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Court of the Peculiar of Chilbolton

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Return to the [[Hampshire Probate Records|Hampshire Probate Records]] page. 
== Step By Step == 1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will, writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.<br>2. Proceed to the "Probate Records Held in&nbsp;This Archive" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.<br>3. Contact or visit the Essex County Record Office or,&nbsp;hire a professional record searcher to view these records on your behalf. Officials may send upon request a list of record searchers.<br>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;&nbsp;then with the information obtained from the index[es] you can search more quickly the&nbsp;original wills and admons also&nbsp;on microfilm via any&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp centers]&nbsp;near you.<br>== 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&nbsp;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&nbsp;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&nbsp;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 ==
Surviving wills and admons to the&nbsp;Court of the Peculiar of Chilbolton have&nbsp;been mostly indexed as follows:
The&nbsp;Family History Library has a microfilmed index (index Cards] to the probate records which pertains to each of Hampshire's peculiar probate courts--including&nbsp;Chilbolton for the years&nbsp;of this peculiar court's jurisdiction from 1568 to 1804.
The Hampshire Record Office&nbsp;also has a type manuscript index covering the early Chilbolton wills; see the&nbsp;next&nbsp;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&nbsp; 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.
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