Hampshire Genealogical Society

Product Ref: VB008

Minstead Village Booklet

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The Village Booklet on Minstead explores this ancient Hampshire village in the New Forest. Maybe your ancestors were ‘foresters’, if so this booklet will provide interesting detail of lots of characters that lived there. It might be that you have a connection with the wartime airfields in the area.


Along with a useful map showing Minstead and its contiguous settlements, are descriptions of places of worship, past and present. Of particular interest are details on the non-conformist congregations.

This booklet contains the surnames of over fifty past inhabitants, from school master and inn keeper to landowner; and sources as diverse as Hearth Taxes, Enclosure Awards and Trade Directories are explored. Whatever your connection with Minstead, this booklet will provide rich pickings.


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