Hampshire Genealogical Society

Non-HGS Publications / McLaughlin Guides

Newly introduced are a selection of the genealogical series of books by Eve Mclaughlin: ‘The Mclaughlin Guides’. Covering a wide range of subjects of interest to the family historian.

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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

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

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

Modern Wills from 1858

Mainly England & Wales, few Scots, Irish, colonies)Information in indexes & wills, making abstracts. Intestacy, Administrations, Married Womans Property Act, Death Duty registers. Location of Index copies and original wills....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34012

Non Comformist Ancestors

History; civil + ecclesiastical penalties, recusant rolls, chapel registers, minute books etc, Quakers & Methodists, Dr Williams Library, IGI, property records, newspapers, other sources, missionaries, denomination archives, repositories, finding aids....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34013

Old Occupations & Descriptions

Old occupation names or descriptions of persons you are likely to meet in registers censuses etc including select Latin list. Period of use indicated....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34014

Parish Registers

Origins and development from 1538, Commonwealth, Hardwicke Marriage act, Rose Act Registers, dissenters, location, Bishops Transcripts, Marriage Licence, modern transcriptions, parish fees, alternative access...

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34015

Professionals & Gentlemen

Records of peerage and gentry, clergymen, lawyers, doctors, teachers, army, navy, marine officers etc....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34016

Quarter Cessions

Not just criminals but the whole fabric of life, including poor relief, bastardy, planning matters, trading standards, public nuisances, neighbours, apprentices, licensing, military pensions, local taxation. Church attendance. Quarter, Petty Sessions and Assizes....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34017

Reading Old Handwriting

Practical manual of writing as it really was from Elizabethan scribes to Victorian vicars. 3 full alphabets plus detailed notes of 100s of variants od difficult letters....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34018

Simple Latin

Christian Names, Relationships, occupations, descriptions, phrases for baptism, marriage burial, time & number, regnal years. Reading Latin will probate....

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34019

Starting Family Tree

Absolute beginners, basic info using GRO indexes, getting certificates,using FRC, first visit to CRO. Gets you over the first difficult hurdles...

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34020

Surnames

Their origins and meanings...

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34021

The Agricultural Labourer

The background and rise and fall of the Ag Lab. The contribution of women and children. C19 fall out to the towns, Quarter Sessions, ers and other sources of information. newspap...

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34001

The Bawdy Courts

Scope of the courts, types of courts, procedure, official records, court officers...

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34022

The Poor are always with us

New poor law 1834+; workhouses, new settlement rules, migration & emigration, job opportunities for various groups; charity soup etc, social surveys; old age pensions, health insurance: 1830s-1930s...

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34023

Victorian Censuses

Use and Interpretation, background, details asked, variations and online copies, local copies, Mormon Family History Centres...

Supplied by: Hampshire Genealogical Society Product Ref: HAM-34024

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