HGS – Ordering / Payment Options
Orders for all HGS products and services can be made:
- Through the HGS website, via the various links and product pages
- By submitting a hard-copy Order Form for Products to the HGS Office.
- Directly from the HGS Office in Cosham (please check opening hours)
- By purchasing at an HGS event, or an HGS attended event
Payment options for purchasing Products, Publications and Research Services are as follows:
By PayPal, debit or credit card for all items ordered through the Society website
The PayPal, debit or credit payment option will be presented in the ‘Basket’ stage of your transaction if purchasing products, publications etc. from the on-line shop
For Research Services you will have been advised by Quotation/Invoice of the amount due, together with a Reference Number to quote on your PayPal/Stripe payment.
You will receive confirmation of the amount paid through PayPal/Stripe, and also confirmation of your order/transaction from HGS detailing the amount paid.
Whilst you may use any credit or debit card to pay, if using PayPal you will need to set up an Optional Account, the details of which can be found by clicking on the link at the bottom of the PayPal page.
By UK Sterling cheque
All products and publications purchases and Research Services can be paid for by Sterling cheque, drawn on a UK Bank, made out to The Hampshire Genealogical Society and sent to the HGS Office, 52 Northern Road, Cosham, Portsmouth, Hants, PO6 3DP, UK, with your hardcopy publications order form or copy of your Invoice for Research Services.
By Cash at the HGS Office – or at HGS Events
Cash can be accepted for all Publications and Research Services at the HGS office in Cosham, address as above, or at an HGS attended Family History Open Day or other event.
We cannot accept Credit/Debit card payments at the HGS Office or at HGS attended events.
A full list of our Terms & Conditions can be viewed here.
Discord in Marriage
Interesting little snippets from some of the old newspapers include brief advertisements where husbands have declared that they will not be responsible for their wife’s debts. One item from James LINDSAY appeared in the Hampshire Chronicle printed on 4th September 1820. He said that he would not be answerable for any debts incurred by his […]
HGS on Radio Solent
On Friday 1st February, Radio Solent broadcasted their Sasha Twining Show from the Dolphin Shopping Centre in Poole. Along with two other experts, HGS Chairman and Ringwood Group member Paul Pinhorne, along with Pat and George Hilbert, also from the Ringwood Group were there to help people with their family history research. Many interesting questions […]
Winchfield village booklet now available
Winchfield, (VB101) is located midway between Farnborough and Basingstoke with the A30 forming part of the northern parish boundary. The B3016 crosses the parish from south to north. The Basingstoke Canal forms part of the southern border, the London to Southampton railway crosses the parish and recently the M3 follows the same route. There is […]
Old Alresford village booklet now available
Old Alresford, (VB100) is located midway between Alton and Winchester just north of New Alresford which is on the A31. Alresford Pond is a large lake created in the 12th Century at the head of the River Arle, a tributary of the River Itchen. Several water mills have existed along the river with the restored […]
Knowle War Memorial
Knowle Hospital was open in 1852 as the Hampshire County Lunatic Asylum. The asylum was renamed Knowle Mental Hospital in c.1923 and following the 1948 introduction of the National Health Service Act, became Knowle Hospital. At the beginning of the 20th century, Knowle Hospital was home to over 1000 patients and staff and was a self […]