Fleet and Farnborough Group
Hound village booklet now available
October 23, 2019
Hound, (VB105) was a large parish including two detached parts that was later reduced in size by the creation of Sholing and the enlargement of Bursledon parishes. Located 4 miles from Southampton on the east side of Southampton Water the parish contains Netley Abbey, Netley Castle and was home to the Royal Victoria […]
New President for the Hampshire Genealogical Society
October 15, 2019
We are pleased to formally announce the appointment of Dr Nick Barratt as President of HGS. As required by the Society’s Constitution the Executive Committee approached Dr Barratt to ask if he would take on the role and we were immensely pleased that he said he would be honoured to do so. In September our […]
Beverley Babes turn 80!
October 7, 2019
Beverley Babes – Who are the ‘Beverley Babes’? At the start of the Second World War, the Portsmouth based Royal Naval and Royal Marine Maternity Home moved to Beverley House, Southwick Road, Wickham. Beverley House was to remain in operation as a naval maternity home until mid-1946. The babies born at Beverley House are affectionately […]
Headley village booklet now available
September 14, 2019
Headley, (VB104) is a large parish reduced in size by the creation of Grayshott in 1901, the creation of Whitehill civil parish in 1929 and the creation of Bordon ecclesiastical parish in 2002. Headley is 4 miles north of Liphook and 8 miles south of Farnham
Protestant Dissenters Burials Grounds
August 22, 2019
There is an interesting insight into the use of separate burial grounds for dissenters written onto the first page of the burial register for the Christchurch Independent Church that is in reference RG4/399.