Court of the Peculiar of Monks Risborough

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Jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

This court had jurisdiction over the parishes of Monks Risborough (and its hamlets) and Halton in Buckinghamshire. It also had jurisdiction over Newington with Britwell Prior in Oxfordshire. It was a peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Records[edit | edit source]

The original records are deposited at the Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies in Aylesbury. They include:

Some records are on microfilm and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and through family history centers.

Indexes[edit | edit source]

The above listed original and microfilmed records include indexes. 

Jeremy S. W. Gibson has published an "Index to wills proved in the Peculiar Court of Banbury, 1542-1858," which is available from the Banbury Historical Society, at the Oxfordshire Record Office, at the Family History Library, and elsewhere.

In addition, these indexes to the records of the peculiar courts of Buckinghamshire are available at the Society of Genealogists in London, and the Family History Library: