Contacting the Society
Please use the online Contact form on this page to make a general enquiry to HGS or one of its Officers.
For specific enquiries regarding family history searches please use the contact form under the Research Centre link.
We will reply to all reasonable enquiries as soon as possible.
If you would like to post a written enquiry, please include a stamped addressed envelope for a reply.
- Chairman – Paul Pinhorne
- Secretary – Gwen Newland
- Treasurer – Ann-Marie Shearer
Address and Contact Details
Hampshire Genealogical Society
52 Northern Road
Hampshire PO6 3DP
Telephone: 02392 387000
Changes at the Ringwood Group
New Group Organiser at Ringwood After 15 years, Paul Pinhorne is stepping down from leading the Ringwood Group to concentrate on his recent appointment as Chairman of the Hampshire Genealogical Society.
Tragedy off Hurst Castle
Identical reports in the Hampshire Chronicle and Hampshire Telegraph, both published on 14th February 1820, describe a tragedy that happened off Hurst Castle on Friday 5th February.
Benefits of the Wills Beneficiary Index (WBI)
Benefits of the Wills Beneficiary Index (WBI) Wills can be a wonderful source of information for family historians. The WBI, centred on Hampshire, contains the names of people that have been extracted by volunteers from many of the wills that are held in the HRO.
Poor Law Union Gazette – 2
Another interesting entry appeared in the Poor Law Union Gazette on 25 April 1857 naming Lewis POSNER, formerly of Southampton, who the Southampton Union would like to get their hands on.
East Tisted village booklet now available
East Tisted, (VB098) is located on the A32 that runs south from Alton which is 4 miles to the north. Rotherfield Park and its associated estate is in the western part of the parish and covers 432 acres which includes 14 acres of garden and 62 acres of ornamental woodland.