Hampshire Genealogical Society

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Were you a Beverley Babe?

June 6, 2017

Beverley Babes The Royal Naval and Royal Marine Maternity Home As Britain prepared for the possibility of going to war with Germany, the Southsea based Royal Naval and Royal Marine Maternity Home, known as Bowland, made plans to evacuate their premises, with patients and staff to be taken to Beverley House, Wickham. On the 1st […] – read more…

Why Choose Australia as a Penal Colony?

January 14, 2013

Convicts set for the penal colonies in Australia, left Portsmouth Harbour in May 1787. Were any of your families on board? – read more…

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