Court of the Peculiar of Aylesbury

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Step by Step[edit | edit source]

1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.
2. Proceed to the "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court. Also see "Family History Library Records."
3. Contact or visit the Bedford County Record Office or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send a list of record searchers upon request .
4. Visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes to probate records; then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the original wills and admons also on microfilm via any centers near you.

Indexes[edit | edit source]

Online Indexes[edit | edit source]

Printed and Published Indexes[edit | edit source]

The records may include indexes. No indexes are known to be published.

Records[edit | edit source]

Archive Location[edit | edit source]

Wills and administrations, 1624-1858 Microfilm of original manuscripts housed at the Principal Probate Registry, London and the Oxford District Probate Registry

Manor Court of Aylesbury. Court Rolls and Deeds 1350-1721. Manor Courts can have probate records in their court papers. Microfilm of originals (handwritten) at Birmingham Reference Library. The following should be looked at: Court rolls and deeds : 1350-1721

Archive Records[edit | edit source]

Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has the following records:

Jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

While technically the Court of the Peculiar of Aylesbury did not have any jurisdiction over Bedfordshire, some wills from the following Bedfordshire parishes have been found among its records:

  • Billington
  • Eggington
  • Heath and Reach
  • Leighton Buzzard
  • Stanbridge

The primary court with jurisdiction over these parishes was the Court of the Peculiar of Leighton Buzzard.