Buckinghamshire Probate Jurisdictions

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Here is a list of Buckinghamshire parishes and the pre-1858 courts that had jurisdiction over them.

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.

Search indexes first.  Click on a court name to learn about its records and indexes.

PARISH PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
All parishes except those listed below. Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham

2 - Pre-1845: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln; Post-1844: Courts_of_the_Bishop_(Episcopal_Consistory)_and_Archdeaconry_of_Oxford

Aston Abbots Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans 2 - Court of the Bishop of London
Aylesbury Pre-1846 - Court of the Peculiar of Aylesbury; Post-1845 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham Pre-1846:

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

3 - Court of the Bishop of Lincoln

Post-1845:

2 - Courts of the Bishop and Archdeaconry of Oxford

Beckley Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bierton with Broughton Pre-1846 - Court of the Peculiar of Banbury ; Post-1845 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham Pre-1846:

2 - Court of the Peculiar of Aylesbury

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

4 - Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

Post-1845:

2 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford

Buckingham Pre-1846 - Court of the Peculiar of Buckingham ; Post-1845 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham Pre-1846:

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

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

Post-1845:

2 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford

Buckland Pre-1846 - Court of the Peculiar of Banbury ; Post-1845 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham Pre-1846:

2 - Court of the Peculiar of Aylesbury

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

4 - Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

Post-1845:

2 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford

Eton Court of the Peculiar of the Provost of Eton ; Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham Court of the Peculiar of the Provost of Eton

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham

2 - Pre-1845: Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - Post-1844: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford

Gawcott Pre-1846 - Court of the Peculiar of Buckingham ; Post-1845 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham Pre-1846:

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

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

Post-1845:

2 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford

Granborough Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Halton Pre-1846 - Court of the Peculiar of Monks Risborough ; Post-1845 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham Pre-1846:

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1845:

2 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford

Ibstone Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Lewknor Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Little Horwood Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Monk's Risborough Pre-1846 - Court of the Peculiar of Monks Risborough ; Post-1845 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham Pre-1846:

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1845:

2 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford

Quarrendon Pre-1846 - Court of the Peculiar of Banbury ; Post-1845 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham Pre-1846:

2 - Court of the Peculiar of Aylesbury

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

4 - Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

Post-1845:

2 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford

Stoke Mandeville Pre-1846 - Court of the Peculiar of Banbury ; Post-1845 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham Pre-1846:

2 - Court of the Peculiar of Aylesbury

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

4 - Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

Post-1845:

2 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford

Towersey Pre-1846 - Court of the Peculiar of Banbury ; Post-1845 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham Pre-1846:

2 - Court of the Peculiar of Aylesbury

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

4 - Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)

Post-1845:

2 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford

Winslow Pre-1846 - Court of the Archdeaconry of St. Albans ; Post-1845 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham 2 - Pre-1846: Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory) ;

2 - Post-1845: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Oxford