London, Archdeaconry Court Of London Wills Index, 1700-1807

Explore 4,687 surviving wills from the Archdeaconry Court of London and discover your ancestor today. Wills are a great source for family historians especially when searching for ancestors before parochial records. The records include your relative’s marital status and you can discover their occupation.

Within the Diocese of London, the Archdeacon had jurisdiction over about half of the parishes in the City of London and some populous parishes bordering it in the county of Middlesex, including St Leonard Shoreditch and Clerkenwell. St Botolph Aldgate, to which many mariners dying abroad were ascribed as resident, also fell within this court's jurisdiction.

Full place list – Archdeaconry Court of London Wills

To assist with your research, below is a full list of the places included in these records.

Place names  
AldgateSt AntholinSt Martin Ludgate
All HallowsSt AugustineSt Mary Abchurch
All Hallows London WallSt BartholomewSt Mary Abchurch
All Hallows the GreatSt Bartholomew by the ExchangeSt Mary at Hill
All Hallows the LessSt Bartholomew the GreatSt Mary at Hill
BerkshireSt Bartholomew the LessSt Mary Axe
BloomsburySt Bartholomew's HospitalSt Mary Colechurch
BuckinghamshireSt Benet Paul's WharfSt Mary le Strand
CambridgeshireSt Botolph AldersgateSt Mary Magdalen
ClerkenwellSt Botolph AldgateSt Mary Magdalen Old Fish Street
ClerkenwellSt Botolph BillingsgateSt Mary Mounthaw
DevonSt Botolph BishopsgateSt Mary Somerset
DorsetSt Botolph CharterhouseSt Michael Bassishaw
EalingSt Botolph the LessSt Michael Cornhill
EnfieldSt BrideSt Michael le Querne
EssexSt Christopher le StocksSt Michael le Querne
EssexSt Clement DanesSt Michael Queenhithe
FifeSt Dunstan in the EastSt Michael Wood Street
FranceSt Dunstan in the WestSt Olave Hart Street
Grays InnSt EthelburgaSt Olave Hart Street
HampshireSt FaithSt Olave Old Jewry
HM CustomsSt George Botolph LaneSt Olave Silver Street
HolbornSt George the MartyrSt Olave Silver Street
HolbornSt George the MartyrSt Paul Covent Garden
Holy TrinitySt Giles CripplegateSt Peter Cornhill
Holy Trinity in the MinoriesSt Giles in the FieldsSt Peter Cornhill
Holy Trinity the LessSt Giles in the FieldsSt Peter Cornhill
IslingtonSt GregorySt Peter Westcheap
KentSt James WestminsterSt Sepulchre
Little MinoriesSt John ClerkenwellSt Stephen Coleman Street
Merchant navy vesselSt John the BaptistSt Stephen Walbrook
OxfordshireSt John the Baptist upon WalbrookSt Thomas Apostle
RotherhitheSt John ZacharySt Thomas Southwark
ShadwellSt Katherine by the TowerStepney
ShoreditchSt Katherine ColemanStoke Newington
SomersetSt Laurence PountneySurrey
SouthwarkSt Lawrence JewrySurrey
St Alphage London WallSt Magnus the MartyrWarwickshire
St AndrewSt Margaret LothburyWhitechapel
St Andrew by the WardrobeSt Margaret MosesWiltshire
St Andrew UndershaftSt Martin in the FieldsWorcestershire
St Anne & St AgnesSt Martin le GrandYorkshire
St Anne Blackfriars