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.
Faccombe village booklet now available
Faccombe village booklet now available Faccombe, (VB099) is located south of the Berkshire County border and a short distance north-west of the A343. This road runs south from Newbury to Andover, the latter being 9 miles away to the south-west.
Changes at the Ringwood Group
New Group Organiser at Ringwood After 15 years, Paul Pinhorne is stepping down from leading the Ringwood Group to concentrate on his recent appointment as Chairman of the Hampshire Genealogical Society.
Tragedy off Hurst Castle
Identical reports in the Hampshire Chronicle and Hampshire Telegraph, both published on 14th February 1820, describe a tragedy that happened off Hurst Castle on Friday 5th February.
Benefits of the Wills Beneficiary Index (WBI)
Benefits of the Wills Beneficiary Index (WBI) Wills can be a wonderful source of information for family historians. The WBI, centred on Hampshire, contains the names of people that have been extracted by volunteers from many of the wills that are held in the HRO.
Poor Law Union Gazette – 2
Another interesting entry appeared in the Poor Law Union Gazette on 25 April 1857 naming Lewis POSNER, formerly of Southampton, who the Southampton Union would like to get their hands on.