Hampshire Family History

Miscellaneous Sources

Wills and Probate Records
Hampshire Wills
Documents Online - from the PRO - includes downloadable images of all PCC Wills 1384-1858
Hampshire Record Office Catalogue - includes all wills proved in the courts of Winchester Diocese before 1858
Hampshire Will Index 1571-1858 (indexes names, occupations, places) - on microfiche - from Hampshire Record Office
Guide to Obtaining Copies of Probate Records after 1858 - from the Court Service
Directories
Digital Library of Historical Directories - from University of Leicester - searchable - includes:
- White's Directory of Hampshire 1859
- Postal and Commercial Directory of Hampshire with the Isle of Wight 1865
- Kelly's Directory of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight 1899
- Pigot & Co's Directory 1844 - includes a Hampshire section
Southampton Directories 1836, 1863, 1871, 1907, 1912-1913 - downloadable
Newspapers
Local Newspaper Index - by Richard Heaton - includes extracts from Salisbury & Winchester Journal
British Library Newspaper Collections
Manorial Records
Manorial Documents Register - Searchable database of Hampshire and Isle of Wight manorial records
English Manor Rolls Collection -at Harvard University - includes Beaurepaire (Sherborne St John) and Odiham
Quarter Sessions Records
Catalogues of Quarter Sessions Records for Hampshire, Portsmouth, Southampton, Isle of Wight
To access these catalogues:
- Go to Access to Archives
- Enter
quarter sessions in the box this exact wording or phrase
- Select
Hampshire or Portsmouth or Southampton or Isle of Wight in the box Repository
- Click
Search
Medieval Sources
Medieval English Genealogy
Occupations
Hampshire Clockmakers - not currently available
Hampshire Gunmakers - not currently available
Hampshire Photographers - not currently available
Clergy of the Church of England 1540-1835 - database in progress
Tracing Medical Ancestors

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