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Please use the online Contact form on this page to make a general enquiry to HGS or one of its Officers.

For specific enquiries regarding family history searches please use the contact form under the Research Centre link.

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HGS Officers

  • Chairman – Paul Pinhorne
  • Secretary – Gwen Newland
  • Treasurer – Ann-Marie Shearer

 

Address and Contact Details

Hampshire Genealogical Society
52 Northern Road
Cosham
Portsmouth
Hampshire PO6 3DP
Telephone: 02392 387000
Website: www.hgs-familyhistory.com

 

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Latest News

RIP Private Herbert Frank French

Herbert Frank FRENCH was born on 21st April 1884 at 11 Hyde Close in Winchester, the illegitimate son of Emily. On 18th January 1908 he married Sarah Ann (Annie) BIGNELL in Meonstoke and then settled in the village to raise their daughters Emily and Ivy. Herbert was initially in the Territorial Army then when WWI […]


Can you help

 We have recently been passed a copy of a photograph with a request for more information, maybe the location or the purpose. A comment with the photo says that the men were in training but didn’t say what for. 


Bigamy in 1820

The Hampshire Chronicle printed on 5th June 1820 carried a brief article on page 4 referring to three prisoners who had been committed to the County Gaol.  One of the prisoners had been accused of bigamy but whereas most bigamists were men this was a woman.


Kingston Cemetery CD

KINGSTON CEMETERY CD   HGS are very pleased to announce that a new CD is now available to buy for Kingston Cemetery, Portsmouth.  The CD costs £10.00 and is available from our Research Centre in Cosham.  It can be purchased in person, by post, through the sales section of our website or through our Bookstall.


RIP Gunner William Talmage

RIP Gunner William Talmage William TALMAGE was born in 1884 in Ramsbury, Wiltshire, and married Ellen Maria KNIGHT in Medstead in 1910.  They had a butcher’s business in West Horsley, Surrey, but when the First World War started William was one of the many who volunteered and joined the Army.


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