Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Peculiar Deanery of Bocking

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A general explanation of probate records in England, is given in the article England Probate Records.Films can be viewed in the library or in a .

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 Record Office 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]

Printed and Published Indexes[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has Calendar of wills and admons. 1627-1857 on film.

Records[edit | edit source]

Archive Location[edit | edit source]

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 Probate records, 1627-1857 on film. Films can be view in the library or in a family history center.

Jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

Monks Eleigh, Hadleigh and Moulton in the county of Suffolk. Bocking, Borley, Little Coggeshall, Latchingdon, Southchurch, Stisted, Runsell in Danbury, and Moulton in Prittlewell in the county of Essex.[1]


  1. Camp, Anthony J. Wills and Their Whereabouts. London: published by author, 1974; page 33.