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Guide to '''Hampshire ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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{{Click|File:Hampshire OGR2.png|Hampshire, England Online Genealogy Records}}
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Hampshire, also known as Southamptonshire, is principally a maritime and agricultural county&nbsp;located on the south coast of [[England Genealogy|England]]. The [[Isle of Wight, England Genealogy|Isle of Wight]] was originally part of Hampshire but is now a county in it's own right.  In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Hampshire like this:
  
The [[Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, Vital Records|Isle of Wight]] was originally part of Hampshire but is now a county in it's own right. <br><br>
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"Hampshire, Hants, or Southampton, maritime co. (including the Isle of Wight), in S. of England; bounded N. by Berks, E. by Surrey and Sussex, S. by the English Channel, and W. by Wilts and Dorset; greatest length (exclusive of the Isle of Wight), N. to S., 46 miles; greatest breadth, E. to W., 46 miles; 1,037,764 ac., pop. 593,470. (The figures of ac. and pop. include the Isle of Wight.) Hampshire is undulating, finely wooded, and fruitful. Its coast line is very irregular. . . ."
  
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=== Parishes ===
 
 
== Research Tools ==
 
 
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
  
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| bgcolor="#dddddd" align="center" valign="middle" height="30" | <center>Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Hampshire '''parishes:'''<br>[[Hampshire Parishes#A|A]] [[Hampshire Parishes#B|B]] [[Hampshire Parishes#C|C]] [[Hampshire Parishes#D|D]] [[Hampshire Parishes#E|E]] [[Hampshire Parishes#F|F]] [[Hampshire Parishes#G|G]] [[Hampshire Parishes#H|H]] [[Hampshire Parishes#I|I]] [[Hampshire Parishes#J|J]] [[Hampshire Parishes#K|K]] [[Hampshire Parishes#L|L]] [[Hampshire Parishes#M|M]] [[Hampshire Parishes#N|N]] [[Hampshire Parishes#O|O]] [[Hampshire Parishes#P|P]] [[Hampshire Parishes#Q|Q]] [[Hampshire Parishes#R|R]] [[Hampshire Parishes#S|S]] [[Hampshire Parishes#T|T]] [[Hampshire Parishes#U|U]] [[Hampshire Parishes#V|V]] [[Hampshire Parishes#W|W]] [[Hampshire Parishes#X|X]] [[Hampshire Parishes#Y|Y]] [[Hampshire Parishes#Z|Z]]</center>
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Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Hampshire.  
 
Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Hampshire.  
  
==== Civil Districts  ====
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=== Civil Registration Districts  ===
 
 
When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Hampshire was divided into a number of registration districts, each containing several parishes.&nbsp;&nbsp;The index to the civil records gives the name of the district where an event took place.&nbsp; Click [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/REG/ham.htm here]&nbsp;to see&nbsp;a list of the&nbsp;civil districts in Hampshire and the parishes covered by each.&nbsp;
 
 
 
Read more about [[England Civil Registration]].
 
 
 
==== Parishes  ====
 
 
 
See a list of the [[Hampshire Parishes|parishes]] of Hampshire with links to articles.
 
  
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[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/REG/ham.htm List of hampshire Civil Registration Districts]
  
Before 1858, every town and parish in Hampshire was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.&nbsp; To read more about probate records and see a list of Hampshire towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to [[Hampshire Probate Records|Hampshire Probate Records]].<br>
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=== Getting Help with your Genealogy<br>  ===
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*[http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=15.0 RootsChat Hampshire: Isle of Wight Resources]
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*[[Professional Genealogists Who Specialize in Southeast England Research|Professional Genealogists who specialize in Southeast England Research]] helps you compare the expertise, credentials, and rates of professional researchers who can help you access these records.
  
[[Professional Genealogists Who Specialize in Southeast England Research|Professional Genealogists who specialize in Southeast England Research]] helps you compare the expertise, credentials, and rates of professional researchers who can help you access these records. <br>
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== Websites  ==
 
 
 
*<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1240161135484_572" />[http://www.hgs-online.org.uk www.hgs-online.org.uk]&nbsp;&nbsp; Hampshire Genealogical Society including [http://www.hgs-online.org.uk/gs.pdf ''Genealogical Sources for Hampshire'']<br>
 
*[http://www.knightroots.co.uk www.knightroots.co.uk]&nbsp; Transcriptions of&nbsp; Hampshire Parish Register entries
 
*[http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk/ http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk/]&nbsp;A wonderful web site for births, marriages and deaths on the Isle of Wight.
 
*[http://www3.hants.gov.uk/archives.htm Hampshire Record Office]
 
 
 
To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for Hampshire and many of its parishes, visit [http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/hampshire.htm FHLFavorites.info].
 
  
 
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|title = '''Neighbouring counties'''
 
|title = '''Neighbouring counties'''
|Centre    = Hampshire
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|Centre    = Hampshire, England
|North    = [[Berkshire]]
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|North    = [[Berkshire Genealogy|Berkshire]]
|Northeast = [[Surrey]]
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|Northeast = [[Surrey Genealogy|Surrey]]
|East      = [[West Sussex]]
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|East      = [[Sussex Genealogy]]
 
|Southeast = ''English Channel''
 
|Southeast = ''English Channel''
 
|South    = [[Isle of Wight]]<br>''English Channel''
 
|South    = [[Isle of Wight]]<br>''English Channel''
 
|Southwest = ''English Channel''
 
|Southwest = ''English Channel''
|West      = [[Wiltshire]]<br>[[Dorset]]
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|West      = [[Wiltshire Genealogy|Wiltshire]]<br>[[Dorset, England Genealogy|Dorset]]
|Northwest = [[Wiltshire]]
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|Northwest = [[Wiltshire Genealogy|Wiltshire]]
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Guide to Hampshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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County Information

Hampshire, also known as Southamptonshire, is principally a maritime and agricultural county located on the south coast of England. The Isle of Wight was originally part of Hampshire but is now a county in it's own right. In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Hampshire like this:

"Hampshire, Hants, or Southampton, maritime co. (including the Isle of Wight), in S. of England; bounded N. by Berks, E. by Surrey and Sussex, S. by the English Channel, and W. by Wilts and Dorset; greatest length (exclusive of the Isle of Wight), N. to S., 46 miles; greatest breadth, E. to W., 46 miles; 1,037,764 ac., pop. 593,470. (The figures of ac. and pop. include the Isle of Wight.) Hampshire is undulating, finely wooded, and fruitful. Its coast line is very irregular. . . ."

Parishes

Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Hampshire parishes:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in Hampshire.

Civil Registration Districts

List of hampshire Civil Registration Districts

Websites