Braishfield, Hampshire Genealogy

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

Braishfield, Hampshire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Thorngate
County Hampshire
Poor Law Union Romsey
Registration District Romsey
Records begin
Parish registers: 1855; For more records see Michelmersh
Bishop's Transcripts: 1855
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Somborne
Diocese Winchester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of Michelmersh with Braishfield; Post-1844 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester
Location of Archive
Hampshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, described Braishfield like this:

BRAISHFIELD, or Brashfield, a chapelry in the parishes of Mitchelmersh, Romsey, and Hursley, Hants; on the Anton river, and the Andover railway, 3½ miles N of Romsey r. station. It was constituted in 1855: and it has a post office under Romsey.[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]

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

TGEN = The Genealogist - (£) - note in table below a different date range for records currently in TGEN under alternate spelling Braisfield.[2]


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TGEN 1855-1867
TGEN 1855-1874 (as Braisfield parish)

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

Census Records[edit | edit source]

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]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870. Date accessed: 19 June 2013.
  2. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Genealogist, accessed 8 November 2020.