Portsea St Paul, Hampshire Genealogy
Guide to Portsea St Paul, Hampshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Portsea St Paul, Hampshire|
|Hundred||Pre-1834 - Portsdown; Portsmouth Liberty; Portsmouth Borough; Post-1833 - Portsmouth Borough|
|Poor Law Union||Portsea Island|
|Registration District||Portsea Island|
|Parish registers: None|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Probate Court||Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester|
|Location of Archive|
|Hampshire Record Office|
Parish History =Edit
PORTSEA (St. Paul), The church, dedicated to St. Paul, in the suburb of Southsea, was erected in 1822. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents (the principal of which, in King-street, is one of the largest and handsomest meeting-houses in the kingdom),Wesleyans, and Roman Catholics; and a synagogue ..
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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.
Portsea St Paul parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Portsea St Paul Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Records are also available at the Hampshire Archives and Local Studies.
Baptisms of the Children of H.M. Forces - St Mary's Portsea, 1841-1843 including St Paul's Chapel. Article lists the date, childs name, parents names and abode and father's occupation. Article in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol. XV,no.2. Aug. 1988, page 146. Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h
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.
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 GazetteersEdit
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- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 596-602. Date accessed: 07 June 2013.
- Searching Parish Records online (Hampshire) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.