Hampshire Genealogical Society
CDs, Books, Booklets, Microfiche indexes, transcriptions, and membership of the society for researchers of family history and local history relating to Hampshire UK.

Our Products

HGS Compact Discs

The HGS is pleased to offer a range of indexes in this popular format.

HGS Local History

Booklets covering Hampshire parishes and general information.

Membership and Donations

Members worldwide can now join the Society or renew their subscriptions through GENfair.

HGS Quarterly Journal

Facsimile pages of the first 10 volumes of The Hampshire Family Historian on DVD-ROM and surname indexes to individual issues up to Volume 29

Non-HGS Publications

Publications from Local Societies.

About Us

*** The most recent 5 Hampshire village booklets are now available for: ***

    1. Droxford - Jul 15
    1. Hartley Mauditt & West Worldham - Aug 15
    1. East Worldham - Sep 15
    1. Amport - Nov 15
    1. East and West Wellow - Feb 16

A quarterly journal - The Hampshire Family Historian - is published by the Society in March, June, September and December, which all members are entitled to receive during their year of membership. Membership now runs for one year from the date of the registration of their application. In each journal new members' surname interests are listed. The Editor welcomes articles, family trees, letters, items, and comments for publication. An eJournal is also available.

To help with research the HGS maintains the following for the County of Hampshire:

  • Baptism Index 1538 to 1841 (Complete)
  • Baptism Index 1841 to 1874 (Complete)
  • Marriage Index 1538 to 1837 (Complete)
  • Burial Index 1400 to 1841 (Complete)
  • 1851 Census Index
  • 1891 Census Index
  • Land Tax Index
  • Monumental Inscriptions (Gravestone Memorials)
  • Members' Surname Interests
  • Settlement/Removals Orders Index
  • Wills Beneficiaries Index
  • Strays Index

Further indexes available for consultation include:

  • GRO Index of BMD 1837 - 1983 (England & Wales)
  • GRO Overseas Index of BMD 1837 - 1983
  • IGI (International Genealogical Index) 1992 Edition
  • 1881 Census Index (For all counties in England & Wales)
  • Calendar of Prisoners in Winchester Gaol 1788 - 1847
  • War Memorials and Roll of Honour Index
  • The Hampshire Family Historian Surname Index
  • FFHS Burial Index (3rd edition)

All these indexes together with many more unique Hampshire related research materials, are available for personal research, by appointment only in our Research Centre at Cosham.
Please telephone 023 9238 7000. The centre is open on:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday : 9.30am - 12.30pm

  • Tuesday, Thursday : 9.30am - 12.30pm, 1.30pm - 4.30pm

  • Booking is essential if internet access is required.

Contact Us

For general enquiries, please write to:

Hampshire Genealogical Society
Hampshire Record Office
Sussex Street
SO23 8TH

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