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HGS Family History Groups

We meet monthly to discuss the opportunity to share, learn, exchange ideas and information, as well as to help us each further explore our family history projects. Why not come along and see for yourself? 

  • You can attend meetings of any of our 14 active groups. All groups meet in the evening with the exception of the Afternoon Group – see page via Groups Menu for details.
  • Visit their pages via the Groups Menu to see their monthly programme of talks, news and articles.  Contact a Group Organiser using the form at the bottom of each Group’s page.
  • Come and meet like-minded people. HGS Group Meetings are free to members and prospective members.
  • They are a good way to gain some new insights on how to further explore your family history.
  • Whether you are a beginner or an expert, with a family from within or outside of Hampshire, you will always be welcome and find someone who has something new and interesting to share.

HGS Group Locations

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HGS Family History Group and Society Events for the next 3 months

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Latest News

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 […]


Portsmouth Couple Married in India – 1899

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?


The Internet Library of Early Journals

Researching family history means having to explore many avenues, one useful free resource is the Internet Library of Early Journals


The Curtis Museum, Alton – A Local Resource

Local history museums can be a great resource for those researching their family history. The Curtis Museum in Alton Hampshire has some interesting topic material on local places and people.


Harry Selfridge and Highcliffe Hampshire

The Selfridge family had a very interesting connection to the county of Hampshire that family historians will find intriguing.


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