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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
Weaver George 13 Mar 1815 W missing
Weaver John 5 Jun 1844 W
Weaver Joseph 29 Mar 1730
Weaver William 13 Sept 1820 W
Webb John 14 May 1834 W
Webb John 30 Jul 1798 A
Webb William 4 Feb 1847 W
Webley John 9 Apr 1714
Weeley Catherine 4 Jun 1762 W
Weetman Joseph 9 Jul 1831 W
Welch Henry 28 Mar 1718
Weston Lydia 13 Dec 1780 W
Westwood John 15 Nov 1796 A &W
Westwood John 9 Mar 1844 W
Wharton Joshua 20 Apr 1793 W
Wheatley Elizabeth 27 Aug 1838 W
Wheatley George 9 Apr 1829 W
Wheeler Elizabeth 6 Mar 1806 W
Wheeler Mary 23 Jun 1832 W
Wheeler Richard 18 Mar 1844 W
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