East Tisted, Hampshire Genealogy

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Parish History

TISTED, EAST (St. James), a parish, in the union of Alton, hundred of Selborne, Alton and N. divisions of the county of Southampton, 5 miles (S. by W.) from Alton with the tything of Rotherfield.[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

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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

Hall, Derek and Barber, Norman.  The Nortons of Southwick. The Genealogy of a Seventeenth Century Hampshire Family.  Describes some of the confusion of the family history, but then describes the ancient seat of the Nortons of East Tisted, Hampshire, starting in 1568-1685 and the history of the family.  Article in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol.X, no.4, February, 1984, pages 189-194, Family History Library 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.

Web sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 362-366. Date accessed: 17 June 2013.