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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

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

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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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A big, big thank you to the Bookstall volunteers who made Family Tree Live such a success. We were kept very busy for both days of the event helping people in the search of their Hampshire ancestors. And of course welcoming our many new members. L-R Angela Winteridge, Margaret Bowman, Chris Pavey, Fiona Ranger, Geoff […]


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Come and see us Friday 25th and Saturday 26th April at Family Tree Live at the Alexandra Palace, London. We are on Stands 37-38a where we will have a wide selection of HGS Publications, Maps, Genealogy Source Guides as well as Local History books and information for the whole of Hampshire.


New Winchester Group

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Empshott village booklet now available

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