Hampshire Genealogical Society

Overseas Group

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…

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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