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Below is a list of Yorkshire parishes beginning with the letter Ba through Bl and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them.  Note: Due to the large number of parishes beginning with B, some rows in the table below contain the names of more than one parish if the court jurisdictions are the same.

For other parish tables in this county, click on a letter or span of letters.

   A    C        F  Ho-Hy    L    N  Sa-Sk  Wa-We
 Ba-Bl    D    G    I  Ma-Me  O-P  Sl-Sy  Wh-Wy
 Bo-By    E  Ha-Hi    K  Mi-My  Q-R  T-U    Y


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. If the record still isn't found, search the records for the Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York.
5. 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.

PARISHES PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER

Badsworth,

Baildon,

Bainton

Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Balby with Hexthorpe,

Bankfoot,

Bardsey

Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Barlby,

Barmby Marsh

Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Durham within the Jurisdiction of Howden and Howdenshire 2 - Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Barmby on the Moor 1610-1736 - Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Barmby Moor;

Post-1736 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of York

2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Barmston,

Barnbrough,

Barnby upon Don

Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Barningham Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Richmond 2 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Manor of Arkengarthdale with New Forest and Hope

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Barnoldswick Court of the Peculiar of the Manor of Barnoldswick 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Barnsley, St Mary

Barnsley, St George

Barnsley, St John

Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Barton Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Richmond 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Barton le Street,

Barwick in Elmet

Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

Barwick in Elmet has a transcription of Wills and Administrations 1419-1748  See: Family History Library Catalog reference

2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Batley Court of the Peculiar of the Manor of Batley 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Batley Carr,

Battyeford

Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Bawtry Court of the Archdeaconry of Nottingham
Bedale Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Catterick 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Beeford with Lissett and Dunnington Court of the Peculiar of the Manor of Beeford 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Beeston Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Bellerby Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Eastern Deaneries - Catterick 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bempton Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Bentham Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Lonsdale 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Bessingby,

Beswick,


Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Beverley St John with St Martin,

Beverley St Mary with St Nicholas

Court of the Peculiar of the Provost of the Collegiate Church of St John, Beverley 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bierley,

Bilbrough,

Bilsdale

Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Bilton (near Hull) Court of the Peculiar of the Provost of the Collegiate Church of St John, Beverley 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bilton (near Wetherby) Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Bilton 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bilton with Harrogate Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Bingley Court of the Peculiar of the Knights of St John of Jerusalem in Manors of Crossley, Bingley, Cottingley and Pudsey 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Birdforth,

Birdsall

Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Birkby Pre-1836 - Court of the Peculiar of the Bishop of Durham and the Dean and Chapter of Allerton and Allertonshire

Post-1835 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

Pre-1836

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

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Post-1835

2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Birkenshaw cum Hunsworth,

Birkin,

Birstall

Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Bishop Burton Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Bishop Ings Search the courts of the surrounding parishes  
Bishop Monkton Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Bishop Thornton Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Bishop Wilton Court of the Peculiar of Bishop Wilton 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bishopthorpe Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York 2 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Blacktoft Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Durham within the Jurisdiction of Howden and Howdenshire 2 - Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Blyth Court of the Archdeaconry of Nottingham  
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