Kent Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with L

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Here is a list of the places of Kent beginning with the letter L and the pre-1858 ecclesiastical probate courts that had jurisdiction over each.

For other places, click on a letter link:

 A  B  C  D  E  F-G  H  I-K  M-N  O-R  S  T-V  W-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.


PARISH PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
Lamberhurst

Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes

Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes

2 - Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) for Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester

Langley Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Leaveland Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Lee [St Margaret] Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Leeds Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Leigh Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Lenham Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Lewisham [St Mary] Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Leybourne Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Leysdown Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Lidsing Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Linton Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Little Chart Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Little Mongeham Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Littlebourne Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Longfield Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Loose Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Lower Halstow Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Lower Hardres Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Luddenham Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Luddesdown Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Lullingstone Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Luton Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Lydd Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Lydden Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Lyminge Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Lympne Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Lynstead Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)