Southampton All Saints, Hampshire Genealogy

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Parish History

SOUTHAMPTON, a seaport, borough, market-town, and county of itself, locally in the S. division of Hampshire, 75 miles (S. W. by W.) from London. Southampton comprises the parishes of All Saints, Holy Rood, St. John and St. Lawrence united, St. Mary, and St. Michael. In the town is also a chapel dedicated to the Holy Trinity. There are places of worship for Independents, Baptists, the Society of Friends, Wesleyans, and Roman Catholics.[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.



Blundell, L. S. The Blundells.  History and family tree of Henery and Ann Smith Blondell (with an 'o') married in 1776.  Article covers years 1776-1970, and is found in Hampshire Family Historian vol.10,#4,1982,  pages 200-204.  Family History Library, Ref. 942.27 B2h

The Farley Family circa 1916.  A picture of Mr. Walter Farley and his wife Catherine nee Bingham, and the 3 sons and one daughter Daisy, and a small history of the children entering the Army in W.W.1.  and one of the descendants is a Farnham. The picture is on the cover of The Hampshire Family Historian, and the details of the picture on page135, vol. XI, no. 3, November 1984, Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h

Templeton, John.  The 19th Century Oke Family of Southampton.  A short family history of the family starting in 1682-1870, originally from Sherborne, Dorset, who moved to Southampton. Article is in the Hampshire Family Historian, vol.XII, no.1, May 1985, pages 15-16. Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h v12

Etheridge, J.D.R. Grandmother's Room. An article about the Ransom family of Nursling and Southampton, including a history, photo of Louisa Jane Gay nee Barnett, and photo of William James Jerome Gay and a family tree of the Ransoms, covering years 1760-1892.  Article in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol.XII,no.3,November 1985, page211-213,  Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h v12

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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Web sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel, A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 139-149. Date accessed: 06 June 2013.