List of Wills

Below is a list of all wills so far identified, ordered by family name.
The list shows the current status of the image and transcription for each will.

For a list of sources, see the note at the foot of this list.
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Date of Probate Person writing will Source Status of transcription Action
   Thomas Abbay NRO Transcribed; no image  
   William Adams NRO Transcribed; no image  
7/5/1675    John Battams NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Benjamin Bigg, Postmaster NRO Transcribed; no image  
8/10/1816    Thomas Bignall, Gardener NRO Transcribed; no image  
   John Bland, carpenter NRO Transcribed; no image  
17/6/1801    Richard Bland, carpenter NRO Transcribed; no image  
14/1/1791    Thomas Bland, labourer NRO Transcribed; no image  
15/3/1734    Hugh Boswell NRO Transcribed; no image  
4/6/1778    John Boswell, yeomam NRO Transcribed; no image  
10/4/1620    William Boughton , husbandman NRO Transcribed; no image  
   William Bowghton NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Joan Bowhton, widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
26/6/1624    Richard Britten, Labourer NRO Transcribed; no image  
7/4/1598    Robert Britten NRO Transcribed; no image  
21/5/1556    John junior Browghton, husbandman NRO Transcribed; no image  
11/2/1772    Ann Brown, widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
26/12/1851    Elizabeth Brown, Widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
16/9/1727    Elizabeth Brown, widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
21/4/1744    John Brown NRO Transcribed; no image  
4/6/1778    Mary Brown, widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
22/7/1840    Richard Brown, Farmer NRO Transcribed; no image  
2/7/1825    Richard Brown, Farmer NRO Transcribed; no image  
16/9/1767    Richard Brown, yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
20/8/1787    Thomas Brown NRO Transcribed; no image  
28/4/1764    Thomas Brown NRO Transcribed; no image  
2/2/1764    William Brown, Yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
15/3/1755    William Brown, Butcher NRO Transcribed; no image  
8/12/1727    William Brown NRO Transcribed; no image  
29/12/1786    William Brown NRO Transcribed; no image  
16/9/1727    Edward Browne NRO Transcribed; no image  
   John Browne, Yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
13/2/1610    John (The elder) Browne NRO Transcribed; no image  
7/8/1630    John Browne NRO Transcribed; no image  
1/2/1553    John Browne NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Richard senior Browne NRO Transcribed; no image  
18/3/1724    Thomas Browne NRO Transcribed; no image  
6/7/1557    William Browne, husbandman NRO Transcribed; no image  
23/5/1674    William senior Browne NRO Transcribed; no image  
21/5/1556    John (junior) Browton NRO Transcribed; no image  
14/10/1701    John Burd NRO Transcribed; no image  
   John Busheby NRO Transcribed; no image  
14/4/1581    John The Elder Buston NRO Transcribed; no image  
1798    Daniel Carr, Yeoman OTH Transcribed; no image  
15/1/1672    Robert Smyth alias Caves NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Thomas Smith alias Caves NRO Not yet available  
   Thomas Smith alias Caves NRO Transcribed; no image  
4/5/1618    Thomas Smyth alias Caves NRO Transcribed; no image  
10/11/1605    Nicholas Church NRO Transcribed; no image  
27/6/1798    Fisher Clarke, yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
23/4/1683    John Cull, yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
7/9/1728    William Cull NRO Transcribed; no image  
9/7/1797    Richard Dawson NRO Transcribed; no image  
   John Denton NRO Transcribed; no image  
21/6/1697    Thomas Denton NRO Transcribed; no image  
9/4/1796    William Edwards, farmer NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Thomas Fountin NRO Transcribed; no image  
24/10/1842    Barbara Gallard, Spinster NRO Transcribed; no image  
1842    Joseph Gallard, Gentleman NRO Transcribed; no image  
22/6/1674    William Gardener, labourer NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Nicholas Goodman NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Richard Goodman NRO Transcribed; no image  
   William Goodman NRO Transcribed; no image  
11/9/1742    Elizabeth Grubb, widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
5/9/1730    John Grubb, Yoeman NRO Transcribed; no image  
7/10/1727    Christopher Harris, yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
11/12/1770    Elizabeth Harris NRO Transcribed; no image  
12/12/1618    Elizabeth Harris NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Henry Harris, Blacksmith NRO Transcribed; no image  
7/11/1727    John Harris, yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
1752    Mary Harris, widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
2/4/1737    Robert Harris NRO Transcribed; no image  
25/7/1752    Thomas Harris Transcribed; no image  
   Charles Harrold NRO Not yet available  
18/3/1735    Margarett Harrold, widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
21/10/1831    George Wills Hawley, Yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
12/10/1792    William Hawley, yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
20/10/1699    William Sargent alias Hewes, Yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
30/7/1743    Edward (elder) Hoar NRO Transcribed; no image  
5/7/1763    Edward Hoare, Labourer NRO Transcribed; no image  
28/7/1744    Robert Hoare NRO Transcribed; no image  
10/5/1744    Thomas Hoare NRO Transcribed; no image  
15/4/1580    Thomas Hoffe NRO Transcribed; no image  
31/3/1769    Ann Holman, widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
13/7/1844    Mary Horn, Widow of John Horn of Cosgrove NRO Transcribed; no image  
26/10/1822    Alice Horton, Spinster NRO Transcribed; no image  
14/10/1749    Alice Horton NRO Transcribed; no image  
17/6/1723    John Horton, Gent NRO Transcribed; no image  
   John Horton, Gent NRO Transcribed; no image  
26/5/1719    Thomas Senior James NRO Transcribed; no image  
1692    John Jeffes NRO Transcribed; no image  
23/4/1756    Martha Judkins Transcribed; no image  
   Mary Smyth alias Kent, widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
16/2/1587    William Smith als Kente NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Giles Kilworth NRO Transcribed; no image  
1/6/1661    William Kyngston NRO Transcribed; no image  
23/5/1679    Elizabeth Marlow NRO Transcribed; no image  
10/8/1672    Richard Marlow, labourer NRO Transcribed; no image  
10/11/1640    Thomas Marsey NRO Transcribed; no image  
24/5/1834    William Marstin, Baker NRO Transcribed; no image  
18/6/1853    William Masom, Yeoman (Gentleman) NRO Transcribed; no image  
4/11/1749    Mary Orton NRO Transcribed; no image  
   William Paine, Tailor NRO Transcribed; no image  
27/4/1745    John Preston NRO Transcribed; no image  
1784    William Ratliffe, Papermaker NRO Transcribed; no image  
   John Read, Late keeper of Pury Lodge NRO Transcribed; no image  
30/10/1731    Joseph Read, victualler NRO Transcribed; no image  
   John Roberts, Lab. NRO Transcribed; no image  
   John Roberts NRO Not yet available  
11/4/1729    Robert Russell NRO Transcribed; no image  
11/4/1729    Robert Russell, Papermaker NRO Transcribed; no image  
16/7/1842    Harriet Sanders, Spinster, a minor NRO Transcribed; no image  
24/9/1851    Harriet Sanders, Spinster a minor NRO Transcribed; no image  
19/6/1738    Henry Sanders NRO Transcribed; no image  
7/10/1834    William Sanders, Draper,grocer & lace merchant NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Thomas Sargeant NRO Transcribed; no image  
   William Sargeant NRO Transcribed; no image  
3/8/1745    Thomas Scot NRO Transcribed; no image  
7/10/1615    Anne Scott, Widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
9/6/1753    Edward Scott, Farmer NRO Transcribed; no image  
23/2/1635    John Scott NRO Transcribed; no image  
20/4/1723    Richard Scott NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Richard Scott, husbandman NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Richard Scott, Shoemaker NRO Transcribed; no image  
1682    Thomas Scott, labourer NRO Transcribed; no image  
24/6/1693    Cuthbert Scrivener, Farmer NRO Transcribed; no image  
17/11/1696    Dorothy Scrivener NRO Transcribed; no image  
1690    Margaret Scrivener NRO Transcribed; no image  
31/5/1707    Thomas Scrivener NRO Transcribed; no image  
25/10/1658    Thomas Scrivener, yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
4/12/1680    William Scrivener, yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Thomas Sergeant Transcribed; no image  
20/10/1669    William Sergeant NRO Transcribed; no image  
24/11/1677    Ann Smith, widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
8/12/1640    Dorothie Smith, Widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
27/6/1676    Elizabeth Smith, widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
   George Smith, Physician NRO Transcribed; no image  
11/2/1797    John Smith, maltster NRO Transcribed; no image  
4/1/1779    John Smith, gent. NRO Transcribed; no image  
25/3/1740    Thomas Smith, yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Thomas Smith, Yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
6/1714    William smith NRO Transcribed; no image  
26/4/1560    Edward Smyth NRO Transcribed; no image  
25/4/1620    Joan Smyth NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Thomas Smyth NRO Transcribed; no image  
25/2/1635    Thomas (Senior) Smyth NRO Transcribed; no image  
1/10/1576    William Smythe NRO Transcribed; no image  
17/5/1817    John Tarry, farmer NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Henry Tombs, Yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
16/4/1720    John Toomes NRO Transcribed; no image  
22/6/1559    William Waddington NRO Transcribed; no image  
26/4/1593    John Warrington NRO Transcribed; no image  
25/9/1854    Henry Weston, Farmer NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Thomas Whitton, Bachelor NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Christopher Whorlett NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Thomasin Whorlett NRO Transcribed; no image  
24/4/1601    William Whorlett NRO Transcribed; no image  
   William Wickings NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Martha Williamson, widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
3/6/1758    Elizabeth Wills, Widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
18/5/1761    Hannah Windmill Transcribed; no image  
   Joan Windmill NRO Transcribed; no image  
   John Windmill NRO Transcribed; no image  
7/12/1774    John windmill NRO Transcribed; no image  
1/4/1740    John Winmill, yeoman NRO Transcribed; no image  
24/1/1740    John Winmill, yeoman/husbandman NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Elizabeth Wood, Widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
11/9/1792    Thomas Wood, Farmer NRO Transcribed; no image  
4/5/1764    Abigail Woodward, Widow NRO Transcribed; no image  
   Edward Woodward NRO Transcribed; no image  
5/9/1719    Richard Woodward NRO Transcribed; no image  
1756    Thomas Woodward, Potter NRO Transcribed; no image  
Sources:
CBS = Centre for Buckingham Studies (http://apps.buckscc.gov.uk/eforms/wills/search.aspx)
NRO = Northampton Records Office (http://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/Community/record/probate.htm)
TNA = The National Archives (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/wills.asp)