Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Thockrington

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A general explanation of probate records in England, is given in the article England Probate Records.Click to read definitions of the words peculiar and prebend.

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 Herefordshire 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]


Records[edit | edit source]

Archive Location[edit | edit source]

Borthwick Institute

University of York


York, YO10 5DD


Telephone: +44 (0)1904 321166

Archive Records[edit | edit source]

 Leaflets about probate records can be found on the Institute's site.

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Original wills, bonds, 1741-1744. Films can be view in the library or in a family history center.

Jurisdiction[edit | edit source]