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Portsmouth Group

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Links, Cosham Baptist Church
Havant Road
Portsmouth, PO6 2QZ

Les began his genealogical journey over 15 years ago. He studied with the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies [IHGS] and gained the Higher Certificate in Genealogy and in 2009 the Diploma in Genealogy (DipGen). He is now the Director of Training at the IHGS. Les runs his own genealogical business, and he tutors and gives talks on the subject.He is a member of AGRA, and was elected to the AGRA Council in 2015 and became the vice-chair in May 2017.

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    Review of HGS Conference Day 2019

    Review of HGS Conference Day 2019 Our third conference day was held on 15th June and was attended by 150 delegates.   In the luxury of the Fair Oak Suite of the Macdonald Hotel and Spa, Botley, everyone took advantage of the opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet new ones.

    HGS Conference Day – Rosalind McCutcheon – Fact Sheet

    The factsheet from Ros McCutcheon’s excellent talk at our recent Conference Day can be accessed via the following Link: Irish-Poor-Handout-June-2019-Ros-McCutcheon (1)  

    Wield village booklet now available

    Wield, (VB103) is a small parish consisting of two settlements, Upper and Lower Wield, with Upper Wield being the principle one including the parish church. Wield is 6 miles west of Alton and 6 miles north-north-east of Alresford.

    New Item in the Members Area

    We are delighted to announce that we have a new set of data in our members area.  The Muster Roll of the 2nd Battalion Hampshire Regiment dated 1889,  by kind permission of two of our members, Kay and Dave Lovell,

    Wield MI Correction

    As with all data that gets indexed or transcribed there is always the possibility that information can be misread due to bad handwriting or general aging. Whilst preparing information for the forthcoming village booklet on Wield I have found a prime example of this.

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