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Index to Bromsgrove Wills, 1700-1858

Until 1858, English wills were proved in the church courts. The fees paid by the executors provided a valuable source of income to the bishop of each diocese. The wills of most of Bromsgrove's testators were therefore proved at Worcester and are now preserved in the Worcestershire Record Office. The Record Office has microfilms of all these wills from which copies can be made. The list given here was compiled by Jenny Townshend of the Bromsgrove Society from the typed indexes available in the Record Office search room.

This section comprises a list of over 1500 wills of Bromsgrove residents from 1700 through to 1858.

Use the Search box to search for names of interest. In the 'Record Type' column, W refers to a Will and A to an Administration.

Full transcripts of some wills are also available but are not yet linked to individual entries. They can be searched here.

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Surname Firstname Date Record Type
Ward Uriah 30 Jul 1765 W
Wardel Benjamin 9 July 1856 W
Wardel Samuel 5 July 1823 W
Wardel Samuel 6 Jun 1783 A
Warman William 28 Feb 1737/8
Warner Ann 4 Oct 1847 W
Warner Emanuel 3 Oct 1729
Warner William 6 Jun 1832 W
Waterson John 21 May 1817 W
Waterson John 26 Jun 1756 W
Watson Benjamin 17 Nov 1756 W
Watson Elizabeth 26 Jan 1771 W
Watson Joseph 13 Jan 1723/4
Watson Richard 17 Jan 1729/30
Watson Richard 27 Oct 1708
Watton Edward 4 Jul 1836
Watts Char1es 2 Apr 1739
Watts Margaret 11 Jan 1777 W
Watts Thomas 19 Aug 1726
Weaver Benjamin 7 Feb 1821 W
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