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Hampshire Genealogical Society

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Harmony Hall later Queenwood College

October 23, 2016

Harmony Hall later Queenwood College Two unique educational establishments in East Tytherley Harmony Hall In 1839 Sir Francis GOLDSMID leased land at East Tytherley to socialist reformer Robert OWEN.  His aim was to create a pioneering project in community living.  The house he built could accommodate 700 but never reached this number. Harmony Hall was one […] – read more…

Portsdown - Christ Church

Christ Church Portsdown Military Cemetery

March 15, 2013

Hampshire family historians will be interested in the military cemetery at Portsdown and its connection to the D-Day landings. – read more…

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Harry Selfridge and Highcliffe Hampshire

February 28, 2013

The Selfridge family had a very interesting connection to the county of Hampshire that family historians will find intriguing. – read more…

Family History Memorial in Steep Church

February 14, 2013

For family historians, church memorial plaques can be a fascinating resource. In the church of All Saints Steep this memorial makes a compelling read – read more…

Palmerston’s Folly – The Story of Portsmouth’s Forts

January 4, 2013

Several generations of Portsmouth people have given the nickname ‘Palmerston’s Folly’ to the Victorian forts on Portsdown Hill.
The forts are on the crest of the hill, overlooking Portsmouth and it’s harbour. When and why were they built? – read more…

Winchester - Cathedral

A Short Tour of Historic Winchester

January 4, 2013

Winchester has such a long and varied history, it would be difficult to mention it all in one short article. I would like to lead you on a walk round this ancient city, that during its history has been the capital of Wessex, the capital of England, and the seat of Parliament. – read more…

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