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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
Box Catherine 11 May 1793 A
Brace John 10 Aug 1705
Brace John 25 May 1721
Brace John 28 Jul 1783 W
Brace Maria 3 Sep 1709
Brace Sarah 11 Aug 1766 W
Brace Thos 7 Jun 1765 W
Brace Walter 5 Sept 1718
Brace Wm 27 Mar 1776 W
Bradbury Mary 26 May 1790 W
Bradley Ann 18 Jun 1812 W
Bradley Elizabeth 18 Feb 1739/40
Bradley Eyton 6 Oct 1741
Bradley Hannah 22 May 1729
Bradley Hannah 27 Jun 1781 W
Bradley John 11 Apr 1729
Bradley John 19 Apr 1718
Bradley John 22 Nov 1777 W
Bradley John 25 Nov 1714
Bradley John 8 Mar 1711/2
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