Avington, Hampshire Genealogy

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

Avington, Hampshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Fawley
County Hampshire
Poor Law Union Winchester
Registration District Winchester
Records begin
Parish registers: 1609
Bishop's Transcripts: 1780
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Alresford
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

AVINGTON (St. Mary), a parish, in the hundred of Fawley, Winchester and N. divisions of the county of Southampton, 4¼ miles (N. E. by E.) from Winchester.[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

Avington, Hampshire Genealogy 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


Kilcommons, David.  The Rectors of St. Mary's.  A listing of dates, Rector's name, Source of Evidence,and Observations, beginning in 1770-1983, with the name Ellis Jones. Article in the Hampshire Family Historian, Vol.XII,no.1,May 1985, pages10-11, Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h v.12.

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.


Contributed by Halliwell, Clare.  The Kimbers of Avington.  A Family tree starting with John Kimber = Ann starting in 1751-1852.  Article in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol. XII,no.1, May 1985, page11. Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h v.12

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

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  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 116-120. Date accessed: 21 June 2013.
  2. 'Over 1.4 million new Hampshire parish records published', Find My Past, accessed 3 October 2013.
  3. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 30 September 2013.