Longparish, Hampshire Genealogy

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Hampshire Parishes

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

Longparish, Hampshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wherwell
County Hampshire
Poor Law Union Andover
Registration District Andover
Records begin
Parish registers: 1654
Bishop's Transcripts: 1678
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Andover
Diocese Winchester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester
Location of Archive
Hampshire Record Office

Parish History

LONGPARISH (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Andover, hundred of Wherwell, Andover and N. divisions of the county of Southampton, 4 miles (S. W.) from Whitchurch.[1].


Civil Registration

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

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

FMP = findmypast - (£)[2]
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[3]


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1700s-1800s
PRTS 1780-1812

Census records

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

Naish, Sandra.  Longparish Pritchard/Ball Brickmakers.  With more research has uncovered the story behind the Ball family of Longparish, the maternal side to Doreen Wooten born 1908, also included the Pritchard family, and photos of Ball family, Rutt, Pritchard.  Article in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol. 32, no. 2, pages 83-86, FHL Ref. 942.27 B2h

Extract From Hampshire Pritchard Tree (Whole Dates From 1694). A Pritchard Family tree starting 1824-1988, mainly descendants of James Pritchard and Sarah Tarrant, other parishes mentioned are Braishfield, Longparish, Michelmersh and Timsbury. Article in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol. 32, no. 2 Sept 2005, page 116. FHL Ref 942.27 B2h

Probate records

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

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



  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 172-175. Date accessed: 11 June 2013.
  2. 'Over 1.4 million new Hampshire parish records published', Find My Past, accessed 3 October 2013. Date ranges are not clearly identified.
  3. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 30 September 2013.