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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.



Below is a list of Sussex parishes beginning with the letter 'A' and the courts with pre-1858 probate jurisdiction over them.  To see a list of other Sussex parishes, click on the letter the parish name begins with. 

  A  B    C    D-F    G    H-K    L-M    N-P    Q-R    S    T-Z   


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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. br>


If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.


PARISH PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
Albourne Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes 2 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester
Alciston Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes 2 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester
Aldingbourne Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury for the Exempt Deaneries of Pagham and Tarring
Aldrington Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes 2 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester
Alfold Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey Pre-1662 2 - Court of the Bishop of Winchester (Episcopal Consistory)

Post-1661

2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Winchester in the Archdeaconry of Surrey

Alfriston Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes 2 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester
Amberley Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury for the Exempt Deaneries of Pagham and Tarring
Angmering, East with Angmering Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury for the Exempt Deaneries of Pagham and Tarring
Apuldram Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury for the Exempt Deaneries of Pagham and Tarring
Ardingly Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes 2 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester
Arlington Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes 2 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester 3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Arundel Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury for the Exempt Deaneries of Pagham and Tarring
Ashburnham Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes 2 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester
Ashington with Buncton Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury for the Exempt Deaneries of Pagham and Tarring
Ashurst Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury for the Exempt Deaneries of Pagham and Tarring

 

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