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England Gotoarrow.png Leicestershire Gotoarrow.png Leicestershire Probate Records


Probate is the legal court process by which the estate of a deceased person is distributed to his or her heirs. The term probate refers to a collection of documents, including wills, administrations (also called admons), inventories, and act books.

Here is a list of Leicestershire places beginning with the letter A and the pre-1858 ecclesiastical courts that had probate jurisdiction over them.

To see other parishes in Leicestershire click on the letter that begins the parish name.

B-F    G-M    N-Z


1. Find the place where your ancestor lived in the first column.
2. Click on the court name in the second column to learn where to find the records and indexes.
3. Click on each name of the court in the third column if the record isn't found in the first court.
4. Search last 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
Ab Kettleby Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Alexton Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Anstey Court of the Peculiar of Groby (Commissary Court) 2 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester
Anstey Pastures Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Appleby Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Arnesby Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Asfordby Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Ashby de la Zouch Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Ashby de la Zouch Holy Trinity Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Ashby Folville Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Ashby Magna Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Ashby Parva Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Aston Flamville Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Aylestone Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

 

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