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England Gotoarrow.png London Gotoarrow.png London Probate Records

Before 1858, every parish was under the probate jurisdiction of a primary court and several secondary courts. Here is a list of London city parishes for beginning with S through St. Clement and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them.


For other places, click on the link for the letter that a parish name begins with.


 A-F  G-R  St D-H  St I-S  St T-Z


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
Saffron Hill [St Peter] Court of the Archdeaconry of London 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Serjeants' Inn Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Southall Green [St John] The Court of Arches of the Archbishop of Canterbury 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
St Alban Wood Street with St Olave Silver Street Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Alphage London Wall Court of the Archdeaconry of London 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Andrew by the Wardrobe with St Ann Blackfriars Court of the Archdeaconry of London ;

Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)

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

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Andrew Undershaft with St Mary Axe Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Ann and St Agnes with St John Zachary Court of the Archdeaconry of London 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory) 3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster (Abbey)

4 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Antholin with St John the Baptist upon Wallbrook Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Archdeaconry of London

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

St Augustine with St Faith Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral 2 - Court of the Archdeaconry of London

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury


St Bartholomew by Exchange Court of the Archdeaconry of London 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Bartholomew Moor Lane Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Bartholomew the Great Court of the Archdeaconry of London 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Bartholomew the Less Court of the Archdeaconry of London 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Benet Gracechurch with St Leonard Eastcheap Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division); 2 - Deanery of the Arches of London, Croydon, Shoreham (Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury)

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

4 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Benet Paul's Wharf with St Peter Paul's Wharf Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Botolph Aldersgate Court of the Archdeaconry of London 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Botolph without Bishopsgate Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Bride Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Clement Eastcheap with St Martin Orgar Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury


 

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