Hampshire Family History

Books and CDs

Allegations for Marriage Licences
Apprenticeship Records
Bibliographies
Cemeteries

Census Returns
Directories
Education
Hearth Tax
Lay Subsidies
Marriage Licences

Monumental Inscriptions
Parish Registers
Parish Register Transcripts
Regimental History
Religious Denominations
Taxation
Wills and Probate Records

Parish Registers
McGOWAN Alan: National Index of Parish Registers Volume 8 Part 6 - Hampshire and the Isle of Wight (2001)
A guide to Anglican, Roman Catholic, and Nonconformist Registers, Bishops' Transcripts, and modern copies.
Published by Society of Genealogists, but now out of print.
McGOWAN Alan: Parish Registers of Hampshire & the Isle of Wight (Second edition, 1994)
A brief guide to record office holdings. Published by Hampshire Record Office, but now out of print.
FEARON W A & WILLIAMS W E: Parish Registers and Parochial Documents in the Archdeaconry of Winchester (1909) Describes the history and content of Hampshire parish registers. Essential reading for all Hampshire researchers.
Parish Register Transcripts and Indexes
Hampshire Parish Registers: Marriages - published in 16 volumes by Phillimore 1899-1914
The set of 16 volumes is available on microfiche from the Hampshire Record Office or on CD from Archive CD Books
Indexes to 15 of the 16 volumes can be downloaded from Genuki - for details see Parish Registers
Parish Register Indexes on CD from Hampshire Genealogical Society
Complete indexes for Hampshire (excluding the Isle of Wight)
- Baptism Index 1752-1812 - Church of England baptisms
- Baptism Index 1812-1841 - Church of England baptisms
- Marriage Index 1754-1812 - Church of England, Roman Catholic, Quaker
- Marriage Index 1813-1837 -- Church of England, Roman Catholic, Quaker
- Burial Index 1538-1837 - with a few earlier burials back to 1400 - further information
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Bishops' Transcripts on CD - transcripts by R Hackman (mostly 1780-1812)
- for lists of dates covered for each parish, see here - microfiche versions are available
Census Returns
Index to the 1891 Census of Hampshire (excluding IOW) - on CD - available from Hampshire Genealogical Society
Index to the 1891 Census of the Isle of Wight - on CD -
available from Hampshire Genealogical Society
Index to the 1851 Census of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight - books/fiche - from Hampshire Genealogical Society
Index to the 1891 Census of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight - books/fiche -
from Hampshire Genealogical Society
FEW, John & Janet: 1891 Census Index - West Wight (2 Vols) - from Isle of Wight Family History Society
1861 Census of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight on CD - images of the original books - not indexed
- available from Archive CD Books - Note that the CD omits the parishes of Aldershot, Bramshott, Combe, Dockenfield, Farnborough, Headley, Kingsley, Long Sutton, Newtown, Yateley - 1871 also in preparation
Allegations for Marriage Licences
WILLIS Arthur J: Hampshire Marriage Licences 1607-1640 (1960)
WILLIS Arthur J: Hampshire Marriage Licences 1669-1680 (1963)
MOENS W J C: Hampshire Allegations for Marriage Licences 1689-1837, Harleian Society Volumes 35 & 36 (1893)
WILLIS Arthur J: Hampshire Allegations for Marriage Licences 1689-1837 (1962) (Supplement to the Harleian Society
  volumes; reprinted from The Genealogists' Magazine Volume 14 Nos 2 & 3)
A microfiche copy of the Harleian Society volumes and the supplement is available from the Hampshire Record Office
The Harleian Society volumes are also available on CD from Archive CD Books and Quintin Publications
Monumental Inscriptions
GIBSON J S W: Monumental Inscriptions in Sixty Hampshire Churches (1958)
Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica, Volumes 7 & 8 (1841, 1843) - include MIs in some Hampshire churches:
  Vol 7 - Aldershot, Crondall, Farnborough, Long Sutton, Yateley
  Vol 8 - Bentley, Binsted, Cliddesden, Dogmersfield, Elvetham, Eversley, Farleigh Wallop,
             Froyle, Odiham, Old Basing, Sherborne St John, South Warnborough, Winchfield
Monumental Inscription Transcripts on microfiche - published by Hampshire Genealogical Society
Cemeteries
JACOBS David: The Cemeteries of Hampshire - Their History and Records (1997)
- published by Hampshire Genealogical Society
Wills and Probate Records
Hampshire Will Index 1571-1858 (indexes names, occupations, places) - on microfiche - from Hampshire Record Office
ROBERTS E & PARKER K: Southampton Probate Inventories 1447-1575 (1992)
Directories
Pigot's Directory 1830, 1844
Kelly's Directory of Hampshire (originally the Post Office Directory) - many editions 1848-1939
White's Directory of Hampshire 1859, 1870
Many other directories have been published, some covering the whole of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, some covering individual cities or towns. A list is given in Stuart Raymond's bibliography. See Bibliographies
Several directories are available on CD from
Archive CD Books
Religious Denominations
Meeting Houses
WILLIS Arthur J: Hampshire Miscellany III, Dissenters' Meeting House Certificates in the Diocese of Winchester 1702-1844 (1965)
Roman Catholic
DWYER Gerard: Diocese of Portsmouth, Past and Present (1981)
SCANTLEBURY R E: The Catholic Story of the Isle of Wight (1962)
Baptist
CHAMBERS R F: The Strict Baptist Chapels of England, Volume 1, Surrey and Hampshire (1952)
RIDOUTT F: The Early Baptist History of Portsmouth (1888)
Methodist (Wesleyan, Primitive Methodist, Bible Christian)
VICKERS J A: Early Methodism in South East Hampshire (Portsmouth Archives Review Volume 4, 1979/80)
PILLOW E R: Two Centuries of Winchester Methodism (1985)
COOPER W D: Methodism in Portsmouth (1973)
SMITH Henry: Wesleyan Methodism in Portsmouth (1894)
DYSON John B: Methodism in the Isle of Wight (1865)
WOOLCOCK J: A History of the Bible Christian Churches on the Isle of Wight (1897)
CALKIN Homer L: Catalog of Methodist Archival and Manuscript Collections, Great Britain and Ireland. Part 6,
  Section 3a: Circuits and Societies, Southern England (1991)
Jewish
WEINBERG Aubrey: Portsmouth Jewry (1985)
Regimental History
ATKINSON C T: Regimental History, The Royal Hampshire Regiment, Volume 1 To 1914 (1950), Volume 2 1914-1918 (1952)
DANIELL D S: Regimental History, The Royal Hampshire Regiment, Volume 3 1918-1954 (1955)
CAVE T S: History of the First Volunteer Battalion Hampshire Regiment 1859-1889 (with notes for 1890-1903) (1905)
Taxation
HUGHES Elizabeth & WHITE Philippa: The Hampshire Hearth Tax Assessment 1665 (1991) - from Hampshire RO
RUSSELL P D D
: The Hearth Tax Returns for the Isle of Wight 1664 to 1674 (1981)
DAVEY C R: The Hampshire Lay Subsidy Rolls 1586 (1981) - from Hampshire Record Office
VICK Douglas F: Central Hampshire Lay Subsidy Assessments 1558-1603 (Fawley, So'ton, IOW, Winchester) (1987)
VICK Douglas F: West Hampshire Lay Subsidy Assessments 1558-1603 (Andover, Kingsclere, New Forest) (1987)
VICK Douglas F: East Hampshire Lay Subsidy Assessments 1558-1603 (Alton, Basingstoke, Portsdown) (1988)
Education
Davey C R: Education in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: a Guide to the Records (1977)
Apprenticeship Records
WILLIS A J & MERSON A L: A Calendar of Southampton Apprenticeship Registers (1968)
Bibliographies
RAYMOND Stuart A: Hampshire - A Genealogical Bibliography (1995)
TURLEY Raymond V: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Bibliographies - Selected Nineteenth Century Sources (1975)
Hampshire & Isle of Wight History - printed sources at Southampton University

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