Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

Popular records held at Hampshire Record Office

Hampshire Portsmouth and Southampton Bournemouth Isle of Wight England and Wales
Parish registers, 1536-date yes yes yes no no
Bishops’ transcripts, 1790-1850s yes yes yes yes no
Non-conformist registers, 1676-date yes yes yes up to 1837 no
Index of births, marriages and deaths, 1837-1992 yes yes yes yes yes
Index to marriage allegations, 1689-1837 yes yes yes yes no
Census returns, 1841-1901 yes yes yes yes yes (through Ancestry)
Wills, 1400s-1941 yes yes yes yes no
National Probate Calendars, 1858-1952 yes yes yes yes yes
Cemetery registers, 19th-20th centuries yes no some some no
Electoral registers, 1889-2002 yes from 1974 only no no no
Newspapers yes some no no no
School log books and admission registers yes no some no no
Tithe maps, c1842 yes yes yes yes no
Hampshire Constabulary policemen, 1840-1928 yes no yes yes no