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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
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Andover was well known to Charles Dickens who based his book Oliver Twist on the Work House in Andover. &nbsp;This was said to be the worst workhouse in the country at the time. &nbsp;Through Dickens book highlighting the plot of those in the workhouses this practise was looked into.<br>
  
 
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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Records for Andover can be found online. &nbsp;There is also an index to the Andover records at the Hampshire Record Office in Winchester. &nbsp;These records were indexed some time ago and are therefore typed up and and bound books.  
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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{{British Census|288810}}
  
 
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 17:28, 19 October 2012

Smannell Church in Andover

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Parish History

Andover was well known to Charles Dickens who based his book Oliver Twist on the Work House in Andover.  This was said to be the worst workhouse in the country at the time.  Through Dickens book highlighting the plot of those in the workhouses this practise was looked into.

Resources

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

Records for Andover can be found online.  There is also an index to the Andover records at the Hampshire Record Office in Winchester.  These records were indexed some time ago and are therefore typed up and and bound books.

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites

References