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Portsmouth Group

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

Paul has been involved in family history research for over thirty years. Last year, Paul stepped down as Group Leader of the Ringwood Group after fifteen years. Paul has been an Executive Committee member for most of this time, with several years as vice-chairman. Since last year's AGM, Paul took over the role of HGS Chairman from Dolina Clark. His Pinhorne ancestors were all born in the Portsmouth area. In recent years he has been working on his German ancestors.

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    New Winchester Group

    UPDATE ON THE NEW WINCHESTER GROUP!!! The inaugural meeting of the new Winchester Group will take place at Littleton Memorial Hall on Thursday 16th May 2019. Door open at 7.15 for 7.30 start.   And it’s a packed agenda for the first meeting!!!  * Members of the Executive Committee will give an update on the […]


    Empshott village booklet now available

    Empshott, (VB102) is a small, sparsely populated parish 6 miles north of Petersfield and 2 miles south-east of Selborne with the B3006 running through the parish from Greatham north-west to Selborne.


    Young Lovers in Alton

    A brief paragraph in the 15th of February 1873 issue of the Hampshire Telegraph announced the death of Ellen FOWLER in Alton, the wife of George who was a millwright’s apprentice.  On the face of it this was nothing unusual except that the report gave the ages of the couple; Ellen was only 15


    Portsmouth Road Names

    Portsmouth Road Names (Then and Now) Some of the streets of Portsmouth and Portsea mentioned in the old registers and census returns have had their names changed over the years. In the following table are a few of them which were originally shown in our Journal the Hampshire Family Historian of November 1985. Vol  XII […]


    Home Guard Names in the Hampshire Record Office

    Home Guard Names in the Hampshire Record Office   Did anyone in your family serve in the Home Guard during WWII?   They may be included in the number of members in the Hampshire Home Guard who have been mentioned in the HRO catalogue and either appear in documents and photographs.


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