Court of the Peculiar of Upper Bullinghope or Upper Bullingham

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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 or administration (admon), writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.
2. Proceed to "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.
3. Contact or visit The National  Library of Wales (see contact information below), or, hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.
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]

 Here are two links to wills online for Herefordshire:

Printed and Published Indexes[edit | edit source]

Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica, Series 5,vol. 4 Index to Wills Proved in the Court of the Bishop of Hereford 1444-1578

Index to wills proved in the Bishop's Court of Hereford 1442-1579, by Stephen J. Kelsey

Index to wills proved in the Bishop's Court of Hereford Before the Commonwealth Period 1601-1656 by Stephen J. Kelsey The original and microfilmed records include indexes.

The Family History Library has film copies of the following indexes:

Records[edit | edit source]

Archive Locations[edit | edit source]

The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3BU, WALES
Tel +44 (0)1970 632 800
Fax +44 (0)1970 615 709

Archive Records[edit | edit source]

Original Wills 1675-1858 Registered Wills1668-1854  

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

This peculiar (special) court held jurisdiction over the parish of Upper Bullingham. This court was independent of the Court of the Bishop of Hereford.