Contacting the Society
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.
We will reply to all reasonable enquiries as soon as possible.
If you would like to post a written enquiry, please include a stamped addressed envelope for a reply.
- Chairman – Dolina Clarke
- Secretary – Gwen Newland
- Treasurer – Ann-Marie Shearer
Address and Contact Details
Hampshire Genealogical Society
52 Northern Road
Hampshire PO6 3DP
Telephone: 02392 387000
Winchester Independent Register – RG4-726
The registers for the Independent Chapel start in 1716 and many entries contain useful details. The spelling of the names written here are exactly as they were written into the register. Different ministers conducting the baptisms decided to record different items of information in addition to the dates and names.
Over Wallop village booklet now available
Over Wallop, once also known as Upper Wallop, (VB097) is located west of the A343 with the B3084 running through the Wallop valley from south-east to north-west. The Wallop Brook rises in the parish and flows south-east. The hamlet of Palestine is in the north
Stratfield Saye village booklet now available
Stratfield Saye village booklet Stratfield Saye (VB096) is located west of the A33 with the Berkshire county border along the Roman road to Silchester forming the parish boundary to the north. Originally the parish included Beech Hill in Berkshire until 1868 when that hamlet became a civil and ecclesiastical parish.
Don’t Always Believe It Update
Duplicate entries in parish registers Resulting from an enquiry recently received in the Research Center a very good example of duplicate entries in registers was found in Nutley and Preston Candover.
Poor Law Union Gazette – 1
Poor Law Union Gazette – 1 Newspapers are a very good source of information on some of our ancestors but they rarely give such detailed information on individuals as that found in the Poor Law Union Gazette.