Hampshire Family History

Find your Hampshire ancestors with these family history, genealogy and local history records, which are, mostly, available online.

Archives

  • Hampshire Archives
    Find out what records they hold and how to access them. The archives are located in Winchester.
  • Southampton Archives
    They hold material relating to the city and its people dating back to 1199.

BMDs & Parish Records

Cemetery Records

  • Fareham Burial Records
    The Fareham (Hampshire) burial record search facility is provided to allow families to search for relatives buried in the one of the Council’s eight cemeteries:

    • Crofton Cemeteries
    • Fareham Cemetery
    • Holly Hill
    • Roman Grove
    • St. Johns
    • St. Pauls
    • Titchfield Posbrook Lane
    • Titchfield St. Peter
  • The records are free to search and view.

  • Eastleigh Cemetery Database
    The Eastleigh Cemetery Database includes records from Bishopstoke, Eastleigh, Hound, Pine Road and Ramalley cemeteries. It’s possible to search by using one or more of the following: surname, first name, cemetery, burial date and grave number.
  • Hampshire Gravestone Photos
    Images and records from many Hampshire cemeteries and graveyards.
  • Highland Road Cemetery
    The friends of the cemetery, located in Portsmouth, can search and locate a grave for you for a donation.

Historical Directories

Maps

  • The North Hampshire Tithe Map project has, as it’s aim, to transcribe and digitise all the Tithe Apportionments and Tithe Maps for that area of North Hampshire covered by the present Borough of Basingstoke & Deane. Additionally all the data from the Tithe Apportionments is being compiled into a searchable database.

Societies

  • The Hampshire Genealogical Society is a great place to research your Hampshire ancestors. There’s lots of information on the website plus links to resources, events, membership and training.

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