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Hampshire Genealogical Society

Welcome to the Hampshire Genealogical Society

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

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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

Berkshire Heritage Fair – free online

Saturday 24th February 10am-12noon and 2-4pm IF YOU ENJOY HISTORY – FAMILY – SOCIAL – LOCAL- MILITARY – TRANSPORT – DON’T MISS THIS BESPOKE EVENT. Organised by the Berkshire Local History Association & Berkshire family History Society. Attend this free online show, hosted via Zoom. Register online at Berksfhs.org HGS will be also in attendance. […]

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Fiona Ranger’s radio appearance is now available as a Podcast

On 1st February, Fiona Ranger, responsible for HGS Publicity & Outreach, was a guest on the Chris Pearce show where she discussed how to research your family history and the benefits of joining HGS. If you missed this live interview, you can now listen to the podcast on Express FM using this link: Fiona Ranger […]

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Talk at HRO – Ancestry: Genealogy TV and You – On-site talk – Monday 8th April 2024

You may be interested in this talk to be held at the Hampshire Record Office in Winchester. Genealogy TV and You: A look behind the velvet curtain at how Genealogy TV shows are made, with some tips on how to bring glamour to your own family history research, presented by Brad Argent from Ancestry. Places […]

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