Please select from the following links:


Hampshire Specific


Hampshire County Council

Home page for Hants County Council with many regional links


Hampshire Genealogical Society                       

The long-established family history society


Hampshire History Website                                

Alan McGowan's very informative site

Hampshire Records Office                                 

Website for the Record Office in Winchester


Hampshire Record Office Online Catalogue

Direct link to the HRO Catalogue


Hampshire Registration Districts

Which Parishes are in which GRO Registration Districts? Find out here.


Isle of Wight Record Office

Home page for the IOW RO


Portsmouth City Council

Home page for the City Council with many City links

Portsmouth City Museum & Record Office

Website for the Record Office in Portsmouth


Staunton Park Genealogy Centre

Web Site for Havant based genealogy group

Southampton City Archives

Website for the Record Office in Southampton


Southampton University Library - local history links

A host of useful links to local history sites



Hampshire Places (including Isle of Wight which used to be in Hampshire)


Basingstoke - Holy Ghost

History of the Basingstoke Catholic Church with links to the district



History of the Isle of Wight village



History of another Isle of Wight Village



Local History of Denmead


Fareham Borough Council - History Page

Fareham History Page


Gosport - Catholic Church

History of St Mary's RC Church, High St, Gosport


Gosport Borough Council

Gosport history page


Gosport Museum the site for Gosport Museum


Gosport - St Marys, Alverstoke

History of the Parish Church


IOW - History

The site for the Isle of Wight History Centre


IOW Steam Railway

Direct line to the home page


Kingsclere Information

Information on Kingsclere and district


Portsmouth Churches

Web sites and links to churches within and without the City boundary


Portsmouth Memorials

Memorials & Monuments In Portsmouth Churches


Quarr Abbey

History of the monastery near Ryde, IOW



Website for history including some parish registers


Solent Defences

Site for Forts an other Sea Defences along the Solent Coastline



Community site for Titchfield with a historical flavour

Mailing Lists


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Access to Archives

The a2a database is part of the growing national archives network in the UK


British Library

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The CWG online database of those who gave their lives in the two world wars



Home page for an index of Family History Resources in the UK


Federation of Family History Societies

Pay per view family history data site including Hampshire Genealogy Society


A Must!!!!!     Search the GRO Index for FREE (not complete yet - but getting there)


Comprehensive UK & Ireland National & County Genealogy Site includes Registration Districts and addresses,

Record Offices as well as information for Family Historians....whether new or experienced


Hugh Wallis' IGI batch nos

Invaluable search tool to locate church records available on the IGI


Hugh Wallis' middle names in the IGI - Hampshire

Search tool to assist middle naming patterns


LDS Family History Site

Search the IGI, 1881 census or LDS Catalogue and much much more


Museum & Exhibition Guide

A listing of Museums, Galleries & Heritage for the UK


Old Bailey

On-line database of trials (and no doubt a few tribulations) 1674 to 1834


One Name Studies

Become a Goon - at the home page for the Guild of One Name Studies

The National Archive, Kew

The principal national archive in the United Kingdom


Surname Origins

The origins of British and other surnames


Tools & Research Aids


BMD Certificate Ordering Site

Order Form for your BMD Certificates

Calendar Calculator

Wanna date? This site calculates the days that dates fell on in various international calendars


Dictionary Directory

Look up meanings and translations for words and phrases in several dictionaries



Dictionary of occupations, trades and professions