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Hampshire Genealogical Society

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Promoting and encouraging the study of family history research since its formation in 1974

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Important Notice

The Research Centre and Sales Office in Cosham will be closing for Christmas at 1.00 pm on Friday 20th December 2019 and re-opening at 10.00 am on Thursday 2nd January 2020.
The December edition of the Hampshire Family Historian is now available in the members’ area

HGS: Here to Help You Explore and Research Your Family History

Welcome to Hampshire Genealogical Society! We are a registered charity and have been promoting and encouraging the study of family history research since our formation in 1974. Our aim is to help you trace your family’s Hampshire roots.

The Society is run entirely by volunteers and is affiliated to the Family History Federation (FHF). This means we exchange information, ideas and best practice with other Societies and their members.

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Latest News

The Name Game

As part of the preparations for a forthcoming village booklet on Burghclere I did a search through the HRO CALM Index for any relevant details. I found what appeared to be an interesting marriage license.

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Milton Cemetery, Portsmouth

    The Monumental Inscriptions for Milton Cemetery in Portsmouth has now been completed and is available for purchase and research. The file contains burials from 1912 to 2019 and includes a map and index as well as the usual memorial inscriptions.   Roy Montgomery HGS Research Centre, Cosham

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Hound village booklet now available

    Hound, (VB105) was a large parish including two detached parts that was later reduced in size by the creation of Sholing and the enlargement of Bursledon parishes.  Located 4 miles from Southampton on the east side of Southampton Water the parish contains Netley Abbey, Netley Castle and was home to the Royal Victoria […]

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