Dorset Probate Jurisdictions Parishes W Through Y

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Here is a list of Dorset places beginning with letters W through Y and the pre-1858 ecclesiastical courts that had probate jurisdiction over them. Search the courts in the order given. Search indexes first. For indexes, click on a court name or return to Dorset Probate Records.


For other places, click on a letter link:

A, B, C-D, E-G, H-K, L-M, N-R, S-U

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
Walditch Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Wambrook Court of the Prebendal Peculiar of Chardstock and Wambrook 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury
Wareham Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Warmwell Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Watercombe Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Weymouth Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Whitchurch Canonicorum Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Whitcombe Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Wimborne Minster Court of the Peculiar of Wimborne Minster 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Wimborne St Giles Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Winfrith Newburgh Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Winterbourne Abbas Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Winterbourne Anderson Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Winterbourne Came Court of the Manor and Liberty of Frampton 2 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset

3 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division

Winterbourne Clenstone Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Winterbourne Houghton Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Winterbourne Kingston Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Winterbourne Monkton Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Winterbourne St Martin Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Winterbourne Steepleton Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Winterbourne Stickland Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Winterbourne Tomson Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Winterbourne Whitchurch Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Winterbourne Zelstone Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Witchampton Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Witherstone Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Woodlands Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Woodsford Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Woodyates, East Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Woodyates, West Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Wool Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Wooland Court of the Peculiar of Milton Abbas 2 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset

3 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division

Wootton Fitzpaine Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Wootton Glanville Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Wootton, North Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Worth Matravers Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Wraxall Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Wyke Regis Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Wynford Eagle Court of the Archdeaconry of Dorset 2 - Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory) Dorset Division
Yetminster Court of the Prebendal Peculiar of Yetminster 2 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury