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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
Cartwright Chrisropher 21 Jan 1715/6
Cartwright John 10 Apr 1734
Cartwright John 24 Nov 1737
Cartwright Rebecca 10 Jan 1738/9
Cassall Hanna 7 Sep 1728
Caswell Thomas 14 Apr 1830 W
Cauldwell Thos 16 Aug 1790 W
Chambers Rebecca 28 Sep 1745
Chambers Thomas 5 Oct 1747
Chambers Wm 21 Apr 1770 W
Chance Anthony 18 Sep 1711
Chance Anthony 19 Nov 1717
Chance Frances 28 Mar 1743
Chance Joan 5 Oct 1703
Chance John 10 Oct 1702
Chance John 13 Jul 1725
Chance John 26 Apr 1712
Chance John 4 May 1774 AW
Chance John 8 Apr 1710
Chance Nicholas 9 May 1709
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