Baughurst, Hampshire Genealogy

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Guide to Baughurst, Hampshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Baughurst, Hampshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Evingar
County Hampshire
Poor Law Union Kingsclere
Registration District Kingsclere
Records begin
Parish registers: 1678
Bishop's Transcripts: 1780
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Basingstoke
Diocese Winchester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of Baughurst; Post-1844 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester
Location of Archive
Hampshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

BAUGHURST, a parish, in the union of Kingsclere, forming a detached portion of the hundred of Evingar, Kingsclere and N. divisions of the county of Southampton, 7 miles (N. W. by N.) from Basingstoke.[1].

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Baughurst parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[2]
FMP = findmypast - (£)[3]
FREG = FreeREG - free[4]
GENUKI = GENUKI - free[5]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[6]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[7]
TGEN = The Genealogist - (£)[8]


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images

FMP 1700s-1800s
FREG 1678-1850



TGEN 1678-1874

Smallbone, Ken.  Baptisms Recorded at Baughurst, Hampshire.  Article is a list of names and dates of Baptisms, Transcripts at the Hampshire Record Office. covering 1813-1837. Article in Hampshire Family Historian. Vol. 9,#2, 1982. pages 69-71, Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Genealogy From Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Charles Smith's Diary. the Journal of a Hampshire Emigrant 18 June to 8 August 1886. Part One, This article is about the life of Charles Smith, born at Pudding Hill Farm, Church Green, Baughurst in 1862, parents being  John and Ruth Smith. He had 6 sisters, and Charles emigrates to Townsville, Queensland, Australia on the McIlwraith McEacharn Steamer 'Cloncurry' in 1886. Article has a family tree, a drawing of the Cloncurry, and his ticket, as well as a diary of part of the journey to Australia, and is to be found in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol.XI. no.4, February 1985, pages 229-238. Family History Library Ref. 942.27B2h and a continuation of the article  containing a picture of Charles Smith's father and his six sisters at Church Green Baughurst, with names, in The Hampshire Family Historian,  vol.XII,no.1, May 1985, pages 25-31, Family History Library Ref.942.27 B2h v.12.  A further article of Charles Smith's Diary including a photo of him  taken in Collingwood, Queensland Australia, in 1888, to be found in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol.XII,no2, August 1985, pages 94-95, Family History Library Ref 942.27 B2h v 12. A further article of Charles Smith - it is a letter written from Pheasant Creek, Kingslake, Victoria,  dated December 5th 1894, written to his younger sister Nellie (Frances Ellen) shortly before his return to the family farm at Baughurst, where died of Tuberculosis.  Article in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol. November 1985, pages 190-191, Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h v.12

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Hampshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 177-181. Date accessed: 21 June 2013.
  2. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987).
  3. 'Over 1.4 million new Hampshire parish records published', Find My Past, accessed 3 October 2013.
  4. 'Hampshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 23 September 2013.
  5. Phillimore Hampshire Parish Marriage Registers, Vol. 5 (1900). Digital version at GENUKI - free.
  6. 'Hampshire Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 13 September 2013.
  7. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes.
  8. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Genealogist, accessed 29 January 2021.