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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 news

** AGM on Zoom** : Details of the 2020 AGM are in the September Journal – anyone wishing to attend should email secretary@hgs-online.org.uk for a login to the meeting.
** NEW ** GROUP MEETINGS: We are going virtual for some of our meetings! Please check the Group pages for more information.
LOCKDOWN: The Cosham Office/Research Centre is closed until further notice.
FACEBOOK: See our new ‘snippets’ articles added to our Facebook page
THE HAMPSHIRE HISTORIAN; The September online edition of our journal 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

Notice of the 2020 AGM

The Hampshire Genealogical Society – Annual General Meeting NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 46th Annual General Meeting of HGS will be held by Zoom videoconference at 11.30 am on Saturday 10th October 2020 to transact the following business. 1. Minutes of the previous meeting To be agreed and matters arising 2. Reports and Accounts […]

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Over 50,000 Hampshire records added to Findmypast

The Findmypast collection of Hampshire records is growing with the addition of over 50,000 records for various parishes in the north east of the county. These records have been released in conjunction with Surrey County Council. Parish records pre-date the introduction of civil registration in 1837 and are a vital source of information. Details of […]

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Hampshire Archives and Local Studies has re-opened!

We are very pleased to let you know that we have been able to re-open this week following the prolonged lockdown period.  This is ahead of most, though not all, archive services across the country. Our new arrangements are quite different due to new distancing, hygiene and quarantining requirements, as might be expected. Please note […]

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