Milton (near Portsea), Hampshire Genealogy

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Milton (near Portsea)

Guide to Milton (near Portsea), Hampshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Milton (near Portsea), Hampshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Portsmouth Borough
County Hampshire
Poor Law Union Portsea Island
Registration District Portsea Island
Records begin
Parish registers: 1844
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Droxford
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

Milton St James (near Portsea) was originally created as a chapelry - one of ten chapelries all within the parish of Portsea, in the county of Hampshire, created in 1844 from Portsea Ancient Parish. The other chapelries included:

  • (Holy) Trinity 
  • St George
  • St John
  • St Mary
  • Land port St Luke
  • Land port All Saints
  • Havelock Park St Bartholomew
  • Southsea St Paul
  • Southsea St Jude with St Simon


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

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.

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.

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