Hampshire Genealogical Society

Year: 2023

New Safeguarding Policy

September 22, 2023

New Safeguarding Policy Since our AGM on 17th June inst., HGS trustees have begun a programme to assess our Governance system. Part of this is to review and update our various policies or, in some cases, create new ones. The first to have been completed and approved is our Safeguarding Policy which you will find […] – read more…

Andover Museum opening times

September 12, 2023

Correction to opening times The September edition of the HGS quarterly magazine publicised the Andover Museum. Unfortunately the opening times quoted are now incorrect, as the winter opening times have just started this week. They are now 10am to 4pm Friday to Sunday (closed Monday to Thursday). Sorry for any confusion or inconvenience. – read more…

Important change – e-journals now available to all members!

September 1, 2023

e-journal and archive now available to all members online The Hampshire Family Historian magazine, published quarterly, has been available to HGS members either as a printed copy or via this website as an e-journal. So if you were sent a printed copy, it was not possible to view the current issue online. Neither was it […] – read more…

Hampshire marriages and banns (1754-1921) now on Ancestry

May 2, 2023

Hampshire marriages and banns (1754-1921) now on Ancestry Following on from the Hampshire baptism records (1813-1921) recently made available on Ancestry, a new tranche of parish records – Marriages and Banns from 1754, when pre-printed volumes were introduced, to 1921 –  are now online and are searchable by name. Please note these records do not […] – read more…

*ARCHIVE* Conference Day & AGM Saturday 17th June 2023

May 1, 2023

Conference Day and AGM 2023 The Hampshire Genealogical Society is pleased to announce that their Conference Day and AGM 2023 will be held at The Millennium Memorial Hall, Littleton, Winchester, SO22 6QL on Saturday 17th June 2023. For further information of the event and how to apply for tickets on-line, please contact the Society on […] – read more…

*ARCHIVE* HGS Bookstall’s visit to Dorset Family History Show – Saturday April 22nd, 2023

April 24, 2023

Under a rather grey sky on a cool spring Saturday morning in April, six stalwart HGS Volunteers made their various ways to St George’s Church Hall in Poole for the Dorset Family History Society’s Family History Day. The HGS Exhibitor’s stall takes some putting together using two long tables on which we lay our various […] – read more…

Hampshire baptism records (1813-1921) now on Ancestry

April 20, 2023

Hampshire baptism records (1813-1921) now on Ancestry In December 2021, family history website Ancestry and Hampshire County Council announced a partnership in which the company would digitise the county’s historic records. A year later, the first tranche consisting of probate records was launched. Recently Ancestry has added a new collection of 1,583,654 Hampshire baptism records […] – read more…

*ARCHIVE* HGS Bookstall’s visit to The Spring at Havant on February 25th

March 23, 2023

On Saturday February 25th, the HGS Bookstall paraphernalia was dusted off, loaded into the car and taken to the Old Town Hall in Havant where The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre is situated. This was our first ‘live’ show this year and, in fact, our first ‘live’ show since September 2022. That February Saturday was […] – read more…

HGS Secretary required

March 16, 2023

The Hampshire Genealogical Society is in need of a new Secretary to succeed Gwen Newland who has stepped down from the role. The duties are those which would be expected of such a position, mainly involving convening and attending meetings of the AGM and those of the Executive Committee; ensuring that minutes of meetings are […] – read more…

*Archive* Sat 25th Feb – Heritage Festival in Havant

January 31, 2023

Heritage Festival – Havant, Hampshire Hampshire Genealogical Society will be at this Heritage Festival at The Spring Arts Centre, Havant along with other local heritage groups on Saturday 25th February 10 am – 4pm. Click here to see who is attending   Local Heritage Groups — The Spring There is also a full program of events […] – read more…

*Archive* Hampshire Genealogical Society Exhibition at Hampshire Record Office

January 16, 2023

This ‘pop-up’ exhibition, located in the foyer, marks the start of the 50th year since the foundation of Hampshire Genealogical Society (HGS) in 1974. The purpose is to provide awareness of what HGS is, what it does, and what it has to offer to anyone interested in Hampshire-based family history. The exhibition highlights the work […] – read more…

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