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Archdeaconry Court of Surrey, index to the original wills

Cliff Webb

Archdeaconry Court of Surrey, index to the original wills

collated with theact books and will registers, 1752-1858

by Cliff Webb

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Published by West Surrey Family History Society in (Frimley Green?, Surrey) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Surrey. -- Archdeaconry Court.,
  • Wills -- England -- Surrey.,
  • Surrey (England) -- Genealogy.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title: Index of wills proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Surrey, 1752-1858.

    Other titlesIndex of wills proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Surrey, 1752-1858.
    Statementindexed from the originals at the Greater London Record Office by Cliff Webb.
    SeriesWestSurrey Family History Society record series -- v. 1
    ContributionsSurrey. Archdeaconry Court., West Surrey Family History Society.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix p., 156 columns ;
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20271609M

    The starting film for the Administration Bonds,is Other abstract references give the volume and page number of the Surrey Archaeological Society Collections where the abstract appears. Of these: Twenty-two and a part of another were under the immediate jurisdiction of the Bishop of Exeter, and the Wills, etc. Here again Original Wills make up some of the losses and, probably to a greater extent.

    Quite apart from the fact of the illiteracy of most people even of the will-making class, therefore, wills from this period do not make available the signatures of either testators or witnesses. The records are arranged by place and listed chronologically, and then indexed by name. An abstract has also been made of all the wills appearing in the will register now in the British Museum. It indicates the position of the document on the films at Canterbury Boxes up to unreadable film — original wills at CKS are OK. The Eureka Partnership have produced indexes to all names occurring in the wills proved in the Peculiar Court of Banbury and Cropredy

    Wills in this abstract are denoted in this index by having a 'U' preceding their abstract number, so that a will reference followed by means that this will is unfilmed, and is the first abstract in the volume. See RS37 above for description of these records. Records from this court are also covered in Ancestry's London, England, Wills and Probate, collection. Many Surrey boys and a few girls were sent up to London to be apprenticed.


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Archdeaconry Court of Surrey, index to the original wills book

Dates of death, even if approximate, should always be supplied. Lists of deeds relating to Non-Metropolitan Surrey places with an index of the names included therein. Searchers are warned that they has undoubtedly been some though hopefully limited disturbance within the bundles, between the tlme of filming and the time of numbering each document.

Print-outs may be taken from the microfilm by personal callers only using the Manuscripts self-service reader-printer. This site does not include the registered copy wills or other types of probate records, which see below.

The Mormon microfilm reference isand they list the film as covering all these wills. General Register volumes have folio marked as "missing" on the films, these appear to be errors as the wills are contiguous i.

Wills and Administrations of persons dying in Cornwall before the final suppression of Ecclesiastical Testimentary jurisdiction in are also to be found in: The Prerogative Court of Canterbury The Principal Registry of the Bishop of Exeter The Calendar for the latter Court down to is printed also under the title Devonshire Wills in the first part of Vol Miles Veyrey and John Chittie.

Suzan Slyfeild. In addition, inevitably, as with any filming operation, there are a few occassions when a will, or a page of a register has been missed, and it must be confessed that the film is not ideal.

All the registers have been filmed, but not as described above all the original wills, and since the filming predated the numbering, the reference numbers which are now on original wills do not appear on the films.

Those for the Commissary Court and Archdeaconry Court have been indexed by surname and the indexes are available in the card index drawers opposite the Manuscripts enquiry desk.

No VII abstract of wills covering period - S. Maid Isard Strydiock. This is an index to non-metropolitan Surrey wills proved in the court in this period, indexed by person, place and occupation.

Original records such as act books or will registers prior to only for the Commissary Court or Archdeaconry Court and original wills, may be ordered from the strongrooms. Erney, St.

The original records may be ordered from the strongroom as above. Surrey was in the province of Canterbury, and, mainly, in the diocese of Winchester.

Recent Indexes to English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish Probate Records

Whilst Administrations do not have the personal detail of wills, they may provide key genealogical data, continuing many years after the death of the original person concerned.

Wills are occasionally found out of their correct year of probate, but the year used is fairly consistently the Old Style year, i. For a number of reasons the minor courts of London stood in a different relationship to the overriding Prerogogative Court of Canterbury when compared to provincial courts.

The Society, S. As, not infrequently, both the occupation of the deceased and his parish are given, it has been thought useful to include in this Index all such information for which no registered copy will survives.London, Archdeaconry Court Of London Wills Index, Explore 4, surviving wills from the Archdeaconry Court of London and discover your ancestor today.

Wills are a great source for family historians especially when searching for ancestors from before parochial records. indicates information derived from original wills (Ms ); No brackets indicates information derived from the will registers (Ms ). Wills have been indexed by personal name, place and subject in Cliff Webb, An Index of Wills Proved in the Archdeaconry Court of London (Society of Genealogists, ).

Surrey will abstracts, Archdeaconry Court of Surrey, registered and unregistered wills, LMA:DW/PA/7/14 and unregistered wills DW/PA/5/ to DW/PA/5/ Microfiches in pocket inside front cover of book. Includes index of names, index of places and index of trades, occupations and subjects.

Also available on microfiche. Probate copies of wills (made by the court and given to the executor) and a few original wills may be found in other series of records in London Metropolitan Archives (LMA).

Searchers should consult the personal names index available on microfiche and the computer catalogues in the Information Area. Record Series (RS) This is the flagship of our effort. The series is designed to provide indexed transcripts of texts, or pure indexes to important Surrey sources, especially name lists.

Most volumes are indexed, not just by person, but also, where appropriate, by place and. Archdeaconry court of Surrey, index to original wills Commissary Court of Surry - Index to Wills Commissary Court Of Surrey - Original Wills Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills Index to wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury PCC Wills and Administrations /