Westmorland Probate Jurisdictions for Places Beginning with S

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England Gotoarrow.png Westmorland Gotoarrow.png Westmorland Probate Records

Here is a list of Westmorland towns and parishes beginning with S.  For other places, click on a link:

    A  B  C  D-G  H  K  L  M  N-R  T-Z

The courts listed for each place are those that had jurisdiction over probating wills prior to 1858. To use this table, follow these steps.

  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 Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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


PLACE PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
Selside Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Kendal 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

Shap Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

Skelsmergh Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Kendal 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

Smardale Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

Soulby Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

Sowerby, Temple Court of the Peculiar of the Manor of Temple Sowerby 2 - Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

5 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

Stainmore Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York

Staveley Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Kendal 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

Swindale Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York