Wills of Poole Residents

Transcribed and donated to the Dorset OPC Project


Wills of Poole folk have been proven in various church and local & regional jurisdictions including the Prerogative Court of Canterbury and the local Canford and Poole Peculiar Probate Court.

Wills proven in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury (PCC) between 1384 and 12 January 1858 can be downloaded from the Documents online service of the National Archives for a small fee: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/

Wills proven in the Canford and Poole Peculiar (CP) Probate Court are made available through the Dorset History Centre - https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/dorsethistorycentre/wills


SurnameForenameRank/ProfessionOf/ParishDate of WillDate Will ProvenCourtReferenceTranscribed by
LINTHORNEBenjaminMarinerPoole19 Mar 17649 Oct 1769CPCp/W/L/26Thomas Cole
LINTHORNEDeborahWidowPoole10 Dec 171930 Apr 1720CPCp/W/L/14Thomas Cole
LINTHORNEEdwardBlacksmithPoole10 Dec 174126 May 1742CPCp/W/L/18Thomas Cole
LINTHORNEElizabethWidowPoole30 Nov 17443 Oct 1755CPCp/W/L/20Thomas Cole
LINTHORNEJohn seniorBlacksmithPoole17 Feb 1692/935 Mar 1702CPCp/W/1891/L/3Thomas Cole
LINTHORNEJohn senior Poole7 Jun 1727 CPCp/W/L/16Thomas Cole
LINTHORNEJohnMarinerPoole24 Jul 17587 Nov 1760CPCp/W/L/25Thomas Cole
LINTHORNEThomas seniorMarinerPoole8 Apr 173223 Nov 1732CPCp/W/L/17Thomas Cole
MOOREJosephBooksellerPoole26 May 18085 Jul 1820PCC Helen Ginn



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