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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
Wilkes Roger 7 Oct 1704
Wilkes Sarah 21 Dec 1756 W
Wilkes Thomas 14 May 1827 W
Wilkes Thomas 16 Oct 1724
Wilkes Thomas 17 Oct 1770 W
Wilkes Thomas 23 May 1748
Wilkes Thomas 27 Feb 1700/1
Wilkes Thomas 6 Jul 1743
Wilkes Ursula 9 Mar 1763 A
Wilkinson James 24 Nov 1787 W
Willetts Richard 28 Apr 1722
Williams Jane 6 Jun 1760 W
Williams Oliver 9 Nov 1770 W
Williams Randolph 24 Oct 1730
Williams Thomas 30 Sep 1748
Willis Susannah 18 Apr 1818 A
Wilmot Elizabeth 6 May 1754 W
Wilmot Rev Thomas 6 Oct 1741
Wilson John 25 Feb 1757 A &W
Wilson William 18 Mar 1822 W
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