Hampshire Genealogical Society


Sat 18th Sept – Heritage Fayre, Bitterne

August 29, 2021

After a very challenging couple of years the Pear Tree 400 programme is drawing to a close – a year later than anticipated but with the same packed programme reflecting the 400 years of history of Peartree Church, Bitterne. We would like to thank all our friends, partners, supporters and attenders, and of course the […] – read more…

30 free webinars in September

August 29, 2021

I wanted to be sure you know about Legacy’s new initiative, Webtember: All Genealogy. All September Long. We are sponsoring this fun (and FREE!) online genealogy conference which takes place on Fridays throughout the month of September. There will be 30 live and pre-recorded webinars in all. People can join live for all four Fridays or […] – read more…

Free RQG 2021 conference – Zoom 25th Sept

July 27, 2021

The Register of Qualified Genealogists (RQG) is pleased to announce that our 2021 conference “Genealogy and Social History: Know your Ancestors” will be held online via Zoom on 25th September 2021. You can now register for this free genealogy and family history conference! The main speakers include: Helen Johnson, Professor of Criminology at the University of […] – read more…

*ARCHIVE* LPSS online conference – 17th April 2021

March 17, 2021

Wider still and wider … Local Population Studies in England and continental Europe The Local Population Studies Society (LPSS) is a charity devoted to promoting local history, social history, and historical demography in a local context. We publish the journal Local Population Studies, and other books and edited collections from time to time and welcome […] – read more…

HGS is moving!

March 5, 2021

Chairman Paul Pinhorne is extremely pleased to announce that the HGS has agreed with Hampshire Archives and Local Studies to relocate its Research Centre to the Hampshire Record Office in Winchester. This will allow HGS members and others interested in family history to use both our resources and expertise whilst having convenient access to Hampshire […] – read more…

*ARCHIVE* ‘Really Useful Family History Show’ – Saturday 10th April

January 22, 2021

Another “Really Useful Family History Show” is taking place on Saturday 10th April. Book your place for the price of £10. More than 20 inspiring speakers including Ian Waller, Penny Walters, Stephen Gill, and Janet Few. Recordings of talks will be available for seven days; there will be exhibitors; workshops and and online experts available. […] – read more…

*ARCHIVE* ‘The Family History Show Online’ – Saturday 20th February

January 21, 2021

‘The Family History Show Online’, sponsored by The Genealogist will take place on Saturday 20th February. Book your place for £8 now / on the day.  You will also get a FREE virtual goody bag on entry worth over £8! Talk topics include Occupations, Tracing Rural Ancestors and Working with your Autosomal DNA Test. Speakers […] – read more…

*ARCHIVE* ‘RootsTech Connect’ – Free online 25-27th Feb 2021

November 25, 2020

FamilySearch Announces RootsTech Connect 2021: A Free Global Virtual Event FamilySearch is thrilled to announce that the RootsTech 2021 conference previously planned for 3-6th February 2021, in Salt Lake City, Utah, will now be held on 25-27th February 2021, as a free, virtual event online. RootsTech Connect 2021 will enable attendees to participate from around the world and […] – read more…

*ARCHIVE* Scottish Indexes Conference – 6th Dec 2020

November 23, 2020

During 2020 we have been hosting a series of free Scottish genealogy events, a series of conferences designed to help you trace your Scottish family tree. A highlight of the December 2020 Scottish Indexes Conference will be ‘Your Burning DNA Questions’, a presentation by one of Scotland’s leading genealogists, Michelle Leonard, which will answer DNA questions. […] – read more…

*ARCHIVE* Hampshire Quakers – Hampshire Archives Trust, 24th Nov.

November 17, 2020

Hampshire Archives Trust – Talk About Hampshire Quakers – Rosemary Dunhill A HAT online talk on 24 November at 7pm – FREE! ‘A people not fit to breathe in English Aire’ Hampshire Quakers before the Toleration Act. Quaker beliefs reached Hampshire in about 1655, attracting supporters in many parts of the county. Their commitment and […] – read more…

*ARCHIVE* London History Festival 16-26th Nov 2020

November 16, 2020

Hello and greetings from Kensington and Chelsea libraries, I am writing to invite you to the London History Festival 2020, which we are this year running online – I hope you’ll find an event or two you might like and also, that you’ll help us promote the Festival by sending this invite to your members and/or […] – read more…

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