London Probate Jurisdictions Parishes S through St. Clement
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.
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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.