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Ken Smallbone 1946 – 2017

March 13, 2018

Ringwood Community Centre Annual Quiz

March 13, 2018

Why Go to a HGS Group Meeting?

March 6, 2018

Hampshire County Lunatic Asylum

February 19, 2018

Don’t Always Believe It

January 31, 2018

Village Booklet – 095 Highclere – is now available.

January 17, 2018

Portsmouth Methodist Orange Street Register

January 2, 2018

Closure of the New Forest Group

December 30, 2017

Data CDs

December 11, 2017

A poignant remembrance….

November 11, 2017

Latest village booklet – No 94 Twyford now available

November 1, 2017

Research Centre

September 22, 2017

Got a few spare minutes?

September 1, 2017

Latest village booklet – No 93 Longparish now available

August 29, 2017

HGS Ringwood Open Mornings

July 10, 2017

Hardship Cases in a Portsmouth Court – Correction

June 26, 2017

Latest Village Booklet – No 92 Bramdean – is available now

June 6, 2017

Were you a Beverley Babe?

June 6, 2017


May 24, 2017

Will of John Biggnall of Kingston

May 19, 2017

HGS Ringwood team runners-up in local quiz

May 14, 2017

Latest Village Booklet – No 91 Cliddesden – is available now

April 15, 2017

Latest Village Booklet – No 90 Shalden – is available now

March 13, 2017

The Hampshire Family Historian Volume 45 No.1 – June 2017

March 7, 2017

Odiham School Teacher

February 26, 2017

Inquest verdict of Visitation of God

January 27, 2017

A New Partnership for HGS

November 29, 2016

New Membership Secretary

November 29, 2016

Hampshire Centenarian

November 12, 2016

Harmony Hall later Queenwood College

October 23, 2016

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Ken Smallbone 1946 – 2017

Ken Smallbone 1946 – 2017 The HGS Executive Committee are sad to report the death of our former Chairman and Editor Ken Smallbone who passed away at St Michael’s Hospice Basingstoke on 13 December 2017. Ken joined HGS many years ago and was a very active, involved and enthusiastic member contributing in many ways to […]

Ringwood Community Centre Annual Quiz

Paul Pinhorne, Mary Baldwin and Michael Jenkinson, members of the HGS Ringwood Group took part in the Ringwood Community Centre Annual Quiz last month. The team has won their first match 28-6 against the Anglo-Italian Society. They go through to the final night on 26th March. Can they improve on their runner-up position from last […]

Why Go to a HGS Group Meeting?

So why would you want to get up out of your armchair and drag yourself away from your computer to attend a HGS meeting …? There are 13 HGS groups which currently meet monthly at venues around the county: Afternoon Group / Alton / Andover / Basingstoke / Fair Oak / Fareham / Fleet & Farnborough / Gosport / New Milton & […]

Hampshire County Lunatic Asylum

Hampshire County Lunatic Asylum In the 1840s there was a legal requirement for every county to have its own asylum, the result being that Hampshire purchased the land at Knowle Farm near Fareham in order to construct the Hampshire County Lunatic Asylum.

Don’t Always Believe It

Don’t Always Believe It The tendency is to accept what appears in official documents as being correct. As usual there are always exceptions to the rules and in genealogy there can be quite a few.

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