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Publications List

Whilst it is likely the majority of our customers will purchase our publications through the web-based system, we do recognise that others may prefer to order items from the HGS product range via post, and to pay for them by cheque.

We have therefore included the latest version of the HGS Publications List below, and as a downloadable .pdf file. Click here to download full Publications List

This document (and .pdf file) includes a blank order form which you can complete and submit to the HGS Office in Cosham.

A separate blank order form only is available through this link – HGS Blank Order Form

Please refer to our Ordering/Payment Options page for full details regarding payment, and also our Terms & Conditions page for further information.

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Uncle Tom of Portsmouth

Uncle Tom of Portsmouth Looking through old bits and pieces can prove rewarding  Gordon Brine Many older HGS members will remember my husband Gordon BRINE who unfortunately died on 8 May 2007. As often happens at these times documents, photos and other memorabilia get put away.  These tend to become forgotten over the years.  Sorting […]

Fordingbridge Rabies Death

Fordingbridge boy dies from rabies The Hampshire Telegraph published on 17 July 1826 reported the death of James HASKEL.  On 18 June he was attacked by a rabid dog.  The bites around the face were so severe that treatment was difficult.  At that time treatment for rabies was very limited. The surgeon Mr. BUDD from Fordingbridge […]

Help from Memorial Inscriptions

Why look at memorial inscriptions?
Often overlooked are details on memorial inscriptions. These can provide information not found elsewhere.

HGS Village booklet series

After the Reformation there was still a strong Catholic presence in the parish because in the 1560s a total of sixteen Catholics paid fines rather than attend the new church. Then in the 1725 Visitations it was stated that there were nineteen Papists in the parish as well as about fourteen Anabaptists, the latter met fortnightly in a private house.

“Lost” an Ancestor before 1837

Have you an ancestor you cannot find before 1837? Have you thought that they may be non-conformists? Ancestry have scanned the non-conformist registers handed to the authorities in 1837.

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