Court of the Peculiar of Highclere
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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 "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.
3. Contact or visit the Hampshire 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. You can 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]
There is only one (1) surviving will from the Court of the Peculiar of Highclere
Online Indexes[edit | edit source]
Printed and Published Indexes[edit | edit source]
Records[edit | edit source]
Archives Location[edit | edit source]
Hampshire Record Office
Archives and Local Studies
Hampshire SO23 8TH
tel 01962 846154, fax 01962 878681
Contact the Archives and Local Studies
Monday to Friday, 9am-7pm
Archive Records[edit | edit source]
Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.
Original Will 1668
Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]
Original Will 1668 (for "Edward Barbon")
Jurisdiction[edit | edit source]
The Court of the Peculiar of Highclere held jurisdiction over the parish of Highclere. 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 (administrations and wills) Archdeaconry (wills only) Courts of Winchester as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.