Hampshire Genealogical Society

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20th Century Reasearch

This difficult period of after 1901. Hints for those who were adopted and seeking birth parents with little or no family information. Finding about background without access to censuses etc. Useful WW1 sources...

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34027

Annals of the poor

Documenting the C16-C19 poor. Overseas accounts, settlement certificates, removal orders, examinations, poor apprentices, Quarter session references. Historical background to 1834....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34002

Civil Registration

Birth Marriage and Death Certificates, contents, how to get at indexes, buy certificates.Problems and how to handle them...

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34003

Craftsmen and Tradesmen

Tracing records of skilled workers, apprentices, London Livery Companies, finding references in court records, church wardens accounts, photos. Extensive bibliography of printed and MSS lists, business histories etc....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34004

Education for the People

History of Education, charities, ragged schools, monitorial system, National & British Schools, the various acts improving the chances of the poor and the records through the ages. Admission and log books...

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34005

Family History from Newspapers

Background history, content at different periods, layout of Victorian newspapers, types of local information available, family details. Location: the newspaper Library, online & other copies....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34006

Going to Work Volume One

Published in 2001, this book contains memories of starting work in the Portsmouth-Portsea areas in a variety of trades and occupations. This is an illustrated version of the 1981 booklet....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-30113

Going to Work Volume Two

This book continues with more memories of starting work in the Portsmouth-Portsea areas in a variety of trades and occupations. Published in 2002....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-30117

Highbury Memories

Published in 2002, this book deals with the area to the north east of Portsea Island between the Creek and the south coast railway line. The main housing in the area was started between the wars. 13 illustrations....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-30119

Illegitimacy

In parish registers, Bastardy Bonds, other parish chest papers. Checking family traditions; official/unofficial attitudes, the Victorian problem. Inheritance rights. Tracing fathers and natural parents for adoptees....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34007

Interviewing Elderly Relaties

Quiz any kin and assess their replies. Making contact with unknown cousins, preparing the ground, planning visit, what to ask for, getting it down, sticky starts and holding back, family traditions...

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34008

Keeping the Peace

Tithingmen, hundred courts, parish constables, Amateur justices of the peace, Quarter sessions, Charlies, Bow street runners. The metropolitan police, borough and county forces, village bobby, neighbourhood watch....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34009

Kingston Road Remembered

The main route from North End to Kingston and Fratton was well served with shops, churches and taverns. A revised and updated reprint in 2012 of our 1999 booklet with memories of shops and businesses in Kingston Road and Kingston Crescent....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-30103

Making Ends Meet

Charity organisations official poor relief, the workhouse, bankruptcy, insolvency, poor shops....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34010

Manorial Records

Tracing the transfer of copyhold land; court leet and baron; the Homage, customs of the Manor, fines, heriots, coping with Latin. Examples of documents and glossary of terms. An underused source made simpler to use....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34011

Memories of Arundel Street

Revised in 2002, this book has 9 new illustrations and the addition of streets lying between Arundel Street and the railway....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-30118

Memories of Charlotte Street

Illustrated booklet of the well-known market street and surrounding area. Second edition of 1993, reprinted 2001....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-30114

Memories of Copnor

This book deals with the area east of the island, between Copnor Road, from Hilsea, and the railway until they converge at Copnor Bridge. Illustrated with photographs. New for 2011....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-30126

Memories of Cosham

The latest in our series of booklets takes us off the island and covers the area known as Cosham. In general this covers High street across to Northern Road...

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-30133

Memories of Downtown Portsmouth

This illustrated booklet covers Commercial Road, the largest shopping street in Portsmouth. Reprint of the 1994 edition....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-30102

Memories of Fratton

Illustrated with maps and drawings, the booklet covers Fratton Road. First published in 1997, reprinted 2011....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-30115

Memories of Lake Road and its Locality

This book covers the area enclosed by Lake Road, Fratton Road, Arundel Street and Commercial Road. 62 pages with 8 illustrations. 62 pages with 8 illustrations. First published in 1980; revised and expanded in 1999....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-30110

Memories of Marylebone

Memories of Marylebone (Hyde Park Road) a reprint of our 1999 booklet with memories of shops and businesses in Hyde Park Road and surrounding streets which at one time was known as Marylebone...

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-30128

Memories of Mile End and Rudmore

This book covers three adjacent areas on the west of Portsea Island: Flathouse along the western shore; Mile End surrounding part of Commercial Road; and Rudmore further north....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-30121

Memories of New Road

New Road A new revision in 2012 of one or the earliest WEA booklets with memories, shops, and businesses in New Road....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-30129

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