Staffordshire Probate Jurisdictions for Parishes Beginning with B

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England Gotoarrow.png Staffordshire Gotoarrow.png Staffordshire Probate Records

Court Jurisdictions by Parish

Here is a list of Staffordshire parishes beginning with the letter B and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them.  For other parishes, click on a letter link:

A   B   C-G H-L M-S T-Z


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
Barlaston Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Barr, Great Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Barthomley Pre-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) Post-1540 - Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Barton under Needwood Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Baswich Peculiar Court of Whittington and Baswich 2 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Bednall Peculiar Court of Whittington and Baswich 2 - Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield
Berkswich with Walton Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Betley Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Biddulph Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bilston

Pre-1846 -Court of the Peculiar of Wolverhampton;

Post-1845 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)

Pre-1846 2 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)

Post-1846

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bilston St Luke Pre-1846 - Court of the Peculiar of Wolverhampton; Post-1845 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1846 2 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1846

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bilston St Mary Pre-1846 -Court of the Peculiar of Wolverhampton; Post-1845 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1846 2 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)

Post-1846

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Blithfield Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Blore Ray Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bloxwich Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Blurton Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Blymhill Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bobbington Court of the Royal Peculiar of Bridgnorth 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bradley Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bradley le Moors Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bramshall Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Branstone  Court of the Peculiar of Burton on Trent 2 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Brereton Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Brewood Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Lichfield 2 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Brierley Hill Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Brockmoor Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bromley, Abbot's Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bromley, King's Peculiar Court of Alrewas and Weeford 2 - Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield
Bromley, King's Hays Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Bromwich, West [All Saints] Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bromwich, West Christ Church Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bromwich, West Holy Trinity Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Broughton Court of the Peculiar of Eccleshall 2 - Court of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield
Brown Edge Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bucknall cum Bagnall Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Burntwood Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Burslem Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Burslem St Paul Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Burton upon Trent [St Mowden] Court of the Peculiar of Burton on Trent 2 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Burton upon Trent Christ Church Court of the Peculiar of Burton on Trent 2 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Bushbury Pre-1846 -Court of the Peculiar of Wolverhampton; Post-1845 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1846 2 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)

Post-1846

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

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

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Butterton (near Leek) Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Butterton (near Newcastle under Lyme) Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury