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Hampshire Centenarian

November 12, 2016

Harmony Hall later Queenwood College

October 23, 2016

Uncle Tom of Portsmouth

October 7, 2016

Fordingbridge Rabies Death

September 30, 2016

Help from Memorial Inscriptions

August 30, 2016

HGS Village booklet series

August 30, 2016

“Lost” an Ancestor before 1837

August 30, 2016

Death Notices in Old Hampshire Newspapers

November 17, 2015

West Meon Infanticide 1830

November 10, 2015

Greywell Remarriage in 1855

June 15, 2015

Hampshire Murder in Swanwick, 1899

March 1, 2015

1855 Portsea Hospital Bed Shortage

February 22, 2015

Portsmouth Police Gas Explosion in 1855

December 13, 2014

Who was Sweet Fanny Adams?

October 20, 2014

Hardship Cases in a Portsmouth Court

October 19, 2014

Useful Family Tree Information from Portsea Will

July 28, 2014

Solent Tragedy of Gosport Men 1810

April 14, 2014

Italian Immigrants in 1861 Hampshire

February 23, 2014

Early Cremation of a Portsmouth Man 1900

February 17, 2014

Memories of World War Two Southampton

January 27, 2014

Destitute Woman Transported by Portsmouth Court – 1810

January 13, 2014

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

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Review of HGS Conference Day 2019

Review of HGS Conference Day 2019 Our third conference day was held on 15th June and was attended by 150 delegates.   In the luxury of the Fair Oak Suite of the Macdonald Hotel and Spa, Botley, everyone took advantage of the opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet new ones.


HGS Conference Day – Rosalind McCutcheon – Fact Sheet

The factsheet from Ros McCutcheon’s excellent talk at our recent Conference Day can be accessed via the following Link: Irish-Poor-Handout-June-2019-Ros-McCutcheon (1)  


Wield village booklet now available

Wield, (VB103) is a small parish consisting of two settlements, Upper and Lower Wield, with Upper Wield being the principle one including the parish church. Wield is 6 miles west of Alton and 6 miles north-north-east of Alresford.


New Item in the Members Area

We are delighted to announce that we have a new set of data in our members area.  The Muster Roll of the 2nd Battalion Hampshire Regiment dated 1889,  by kind permission of two of our members, Kay and Dave Lovell,


Wield MI Correction

As with all data that gets indexed or transcribed there is always the possibility that information can be misread due to bad handwriting or general aging. Whilst preparing information for the forthcoming village booklet on Wield I have found a prime example of this.


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