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Hampshire Genealogical Society

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Why Go to a HGS Group Meeting?

March 6, 2018

So why would you want to get up out of your armchair and drag yourself away from your computer to attend a HGS meeting …? There are 13 HGS groups which currently meet monthly at venues around the county: Afternoon Group / Alton / Andover / Basingstoke / Fair Oak / Fareham / Fleet & Farnborough / Gosport / New Milton & […] – read more…

Portsmouth Couple Married in India – 1899

June 20, 2013

A couple from Portsmouth married in Bombay in 1899. The announcement was in a Hampshire newspaper nearly three months later. Who were they and why were they in India? – read more…

The Internet Library of Early Journals

May 10, 2013

Researching family history means having to explore many avenues, one useful free resource is the Internet Library of Early Journals – read more…

The Curtis Museum, Alton – A Local Resource

May 9, 2013

Local history museums can be a great resource for those researching their family history. The Curtis Museum in Alton Hampshire has some interesting topic material on local places and people. – 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…

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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