Event Categories: Fareham Afternoon Group
New historical maps available
October 11, 2020
We’ve recently added 21 new products to our series of ‘Alan Godfrey Historical Maps’. See the whole collection at our online shop at https://www.hgs-familyhistory.com/shop/historical-maps These black and white reproductions of old Ordnance Survey maps are an invaluable resource for family historians. They show towns and villages in detail, with individual buildings marked, as well as […]
Over 50,000 Hampshire records added to Findmypast
August 12, 2020
The Findmypast collection of Hampshire records is growing with the addition of over 50,000 records for various parishes in the north east of the county. These records have been released in conjunction with Surrey County Council. Parish records pre-date the introduction of civil registration in 1837 and are a vital source of information. Details of […]
Hampshire Archives and Local Studies has re-opened!
July 25, 2020
We are very pleased to let you know that we have been able to re-open this week following the prolonged lockdown period. This is ahead of most, though not all, archive services across the country. Our new arrangements are quite different due to new distancing, hygiene and quarantining requirements, as might be expected. Please note […]
Ancestry DNA matches to be removed?
July 16, 2020
ALERT! ALERT! ALERT! It seems that AncestryDNA will be making changes meaning that 1000s of people who currently appear as DNA matches will disappear, as soon as 1st August (exact date not known). This is being reported from various sources, who attended a conference call with Ancestry. There are ways to keep some of these […]
HGS and Videoconferencing
June 9, 2020
Although there has been some relaxing of the lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic in the UK, we are still not allowed to meet in large numbers. In March, we advised groups that they should cancel all meetings until July at the earliest. Who knows when this will change? As you are probably aware, over […]