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Portsmouth Bigamy Intrigue

October 22, 2013

Bignell Family Bible

September 22, 2013

Hampshire Children in Manchester Cotton Mill

August 26, 2013

English man dies in Newburgh New York – 1850

August 26, 2013

Family Tragedy in 19th Century East Tisted

July 16, 2013

Punishment in Hampshire Quarter Session Courts – 1800

July 9, 2013

Portsmouth Couple Married in India – 1899

June 20, 2013

Quarter Sessions Court Report 1817

June 6, 2013

National Archives Immigration Records Online

June 6, 2013

How Wills Can Help your Family History Research

June 6, 2013

Death of Farmer Budd Hampshire – 1800

May 23, 2013

Old Newspaper Articles and Research

May 22, 2013

The Internet Library of Early Journals

May 10, 2013

Portsmouth (LDS) Family History Centre

May 10, 2013

The Curtis Museum, Alton – A Local Resource

May 9, 2013

A Hampshire Divorce in 1890

March 21, 2013

Christ Church Portsdown Military Cemetery

March 15, 2013

Beginners Guide to Family History

March 11, 2013

Using DNA as a Tool in Family History

March 8, 2013

Commonwealth War Graves Commission at Portsmouth & Southampton Memorials

March 6, 2013

Harry Selfridge and Highcliffe Hampshire

February 28, 2013

A Hampshire Picture Mystery

February 27, 2013

The Hampshire Rose – Origins

February 22, 2013

Wills and an Explanation of Probate Courts

February 21, 2013

George Weston Collings (1889-1981) in the First World War

February 17, 2013

Family History Memorial in Steep Church

February 14, 2013

The Hampshire Rose

February 14, 2013

What’s in a ‘Hampshire’ Name?

February 14, 2013

Netley Military Cemetery

February 13, 2013

Enham – Alamein Village for Injured WWI Soldiers

February 13, 2013

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Will of John Biggnall of Kingston

Can an early will help with family trees John Biggnall The early registers for both Portsmouth parishes have disappeared. Later 17 Century registers are not always complete.  Trying to trace early families on Portsea Island can be difficult but early wills may help.  John BIGGNALL of Kingston wrote his will on 8 February 1684/5 and […]


HGS Ringwood team runners-up in local quiz

Ringwood Community Centre Annual Quiz Several members of the HGS Ringwood Group recently took part in the Ringwood Community Centre Annual Quiz. The team over the 2 nights consisted of Paul Pinhorne, Mary Baldwin, Michael Jenkinson and George Hilbert. The team won their first 2 matches to go through to the final, but were unable […]


Latest Village Booklet – No 91 Cliddesden – is available now

Cliddesden (VB091) is a comprehensive study of the history of this rural Hampshire village and the parish of St Leonard. It is located two miles south of Basingstoke and west of the A339. The original parish had a detached part at Hatch which is now part of Basingstoke and north of the M3. The Basingstoke […]


Latest Village Booklet – No 90 Shalden – is available now

Village Booklet – No. 90 Shalden – available now. The latest in our range of village booklets is now available to purchase online through our shop or by post from the Sales Office. Shalden is a comprehensive study of the history of this rural Hampshire village and the parish of St Peter and St Paul. […]


The Hampshire Family Historian Volume 45 No.1 – June 2017

The next edition of the Hampshire Family Historian will soon be dropping through letterboxes and be available for download in the Members’ Area. Look out for the final part of ‘Royalty in the Forest’ by Richard Smith and another great article by Roy Montgomery ‘Learning a Lesson’. PLUS as usual: Members Interests, Research Room, Around the […]


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