Event Categories: Fareham Afternoon Group
HGS / HRO celebration!
December 19, 2021
On Wednesday 8th December, at Hampshire Record Office in Winchester, Record Office staff and Hampshire Genealogical Society volunteers came together to celebrate their recent partnership. To kick off the evening, Emma Noyce, Assistant Director – Culture and Information Services [Hampshire County Council]; Caroline Edwards, the previous Chief Archivist at HRO and HGS Chairman, Paul Pinhorne, […]
NEW! A National Group for the Hampshire Genealogical Society
December 15, 2021
Following on from this year’s success of the International Group we wanted to establish a similar group for our members who do not live in Hampshire. We felt this was particularly important as many of our Area Groups are returning to face-to-face meetings and it would mean that many of our members who do […]
Ancestry® to digitise Hampshire RO archives!
December 12, 2021
County Council agreement with Ancestry® set to make 500+ years of historic records available online Anyone with Hampshire roots anywhere in the world will be able to learn more about their ancestors thanks to an agreement between Hampshire County Council and Ancestry®, a global leader in family history. Read the official announcement here. As part of […]
1921 Census Presentation! Tues 1st Feb 2022
December 4, 2021
Special Announcement Tuesday, 1st February 2022, is a date for your diary! We’re delighted and very excited to tell you that HGS shall be hosting a special Zoom presentation entitled, “Introducing the 1921 Census of England & Wales”. Paul Nixon, from FindMyPast, will be telling us all about the newly launched 1921 Census and how […]
November 15, 2021
This is a photograph of the war horse statue in Romsey, Hampshire, where there was a Remount Depot during WW1 for the training and conditioning of horses for use in battle. In nearby Southampton, the Swaythling Depot sent horses direct to France. The Army required huge numbers of horses and thousands were requisitioned for army […]