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Return to the [[Staffordshire Probate Records|Staffordshire Probate Records]] page.   
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Return to the [[Staffordshire Probate Records|Staffordshire Probate Records]] or the [[Warwickshire Probate Records]] page.   
    
== Location of These Probate Records  ==
 
== Location of These Probate Records  ==
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The Court of the Peculiar of Burton on Trent held jurisdiction over this Staffordshire parish and which also held concurrent jurisdiction over the Warwickshire parishes of Avleston and Wasperton. When a search of this court’s probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search the Consistory Court of Lichfield as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.  
 
The Court of the Peculiar of Burton on Trent held jurisdiction over this Staffordshire parish and which also held concurrent jurisdiction over the Warwickshire parishes of Avleston and Wasperton. When a search of this court’s probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search the Consistory Court of Lichfield as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.  
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<br>You can also visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes (see the Family History Library's cataloged entries providing the microfilms so you can have them circulated to the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp center]&nbsp;near you for searching the wills). The information obtained from the index[es] will help you&nbsp;more quickly search the wills and admons which can also be circulated on microfilm via any family history.
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<br>You can also visit The Family History Library, or, one of its 4,500 satellite family history centers worldwide and search indexes (see the Family History Library's cataloged entries providing the microfilms so you can have them circulated to the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp center]&nbsp;near you for searching the wills). The information obtained from the index[es] will help you&nbsp;more quickly search the wills and admons which can also be circulated on microfilm via any family history.  
    
== Probate Indexes  ==
 
== Probate Indexes  ==
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In addition, the Family History Library has a more comprehensive microfilmed [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in++ set of Calendars] of probate records which partially indexes the surnames (by first letter of surname only) available for the years from 1492 to 1860.  
 
In addition, the Family History Library has a more comprehensive microfilmed [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in++ set of Calendars] of probate records which partially indexes the surnames (by first letter of surname only) available for the years from 1492 to 1860.  
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Amazingly,&nbsp;the Lichfield Archives&nbsp;has alphabetically arranged many of the diocesan wills by each letter of each surname as well (see the next&nbsp;section below).
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Amazingly,&nbsp;the Lichfield Archives&nbsp;has alphabetically arranged many of the diocesan wills by each letter of each surname as well (see the next&nbsp;section below).  
    
== Searching for probates in this [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in++ court].  ==
 
== Searching for probates in this [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=338212&disp=Original+wills%2C+administrations+and+in++ court].  ==
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