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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
Windle Elizabeth 19 Jul 1782 W
Windows Anne 18 Jul 1745
Winnall Anne 26 June 1806 W
Winslow Dianah 22 Apr 1768 W
Winslow Ralph 22 Oct 1751 W
Winwood John 2 Aug 1709
Witheford Benjamin 18 May 1825 W
Wood Edward 10 Feb 1757 W
Wood Mary 26 Sep 1741
Wood William 30 Oct 1850 W
Woodcock John 4 Mar 1823 A
Woolley Francis 20 Jun 1772 A
Woolley Jacob 6 Jan 1729/30
Woolley James 30 Aug 1787 A
Wooten John 6 Jul 1757 W
Wootten Mary 21 Feb 1763 W
Worham John 20 Sep 1740
Worwood Anne 21 Feb 1735/6
Wrencher Elizabeth 29 Jun 1780 W
Wrencher George 13 Oct 1857 A
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