - - - -
Alnham Northumberland Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory) Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York PCC Delegates
Alnmouth Northumberland Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory) Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York PCC Delegates
Alnwick Northumberland Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory) Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York PCC Delegates
Alnwick St Paul Northumberland Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory) Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York PCC Delegates
Alphamstone Essex Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex and Hertfordshire Division) Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex and Hertfordshire Division) Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory) ** - -
Alpheton Suffolk Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury "Pre 1837: Court of the Consistory of Norwich

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

** - - -
Alphington Devon Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Exeter Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory) Court of the Bishop’s Registrar of Exeter ** - -
Alresford Essex Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex and Hertfordshire Division) Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory) ** - -
Alresford Hampshire Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester ** - - - -
Alresford, Old Hampshire "Pre 1845: Court of the Peculiar of Old Alresford with New Alresford and Medstead

Post 1844: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester"

"Pre 1845: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Winchester

Post 1844: PCC"

"Pre 1845: PCC

Post 1844: Arches"

"Pre 1845: Arches

Post 1844: Delegates"

Pre 1845: Delegates -
Alrewas Staffordshire Court of the Peculiar of Alrewas and Weeford Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield ** - - -
Alrewas Hays Staffordshire Search the courts of the surrounding parishes - - - - -
Alsop en le Dale Derbyshire Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Alston with Garrigill Cumberland Court of the Bishop of Durham Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York PCC Delegates
Alstonfield Staffordshire Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Altarnon Cornwall Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory) Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter ** - -
Altcar Lancashire Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) "Pre 1541: PCC

Post 1540: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York"

Post 1540: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York Post 1540: Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York Post 1540: PCC Post 1540: Delegates
Altham Lancashire Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) "Pre 1541: PCC

Post 1540: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York"

Post 1540: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York Post 1540: Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York Post 1540: PCC Post 1540: Delegates
Althorne Essex Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex and Hertfordshire Division) ** - - - -
Althorp Northamptonshire Search the courts of the surrounding parishes - - - - -
Althorpe with Keadby Lincolnshire "Pre 1834: Court of the Archdeaconry of Stow

Post 1833: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)"

"Pre 1834: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

Post 1833: PCC"

"Pre 1834: PCC

Post 1833: Arches"

"Pre 1834: Arches

Post 1833: Delegates"

Pre 1834: Delegates -
Alton Hampshire Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester ** - - - -
Alton Staffordshire Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Alton Barnes Wiltshire Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire Court of the Bishop of Salisbury (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - -
Alton Pancras Dorset Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury ** - - - -
Alton Priors Wiltshire Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire Court of the Bishop of Salisbury (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - -
Altrincham Cheshire "Pre 1541: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)

Post 1540: Court of the Bishop of Cheshire (Episcopal Consistory)"

"Pre 1541: PCC

Post 1540: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York"

"Pre 1541: Arches

Post 1540: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York"

"Pre 1541: Delegates

Post 1540: Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York"

Post 1540: PCC Post 1540: Delegates
Alvanley Cheshire "Pre 1541: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)

Post 1540: Court of the Bishop of Cheshire (Episcopal Consistory)"

"Pre 1541: PCC

Post 1540: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York"

"Pre 1541: Arches

Post 1540: Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York"

"Pre 1541: Delegates

Post 1540: Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York"

Post 1540: PCC Post 1540: Delegates
Alvaston Derbyshire Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Alvechurch Worcestershire Court of the Peculiar of the Rector of Alvechurch or Allchurch Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - -
Alvediston Wiltshire Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury Court of the Bishop of Salisbury (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - -
Alveley Shropshire Court of the Royal Peculiar of Bridgnorth ** - - - -
Alverdiscott Devon Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstable Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory) Court of the Bishop’s Registrar of Exeter ** - -
Alverstoke Hampshire "Pre 1845: Court of the Peculiar of Alverstoke with Gosport

Post 1844: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester"

"Pre 1845: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Winchester

Post 1844: PCC"

"Pre 1845: PCC

Post 1844: Arches"

"Pre 1845: Arches

Post 1844: Delegates"

Pre 1845: Delegates -
Alverthorpe Yorkshire Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York PCC Delegates -
Alvescot Oxfordshire Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Oxford ** - - - -
Alveston Warwickshire Pre 1851: Court of the Peculiar of Hampton Lucy Pre 1851: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre 1851: PCC Pre 1851: Arches Pre 1851: Delegates -
- - Post 1850: Court of the Bishop of Worcester Post 1850: PCC Post 1850: Arches Post 1850: Delegates - -
Alvingham Lincolnshire Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - - -
Alvington Gloucestershire "Pre 1541: Court of the Bishop of Hereford

Post 1541: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)"

** - - - -
Alvington, West Devon Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Totnes Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory) Episcopal Principal Registry of Exeter ** - -
Alwalton Huntingdonshire Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon Post 1836: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory) ** - - -
Alwington Devon Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Barnstable Court of the Bishop of Exeter (Episcopal Consistory) Court of the Bishop’s Registrar of Exeter ** - -
Alwington with Holystone Northumberland Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory) Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York PCC Delegates

 

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