Court of the Prebendal Peculiar of Yetminster

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Dorset Probate Records

This court is a prebend of Salisbury Cathedral.

Step By Step[edit | edit source]

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.
2. Proceed to "Records" (below) to determine what probate records exist for this court.
3. Contact or visit the Wiltshire 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.

Indexes[edit | edit source]

Online Indexes[edit | edit source]

Printed and Published Indexes[edit | edit source]

Wills at Salisbury 1464-1858

Church of England. Prebendal Court (Yetminster and Grimston) Index to wills 1615-1799

Records[edit | edit source]

Archive Locations[edit | edit source]

Address Wiltshire and Swindon Archives, Cocklebury Road, Chippenham, SN15 3QN
Telephone (01249) 705500

Archive Records[edit | edit source]

Add information about the manuscript, printed and digital records in this location.

Microfilm of original at Wiltshire County Record Office.

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Church of England. Prebendal Court (Yetminster and Grimston) Original Wills 1654-1799

Jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

This jurisdiction extended to the parish of Yetminster, Dorset.  The Court was inhibited by the Dean of Salisbury for six months in every three years.