Selborne, Hampshire Genealogy
SELBORNE (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Alton, hundred of Selborne, Alton and N. divisions of the county of Southampton, 4½ miles (S. E. by S.) from Alton..
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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.
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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.
Reeves, John A. The Bridger Family of Selborne, Hampshire, and Bridger of Liss, Hampshire. Two descendancy charts of Robert Bridger and james Bridger of Selborne, also Bridger of Liss, Hampshire, covering years 1567-1862. Family Trees to be found in the hampshire Family Historian, vol. 2 no. 1, pages 8-9, Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h vol.2 & 3.
Williams, C. L. Sinclair. The Wake Family of Selborne and Solent. The history of Edward and Ann Collyn. Included are the names Baly, Bert, Merrett, Williams, Newlyn, de Bragboef, de Bohun, Stratton, Clare, de Quincy, de Bolny, and Baybof. Article covers years 1269-1981, to be found in Hampshire Family Historian Magazine. vol.9, #2, 1982, pages 50-53. Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h
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.
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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 44-48. Date accessed: 07 June 2013.