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== Step By Step  ==
 
== Step By Step  ==
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1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.<br>2. Proceed to the "Probate Records Held in&nbsp;This Archive" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.<br>3. Contact or visit the Hampshire Record Office, or,&nbsp;hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.<br>4. You can visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes to probate records;&nbsp;then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the&nbsp;original wills and admons also&nbsp;on microfilm via any&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp centers]&nbsp;near you.<br>
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1. [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog First search ]each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.<br>2. Proceed to "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.<br>3. Contact or visit the Hampshire Record Office, or,&nbsp;hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.<br>4. You can visit The[[Family History Library|Family History Library,]] or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes to probate records;&nbsp;then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the&nbsp;original wills and admons also&nbsp;on microfilm via any&nbsp;[[Introduction to Family History Centers|centers]]&nbsp;near you.
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== Probate Indexes  ==
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== Indexes  ==
    
Surviving wills and admons to the&nbsp;Court of the Peculiar of&nbsp;Meonstoke with Soberton and Hoe have&nbsp;been mostly indexed as follows:  
 
Surviving wills and admons to the&nbsp;Court of the Peculiar of&nbsp;Meonstoke with Soberton and Hoe have&nbsp;been mostly indexed as follows:  
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[http://calm.hants.gov.uk/DServe/Search%20all.htm Here] is an online index from 1500's-1857. This is a mostly complete listing&nbsp;of wills for this time period, and can be very helpful to those searching Hampshire probate records.  
 
[http://calm.hants.gov.uk/DServe/Search%20all.htm Here] is an online index from 1500's-1857. This is a mostly complete listing&nbsp;of wills for this time period, and can be very helpful to those searching Hampshire probate records.  
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==== Original Handwritten Indexes  ====
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==== Printed and Published Indexes  ====
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Original handwritten indexes:
    
There is an index (manuscript) from 1563 to 1724&nbsp;for&nbsp;Meonstoke with Soberton and Hoe held at the Hampshire Record Office.  
 
There is an index (manuscript) from 1563 to 1724&nbsp;for&nbsp;Meonstoke with Soberton and Hoe held at the Hampshire Record Office.  
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==== Microfilmed Indexes at the Family History Library ====
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[[Family History Library|Microfilmed i]]ndexes at the Family History Library:
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The indexes as listed in the above are also available in the collection of&nbsp;The Family History Library and they are on microfilm and may be circulated to each of its satellite Family History [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp Centers]&nbsp;worldwide.  
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The indexes as listed in the above are also available in the collection of&nbsp;The [[Family History Library|Family History Library ]]and they are on microfilm and may be circulated to each of its satellite Family History[[Introduction to Family History Centers|Centers&nbsp;]]worldwide.  
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The&nbsp;Family History Library has a microfilmed index ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=34164&disp=Hampshire+probate+record+card+indexes%2C++ index Cards]) to the probate records which pertains to each of Hampshire's peculiar probate courts--including Houghton for the years 1563 to 1724.  
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The&nbsp;Family History Library has a microfilmed index ({{FHL|34164|title-id|disp=index Cards}}) to the probate records which pertains to each of Hampshire's peculiar probate courts--including Houghton for the years 1563 to 1724.  
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The Hampshire Record Office&nbsp;also has a type manuscript index covering the early&nbsp;Meonstoke with Soberton and Hoe wills; see the&nbsp;next&nbsp;section below.  
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The Hampshire Record Office&nbsp;also has a type manuscript index covering the early&nbsp;Meonstoke with Soberton and Hoe wills; see the&nbsp;next&nbsp;section below.
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== The Records  ==
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== Records  ==
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=== Archives Location  ===
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==== Archives Location  ====
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'''Hampshire Record Office'''<br>'''Archives and Local Studies'''<br>'''Sussex Street''' <br>'''Winchester''' <br>'''Hampshire SO23 8TH''' <br>'''tel 01962 846154, fax 01962 878681'''<br>'''[http://www.hants.gov.uk/rh/hro/mailto.html Contact the Archives and Local Studies]'''
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Hampshire Record Office<br>Archives and Local Studies<br>Sussex Street <br>Winchester <br>Hampshire SO23 8TH <br>tel 01962 846154, fax 01962 878681<br>[http://www.hants.gov.uk/rh/hro/mailto.html Contact the Archives and Local Studies]  
    
[http://www3.hants.gov.uk/archives.htm Website]  
 
[http://www3.hants.gov.uk/archives.htm Website]  
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Original Wills 1563-1724  
 
Original Wills 1563-1724  
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=== Probate Records of This Court In The Family History Library ===
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==== Family History Library Records ====
 
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[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=353919&disp=Original+wills+1561-1724++ Original Wills 1563-1724]
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== Historical Background  ==
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The Court of the Peculiar&nbsp;of&nbsp;Meonstoke with Soberton and Hoe&nbsp;held jurisdiction over the parishes of&nbsp;Meonstoke and&nbsp; Soberton and its tything (parish-owned rental lands),&nbsp;East Hoe. These records are held at the Hampshire Record Office (see above). When a search of this courts’ probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search both the Consistory ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=173613&disp=Administrations%2C+1558%2D1858%20%20&columns=*,0,0 administrations] and [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=175815&disp=Wills+and+inventories%2C+1491%2D1857%20%20&columns=*,0,0 wills]) Archdeaconry ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=175819&disp=Probate+records+for+the+Archdeaconry+Cou%20%20&columns=*,0,0 wills] only) Courts of Winchester as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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== Strategies, Tips, Other?  ==
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See the above Indexes or those available through the Family History Library or its many family history centers worldwide for an index to this court.
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{{FHL|353919|title-id|disp=Original Wills 1563-1724}}
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The administrations (admons) for this "peculiar" probate court were processed and granted only through the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=355245&disp=Original+wills+1613-1716++ Consistory Court] of Winchester.
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== Jurisdiction ==
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To view a list of parishes and their respective probate court jurisdiction, see the "Hampshire Parishes and Their Probate Jurisdictions" on the [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Hampshire_Probate_Records main page] for Hampshire Probate Records.  
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The Court of the Peculiar&nbsp;of&nbsp;Meonstoke with Soberton and Hoe&nbsp;held jurisdiction over the parishes of&nbsp;Meonstoke and&nbsp; Soberton and its tything (parish-owned rental lands),&nbsp;East Hoe. These records are held at the Hampshire Record Office (see above). When a search of this courts’ probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search both the Consistory ({{FHL|173613|title-id|disp=administrations}} and {{FHL|175815|title-id|disp=wills}}) Archdeaconry ({{FHL|175819|title-id|disp=wills}} only) Courts of Winchester as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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[England: Hampshire]
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[[Category:Probate_records_in_Hampshire]] [[Category:Hampshire]]
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[[Category:Hampshire Probate Records]]

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