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Return to the [[Hampshire Probate Records|Hampshire Probate Records]] page.
== Location of These Probate Records
'''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]'''
Opening times:<br>Monday to Friday, 9am-7pm<br>Saturday, 9am-4pm<br>
== Historical Background
The Court of the Peculiar of Chilbolton held jurisdiction over the parish of Chilbolton. When a search of this courts’ probate records fails to provide the desired probate record, be sure to search both the Consistory and Archdeaconry Courts of Winchester as well as the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
<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] near you for searching the wills). The information obtained from the index[es] will help you more quickly search the wills and admons which can also be circulated on microfilm via any family history.
== Probate Indexes
Surviving wills and admons to the Court of the Peculiar of Chilbolton have been mostly indexed as follows:
The Family History Library has a microfilmed index (index Cards] to the probate records which pertains to each of Hampshire's peculiar probate courts--including Chilbolton for the years of this peculiar court's jurisdiction from 1568 to 1804.
The Hampshire Record Office also has a type manuscript index covering the early Chilbolton wills; see the next section below.
== Searching for probates in this [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=354614&disp=Original+wills%2C+1568%2D1804%20%20&columns=*,0,0 court]. ==
ORIGINAL WILLS 1568-1804<br>
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.
Probate records in Hampshire]] [[Category:Hampshire]]