Hampshire Family History

Parish Registers

Parish Registers held by Record Offices
Hampshire Record Office - Parish Register List - includes microfiche held in Hampshire libraries
Hampshire Record Office - List of Cemetery Registers
Portsmouth City Records Office - Parish Register Guide - downloadable from here
Southampton Archives - Parish Register Lists
Surrey History Centre - Parish Register Guide - downloadable from here
Isle of Wight Record Office - Parish Register List - Nonconformist Register List
Phillimore's Hampshire Marriages (including Isle of Wight Marriages)
Phillimore's Hampshire Marriages were published in 16 volumes between 1889 and 1914.
Contents of Phillimore's Hampshire Marriages - list of parishes and periods covered
Phillimore's Hampshire Marriages viewable on-line - Vol 2 - Vol 5 - Vol 6 - Vol 7 - Vol 8 - Vol 9 - Vol 13 - Vol 15
Indexes to Phillimore's Hampshire Marriages - downloadable from Genuki - Volumes 1-15 are indexed - Volume 16 is not
The downloaded files can be opened using WinZip. See www.winzip.com for details.
Warning. Errors and omissions have been noted in some of the Phillimore transcripts. It is always advisable to check entries in the original parish register or in a photographic copy of the register.
A complete set of Phillimore's Hampshire Marriages, on 16 microfiche, can be purchased from Hampshire Record Office or on CD from Archive CD Books
Parish Register Transcripts on the Internet
Parish Register Transcripts from Knightroots - some of these are complete, some are brief extracts only
Alverstoke Burials 1813-1930 - from Knightroots
Beaulieu - Burials 1783-1800 - Banns 1754-1813 - by Raymond King (Marriages are extracts only)
Bishopstoke Marriages 1813-1837 - from Knightroots
Bishops Waltham Baptisms 1877-1900 - from Knightroots - entries before 1877 are extracts only
Blackmoor Baptisms 1869-1909 - by Joy Waters
Blendworth Burials 1813-1899
- by Jean Earl
Boarhunt Marriages 1813-1930 - from Knightroots
Botley Parish Registers 1679-1837 - by Mick Cooper
Bournemouth St Stephen Marriages 1902-1929 - by Sue Dunn
Bramshott Marriages 1813-1836 - from Knightroots
Bramshott Marriage Licences - by Lesley Potter
Breamore - Baptisms 1675-1813, Marriages 1675-1754, Burials 1675-1813 - by Knightroots
Brockenhurst - Baptisms 1701-1840 - Marriages 1717-1836, Banns 1771-1865 - Burials 1716-1865 - by John Rose
Broughton Baptisms 1813-1902 - by Shirley Johns
Buriton Baptisms 1692-1902, Marriages 1695-1927, Burials 1678-1951 - plus Marriage Licences - by Lesley Potter
Chalton Marriages and Marriage Licences - by Lesley Potter - Chalton entries also occur in Buriton Marriage Licences
Chawton Burials 1813-1850 - by Knightroots
Clanfield Marriages 1806-1882 and Burials 1813-1881
- by Lesley Potter
Colmer (Colemore) - by Colin Pink
Corhampton Marriages 1813-1836 - from Knightroots
Corhampton Burials 1814-1925 - from Knightroots
Crofton Marriages 1871-1907 - from Knightroots
Dogmersfield Burials 1813-1920 - by Pauline Jackson
Droxford Marriages 1813-1837 - from Knightroots - entries before 1813 are extracts only
Durley Baptisms 1562-1899, Marriages 1560-1900, Burials 1561-1899 - from Durley History Society - download files
Durley Baptisms 1813-1833 - from Knightroots
East Meon Baptisms 1560-1925, Marriages 1560-1919, Burials 1583-1995 - by Dr Richard Miller
East Meon - by Colin Green
Elson - Baptisms 1845-1912 - Marriages 1846-1890,1925-1930 - Burials 1846-1927 - from Knightroots
Exbury Marriages 1756-1909
- by Steve Steere
Fair Oak Marriages 1863-1900 - from Knightroots
Fareham Holy Trinity Marriages 1847-1900 - from Knightroots
Farlington Baptisms 1813-1857 - from Knightroots
Fawley - Marriages 1792-1899 - Burials 1813-1919 - by Steve Steer
Farringdon Burials 1731-1769 - by Margaret Treglio
Fleet - Marriages 1863-1895 - Burials 1864-1917 - by Vic & Gwyneth Wise
Fordingbridge - Baptisms 1813-1822 - Marriages 1813-1869 - by Liz Lane (earlier entries are extracts only)
Forton - Marriages 1841-1900 - Burials 1841-1879 - from Knightroots
Froxfield Marriage Licences - by Lesley Potter
Froyle - alphabetical lists of Baptisms, Marriages, Burials
Goodworth Clatford - Baptisms 1813-1930, Marriages 1813-1930, Burials 1813-1906 - by Diz Swift
Gosport St Matthew Marriages 1846-1930 - from Knightroots
Gosport Methodist Circuit Baptisms 1878-1904 - from Knightroots - search for Methodist
Greatham - Baptisms 1658-1812 - Marriages 1659-1812 - Burials 1657-1812 - by Jan Aagaard
Hamble Burials - indexed by Peter Warren - date range not stated
Hambledon Marriages 1813-1930 - from Knightroots
Hartley Wintney - Baptisms 1658-1812 - Marriages 1658-1838 - Burials 1638-1812 - by Alice Hamilton and Knightroots
Headley - Baptisms 1540-1901 - Marriages 1539-1851 - Burials 1539-1851
Headley Marriages 1695-1837 - Index - by Alan McGowan
Herriard
- by Noel Grimmett
Hinton Ampner - Baptisms 1561-1644 - Marriages 1561-1599 - Burials 1561-1598 - by Jan Dabson
Ibsley Burials 1813-1987 - by Bev Parker
Idsworth Marriages 1756-1878 - by Lesley Potter
Kingsclere Burials 1813-1884 - by Barbara Mallyon & Colin Harris
Kingsclere and Kingsclere Woodlands Burials - extracts 1845-1885 by Barbara Mallyon - not all entries are yet included
Knights Enham - Baptisms 1683-1812 - Marriages 1697-1805 - Burials 1684-1847 - by Elizabeth Kipp and Knightroots
Langrish - by Colin Green
Leckford - Baptisms 1760-1812 - Marriages 1757-1837 - Burials 1784-1930 - by Diz Swift
Littleton - Baptisms 1736-1930 - Marriages 1839-1930 - Burials 1738-1930 - by Fred W Montague
Meonstoke Marriages 1837-1930 - from Knightroots
Michelmersh - from Genuki - Baptisms 1773-1889 - Marriages 1813-1918 - Burials 1813-1989 - abbreviated entries
Monxton Burials 1813-1930 - by Ron Weeks
Nether Wallop - Baptisms 1753-1797, Marriages 1703-1754 - by Hilda Girl
New Alresford - Baptisms 1736-1812 - Burials 1678-1739 - by Jean & Bryce Mansfield
North Baddesley Baptisms 1682-1876, Marriages 1682-1870, Burials 1682-1837, Banns 1754-1815 - by Sandra J Smith
North Hayling - Baptisms 1802-1812 - Marriages 1754-1930 - Burials 1802-1930 - from Knightroots
North Stoneham - Baptisms 1813-1868 - Marriages 1813-1837 - Burials 1813-1919 - from Knightroots
Odiham - Baptisms 1740-1783, 1813-1834 - Marriages 1813-1837 - Burials 1813-1835 - by Joy Waters
Old Basing Marriages 1837-1845,1848-1914 - by "marietd"
Otterbourne Marriages 1747-1751 - by Alan McGowan - from a register rediscovered in 1999
Petersfield Baptisms 1794-1894, Marriages 1558-1895, Burials 1558-1837 - by Lesley Potter
Portchester - Baptisms 1813-1873 - Marriages 1813-1930 - from Knightroots
Portsea St Mary Marriages 1783-1789 (2500+ entries) - from Knightroots - search for CHU3/1
Portsea St Mary Burials 1813-1822
- from Knightroots - search for Worcester (second entry)
Portsea All Saints Landport Baptisms 1838-1841 - from Knightroots (other periods are extracts only)
Portsea All Saints Landport - Marriages 1839-1869 - from Knightroots
Portsea Circus Church of St Luke - Marriages 1922-1930 - search for CHU18
Portsea Holy Trinity Marriages 1845-1876 - from Knightroots - search for CHU6
Portsea St Agatha Landport Baptisms 1892 only - from Knightroots - search for Agatha
Portsea St Agatha Landport Marriages 1898-1925 - from Knightroots - search for CHU10
Portsea St George Marriages 1876-1904 - from Knightroots - search for CHU4
Portsea St James Milton - Burials 1845-1936 - from Knightroots - search for Milton
Portsea St John Marriages 1865-1900 - from Knightroots - search for CHU5
Portsea St Peter's Chapel Baptisms 1788-1794 - from Knightroots - search for Longmor (first entry)
Portsmouth St Thomas Baptisms 1873-1882 - from Knightroots - search for Germain (first entry)
Rockbourne - Marriages 1778-1812 and Banns 1779-1811, Burials 1813-1925 - by Bev Parker
Rowner - Baptisms 1776-1894, Burials 1776-1812 - by Rita Newton
Rownhams Burials 1858-2007 - downloadable using the link "The keyed records" - graveyard plan also downloadable
Shipton Bellinger Marriages 1780-1812 - by Alan McGowan
Soberton Baptisms 1813-1879 - from Knightroots
Southampton St Mary - Baptisms 1675-1837 - Marriages 1653-1812 plus Banns to 1837 - by Sandra Smith
Southsea St Jude Baptisms 1851-1852 - from Knightroots - search for Jude
Southsea St Simon Baptisms 1868-1871 - from Knightroots - search for Simons
Sparsholt - Baptisms 1609-1930, Marriages 1630-1930, Burials 1614 -1919 - by Fred W Montague
Steep Baptisms 1610-1928, Marriages 1611-1922, Burials 1610-1973 - by Geoffrey Knott
Steep Marriage Licences - by Lesley Potter
Upham - from Knightroots - Baptisms 1734-1862 - Marriages 1735-1772,1813-1837 - Burials 1734-1772 - Banns
Vernham Dean Marriages 1695-1701
Warnford - from Knightroots - Baptisms 1726-1878 - Marriages 1667-1754 - Burials 1617-1811
Wherwell - Baptisms 1714-1930 - Marriages 1715-1930 - Burials 1714-1883 - by Diz Swift
Wickham Baptisms 1825 -1841 - from Knighroots - other periods are extracts only
Widley Burials 1738-1812 and Wymering Burials 1791-1812 - from Knightroots
Wootton St Lawrence Burials 1810-1849 - by Chris Trigg
Yateley - Baptisms 1636-1904, Marriages 1636-1910, Burials 1636-1974 - plus other records
Quaker Marriages in Hampshire 1663-1837 - Index
Phillimore's Hampshire Marriages - Transcripts on the Web - Downloadable Indexes
Isle of Wight Marriages 1837-2000 - from Isle of Wight FHS
Published Parish Register Transcripts
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
 Combe Parish Register - Bap 1560-1871, Mar 1560-1985, Bn 1755-1966, Bur 1560-1871 - CD or fiche from Berks FHS
Kings Somborne Baptisms 1700-1971, Marriages 1700-1961, Burials 1700- 1952 - on CD
IGI and BVRI Contents
IGI Batch Numbers - for Hampshire parishes - by Hugh Wallis - C christenings - M marriages - P printed
IGI Batch Numbers - for British Isles and North America - by Hugh Wallis
British Vital Records Listing - downloadable lists of parishes included for each county
Parish Register Indexes on CD
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
General Information
Examples of English Parish Registers - by Rod Neep
The Parochial Registers and Records Measure - a summary
Interesting Entries from Hampshire Parish Registers
Books about Hampshire 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.
 
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