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Tag: Portsmouth

Portsmouth Road Names (Then and Now)

April 3, 2019

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 No. 3 pages 192-193. – read more…

National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth

February 13, 2013

If you have an ancestor who served in the Royal Navy then HGS might be able to help you with your research. Find out what resources are available in the National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth. – read more…

Why Choose Australia as a Penal Colony?

January 14, 2013

Convicts set for the penal colonies in Australia, left Portsmouth Harbour in May 1787. Were any of your families on board? – read more…

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