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England Gotoarrow.png Essex Gotoarrow.png Essex Probate Records

Below is a list of Essex parishes beginning with letters H through K and the ecclesiastical courts with pre-1858 probate jurisdiction over them. Once you have identified a court of interest, search indexes. Search the courts in the order given. Click on a court name for more information about the court.

To go to the list for another letter, click on a link:

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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. 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
Hadleigh Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Hadstock Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Halstead [St Andrew] Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Halstead Holy Trinity Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Harlow [St Mary and St Hugh] Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Harwich St Nicholas Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Hatfield Broad Oak Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Hatfield Peverel Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Havengore Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Haverhill Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Consistory of Norwich

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

Havering-atte-Bower Court of the Peculiar of Havering-atte-Bower 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)
Hawkwell Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Hazeleigh Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Hempstead Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex

2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

Henham Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Heybridge Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral

Post-1844 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1844

2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Heydon Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
High Beech Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
High Easter Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

High Laver Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

High Ongar Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

High Roding Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex & Hertfordshire Division) 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Highwood Court of the Peculiar of Writtle with Roxwell 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)
Hockley Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Hornchurch Court of the Peculiar of Havering-atte-Bower 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)
Horndon on the Hill Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Hutton Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Ingatestone Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Inworth Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Kedington Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury 2 - Pre-1837: Court of the Consistory of Norwich

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

Kelvedon Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Kelvedon Hatch Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Kirby le Soken Court of the Peculiar of the Liberty of the Sokens 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex & Hertfordshire Division)

 

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