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.
Don’t Always Believe It Update
Duplicate entries in parish registers Resulting from an enquiry recently received in the Research Center a very good example of duplicate entries in registers was found in Nutley and Preston Candover. Admittedly the Nutley entries at that time were all extracted from the Bishops Transcripts but it could be expected that these were only copies […]
Poor Law Union Gazette – 1
Poor Law Union Gazette – 1 Newspapers are a very good source of information on some of our ancestors but they rarely give such detailed information on individuals as that found in the Poor Law Union Gazette. If an ancestor had absconded without paying for the care of his family and left them chargeable to […]
Ringwood Community Centre Annual Quiz
Paul Pinhorne, Mary Baldwin and Michael Jenkinson, members of the HGS Ringwood Group took part in the Ringwood Community Centre Annual Quiz last month. The team has won their first match 28-6 against the Anglo-Italian Society. They go through to the final night on 26th March. Can they improve on their runner-up position from last […]
Why Go to a HGS Group Meeting?
So why would you want to get up out of your armchair and drag yourself away from your computer to attend a HGS meeting …? There are 13 HGS groups which currently meet monthly at venues around the county: Afternoon Group / Alton / Andover / Basingstoke / Fair Oak / Fareham / Fleet & Farnborough / Gosport / New Milton & […]
Hampshire County Lunatic Asylum
Hampshire County Lunatic Asylum In the 1840s there was a legal requirement for every county to have its own asylum, the result being that Hampshire purchased the land at Knowle Farm near Fareham in order to construct the Hampshire County Lunatic Asylum.