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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Family History Societies in Hampshire

    Family History Societies exist to support and promote genealogical research. They are very useful resources in providing help, access to others researching the same surname or area and many also publish transcripts and indexes of records which can be purchased in different formats and may be...

    Started by Geoffers‎, 22-10-2008 8:20 PM
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  1. Talking Manorial records of Merdon Manor, Hursley

    Hello - I am an American named Chet SNOW. I am a family history researcher and I am seeking information on how to look up Manorial records of Merdon manor in Hursley, Hants, from the 16th and 17th Centuries. I have been given information that in that period either the Manor was in the hands of...

    Started by chetsnow‎, 18-03-2015 2:18 AM
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  2. Caroline Cowley, Otterbourne, 1783

    Does anyone have access to Otterbourne PRs? I have found Caroline Cowley on Ancestry, baptised Otterbourne 2nd Nov 1783, but no parents given. I would like her to be Comley, not Cowley, with parents John and Sarah as these two had at least 5 other children, starting in 1786 so 1783 would fit as...

    Started by Andrew Mead‎, 02-03-2015 10:39 AM
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  3. Question John Dillon married Emma Brown c 1837

    Have been searching for this wedding for a long time. John DILLON of Wickham would have married this lady prior to July 1837. It is possible they never married as there was a prior child (possibly John's as later takes his name). Lots of children born after this date. Would love this detail if...

    Started by Taiwan‎, 25-10-2012 4:27 AM
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  4. Nathaniel Edwards - is he dead?

    I have a brickwall. My great-grandfather, Nathaniel Edwards was christened in Bruisyard, Suffolk in October 1825. He moved with his family to the Isle of Wight between 1851 & 1861. I have found him on all the census up to 1891. In 1901 his wife, Georgiana, is a widow, living with her widowed...

    Started by pollymusic‎, 15-01-2006 11:10 PM
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  5. Peter Lillington Shepherd 1920-2005

    Peter born 1920, son of John Shepherd(IOW 1870), married Pauline Ridges Southampton Dst 1945. They appear to have had 1 child 1950. That child in turn appears also to have had only 1 child born 1995. I am very keen to contact either of them as they are the only remaining close family members in...

    Started by ElizabethS‎, 03-01-2015 8:35 AM
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  6. Benjamin Bunch

    I,recently,discovered that my great x2 grandad,Benjamin Bunch,was born in Hampshire,but I can't find his birth or christening anywhere.On the 1851 census it says that he is 44 approx.He died in 1857 and is buried in The Old Cemetery Southampton where it states his age at death as 50.I would seem he...

    Started by sandyjose‎, 12-07-2014 9:28 PM
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  7. NORRIS-SCOTT Marriage, Gosport, 1908?

    Please can anyone find a marriage for EDWIN SCOTT & LILIAN MARGARET NORRIS at Gosport Register Office in 1908? No relation, so I can't supply any background information. This comes from a WW1 Service Record: Edwin SCOTT served in the Hampshire Regiment from 1899 to 1907, then re-enlisted in...

    Started by fullscott‎, 23-11-2014 5:06 PM
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  8. William Horder Sheppard

    I've been researching the Sheppard family in and around Fordingbridge in Hampshire, and came across a 'Sheppard Family History' written in New Zealand in 1974 which mentioned the parents and ancestors of a William Horder Sheppard in Fordingbridge. In the course of my researches I've come across...

    Started by EricS‎, 29-10-2014 1:28 PM
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  9. Question Doe Family Alton Area

    I am looking for the family of JAMES DOE c1832 Mother Hannah c1797 a Widow in 1861 in same house as James. Father may be THOMAS DOE who died in 1854. James first wife was Elizabeth Garnett. He then married a widow Ann Andrews nee WOODS their son Charles leonard is my Husbands grandfather. Any...

    Started by jaydee‎, 14-09-2005 11:13 AM
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  10. Edward Butler and Sarah Eleanor Spencer

    Edward and Sarah married dec; quarter 1868 in Portsea( from freebdm) Edward Butler joined the 35th Regiment Royal Sussex some time around that 1868 time, the earliest roll for the 35th is 1898. He went and served in Cork Ireland had there first child there Charles William Butler 1874 returned...

    Started by Jeff Butler‎, 01-09-2014 5:10 AM
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    New to this site : interests are GREENWOOD from Norfolk and London, WATTS from Longparish, Hampshire and London, TATE from Northumberland , Berwick upon Tweed or maybe oer the border, SAWORD - all over the world and MARTIN what can I say, so many of them in and around London - Joseph Henry born...

    Started by Birder‎, 08-11-2007 10:35 PM
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  12. Hicks Lyne Eales

    Hi All, Looking for Lyne ancestry, My family name was Hicks-Lyne, unsure of how this came to be. James Philip Hicks Lyne b. 1848 was GG, and last name was Lyne. My Grandfather was James Frederick Edward Eales Hicks-Lyne b1873., but dropped the "lyne' when coming to canada after ww1....

    Started by JamesHicks‎, 09-12-2013 4:33 AM
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  13. Birth of Frederick YOUNG Southampton 1833 ?

    Hello, I've been searching the birth of the father of my grand-grandfather for 2 years now but unsucessfully. The information that I have are the following ones: my grand-grandfather, Frederick Henry YOUNG, was born the fourteenth November 1858 (Shirril Coppice Wickham), so before the...

    Started by Alicha‎, 11-11-2013 4:23 PM
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  14. William Oldaker Ellis

    Hello William Oldaker Ellis was born on 1 March 1886 in Rhyl, North Wales. After that I cannot find any records about him. He workerd in the physiology lab at RAF Farnborough in WW2 and invented something to do with x-rays. He must have lived in, or near Farnborough. I know that he was...

    Started by mini-mum‎, 12-05-2007 2:25 AM
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  15. Electorall roll 1947 Hampshire

    I am looking for the occupants of 60 or 68 Knowsley road Cosham in 1947, there was a William Stewart visiting from Australia and this was the address he gave. Ken

    Started by kenbhoy‎, 24-06-2013 8:48 AM
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  16. Old Maps - Village Detail required

    Good Evening - please can I ask for expert help with finding maps that would provide detail, such as mills, for the tithing of Tadley in Hampshire ? The maps on Old Hampshire Mapped by Portsmouth Uni , wonderful though they are, don't give detail of smaller towns and villages, and I can't see...

    Started by DocDAve‎, 04-04-2013 10:24 PM
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    Dear British Genealogy/Hampshire Forum Our ancestor Robert Thrasher/Thresher was born 1826/1831 in Southampton, Hampshire. Southampton Local Archives and Hampshire Local Archives have been unable to find a baptism for Robert - possibly because the records were destroyed during the Blitz in...

    Started by CourtenayL‎, 12-05-2013 12:19 AM
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  18. Question Wilmott, Prior families of Hampshire

    I am seeking information on the descendants and ancestors of James Wilmott (b. 1858, Wield, d. 1926) and Hannah Prior (b. 1858, d. 1922, Dummer). I have their children as Georgina, Albert, Ernest, Walter Henry, Alfred, Frank Gilbert, Leonard (my g-father), Alice, Beatrice, Daisy, & Olive.

    Started by morrisb2‎, 21-01-2006 9:12 PM
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  19. Question George Benjamin Wilson Portsmouth Hants

    I am looking for info on my Great-Great Grandfather G.B. Wilson. He was born Circa 1824 and died 11th September 1904. He was a scenic artist for Theatres, a Victualler (Landlord of The Black Dog Pub, Arundal st Landport, Portsmouth in 1878) and Music Hall Proprietor. He was married to Charlotte nee...

    Started by Debbie Scott‎, 17-03-2013 4:41 PM
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  20. William Adams Portsea

    William Adams..married Martha Tribe 14th Feb. 1804 St Mary's Portsea Hampshire... They had a son John William Adams, born 1805 St Mary's Portsea Hampshire...I am a direct decendant of this family...and having great difficulty in getting any information on this couple, but certain family members...

    Started by dalek39‎, 19-02-2013 4:22 AM
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