Parkhurst Forest, Hampshire Genealogy
Guide to Parkhurst Forest, Hampshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Parkhurst Forest, Hampshire|
|Hundred||West Medina Liberty|
|Poor Law Union||Isle of Wight|
|Registration District||Isle of Wight|
|Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes|
|Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes|
|Rural Deanery||Not Applicable|
|Probate Court||Search the courts of the surrounding parishes|
|Location of Archive|
|Hampshire Record Office|
PARKHURST, a quondam extra-parochial tract in Carisbrooke parish, Isle of Wight; 1¾ mile N W by N of Newport. It was known, at Domesday, as the King's Park and was long a royal hunting-ground..
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a summary overview of the history of this parish.
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.
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.
Earwaker, Peter. Building a Brickmakers List. Start of a brickmaking list on the Isle of Wight, with surnames Pritchett, Butcher, Moore, Flux Kent. Article in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol. 35, no.2. Sept 2008, page 126, Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h
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
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- John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870. Date accessed: 8 June 2013.