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Court of the Peculiar of the Chancellor of the Choir of the Cathedral in Little Hereford and Ashford Carbonell

Shropshire Probate Records

Step By StepEdit

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. Also see "Family History Library Records."
3. Contact or visit Shropshire 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.


Online IndexesEdit

Printed and Published IndexesEdit

Manuscript indexes:

Index 1662-1858

Indexes at the Family History Library:

Index 1662-1858 


Archives LocationEdit

The surviving original records are deposited at:

Shropshire Archives
Shropshire Council
Community Services, Castle Gates
Shropshire  SY1 2AQ


Tel  44+ (0)1743 255350


Archive RecordsEdit

These include:

  • Act Books 1662-1858
  • Register Copy Wills & Administrations 1662-1858]
  • Original Wills & Administrations 1662-1858

Family History Library RecordsEdit


This peculiar (smaller) probate court held jurisdiction over the Herefordshire parish of Little Hereford and the Shropshire parish of Ashford Carbonell.