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== Step By Step  ==
1. First search each index (see below) to help you more quickly find the will or administration (admon), writing down each detail cited in the indexed entry.<br>2. Proceed to the "Records" (below) to determine what original probate records exist for this court.<br>3. Contact or visit the Wiltshire 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. 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;[ centers]&nbsp;near you.
== Indexes ==
==== Online Indexes ====
*The Wiltshire County Record Office's [ online Will Index 1540-1858] 
*Genuki provides a gateway to&nbsp;[ 1000 abstract Wills]
==== Printed and Published&nbsp;Indexes in The Family History Library ==== *[*%2C0%2C0&titleno=439531&disp=Index+to+wills%2C+1639-1799++ Index to Wills 1639-1799]
*[{{FHL|439531|title-id|disp=Index to Wills 1639-1799}} *{{FHL|1647597&|title-id|disp=Wills+at+Salisbury+1464%2D1858%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Index Wills at Salisbury 1464-1858]}}
== The Records ==
==== Archive Location ====
Original Wills &amp;&nbsp;Administrations &amp;&nbsp;Inventories 1584; 1617-1829
==== Probate Records of This Court in The Family History Library Records ==== {{FHL|439531|title-id|disp=Wills (Index) 1639-1799}}  [ Wills, original and registered, for 1560-1857] film 97430 and also Indexes to Sarum peculiar courts early to 1857 film 97429 <br>  <br>  &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Note:&nbsp;The Catalog may not provide enough detail for this court.&nbsp; Please use the following to&nbsp;  &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; help&nbsp;you&nbsp;know which film numbers you need:  &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wills 1617-1647--FHL film 97651  &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Wills 1647-1670--No wills  &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Wills 1670-1720--FHL film 97652 (not in order)  &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wills 1720-1799--FHL film 97653 (not in order)  &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wills 1780-1799--FHL film 97650
[*%2C0%2C0nbsp;&titleno=439531nbsp;&disp=Index+to+wills%2C+1639nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wills 1800-1829-1799++ Wills (Index) 1639-1799] FHL film 189811
== Jurisdictions ==
The parishes of Great and Little Bedwyn in the Court of the Peculiar of the Lord Warden of Savernake Forest were inhibited triennially by the Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Salisbury Cathedral. The parish of Collingbourne Ducis in the Court of the Peculiar of the Lord Warden of Savernake Forest was inhibited triennially by the Court of the Bishop of Salisbury.
[[Category:Probate_records_in_EnglandWiltshire Probate Records]]   Other Resources: For probate records for the 1617-1829 era, refer to this [ source]
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