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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

Winchester’s Military Museums

February 13, 2013

National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth

February 13, 2013

Aldershot Army Museum

February 12, 2013

Tithe Maps at the National Archives

February 8, 2013

A Delightful WWI Artefact

February 8, 2013

A Hampshire History of Immigration and Emigration

February 8, 2013

Railway Records

February 5, 2013

Wills and How to Find Them

January 30, 2013

Jane Austen’s 200th Anniversary

January 27, 2013

Useful Research Source Material: Auction Sale Notices

January 19, 2013

A 1900 Case of Accidental Death in Haslar Creek

January 19, 2013

The ‘Green Post’ Public House Case 1850

January 19, 2013

Why Choose Australia as a Penal Colony?

January 14, 2013

Commonly Used Family History Abbreviations

January 5, 2013

Parishes in 1851 Census Hampshire and IOW Listed by Parish / Place

January 4, 2013

Parishes in 1851 Census Hampshire and IOW by Volume

January 4, 2013

Palmerston’s Folly – The Story of Portsmouth’s Forts

January 4, 2013

A History of Divorce

January 4, 2013

A Short Tour of Historic Winchester

January 4, 2013

Victorian Baby Farming

January 4, 2013

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