Family History Societies -
Hampshire to Hertfordshire

This section lists county associations from Hampshire to Hertfordshire providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

Hampshire

Hampshire Genealogical Society:

Address:

52 Northern Road
Cosham
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO6 3DP

E-Mail:

secretary@hgs-online.org.uk

Information:

The association was formed in 1973 in order to encourage genealogical research. It now has nearly 4000 members Worldwide.

They have a resource centre at Cosham, near Portsmouth, where a number of resources are available.

They are prepared to search their index for a specific name, but they make a charge to people wishing to take advantage of this service.

They also have some publications available for sale, which include:

  • 1891 Census Index
  • Memorial Inscriptions
  • Parish Register Indexes
  • Reference Books
  • Village Booklets
Website:
http://www.hgs-familyhistory.com/

Isle of Wight FHS:

This group is listed under Isle of Wight 

Herefordshire

Herefordshire FHS:

Address (Secretary):

Norman Price
c/o HFHS
48 Warren Road
Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire
GL20 8QR

E-Mail:

secretary@herefordshirefhs.org.uk

Information:

The association was formed in 1980 and has approximately 850 members Worldwide.

They have a number of publications available for sale, including:

  • 1818 Poll for Herefordshire
  • 1834 Register of Electors for Hereford
  • 1851, 1891, 1901 Census CDs
  • 1852 & 1857 Hereford County Poll Books
  • 1858 Directory of Herefordshire
  • 1891 Kellys Directory
  • Burial Index 1813-1839
  • Maps
  • Marriage Indexes 1538-1957
  • Memorial Inscriptions
  • War Memorial Index

They also have a list of surnames currently being researched by their members.

Website:
http://www.herefordshirefhs.org.uk


Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire FHS:

Address:

Tony Rawlings
c/o Hertfordshire FHS
30 Blenheim Way
Stevenage
SG2 8TG

E-Mail:

secretary@hertsfhs.org.uk

Information:

Founded in 1977, the Society was formed to encourage the study of genealogy, specifically focusing on Hertfordshire.

They have some publications available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1851 Census
  • Burial Index 1800-1851
  • Marriage Links 1538-1837
  • Memorial Inscriptions
  • Obituaries 1801-1837
  • Quarter Sessions 1588-1619
  • Removal Orders
  • Settlement Certificates
  • Transportees
Website:
http://www.hertsfhs.org.uk

Letchworth and District FHG:

Address:

Diane Paterson
c/o Letchworth and District Family History Group
84 Kings Hedges
Hitchin
SG5 2QE

Address(Meetings):

Mrs Howard Memorial Hall
Norton Way South
Letchworth Garden City
SG6 1NX

E-Mail:

secretary@ldfhg.org.uk

Information:

The association was formed in 1995 and has about 50 members.

Website:
http://www.ldfhg.org.uk

Stevenage FHS:

Address:

Bernice O Mahoney
c/o Stevenage Family History Society
2 Tudor Close
Stevenage
Herts
SG1 4DB

E-Mail:

bernice300@yahoo.co.uk

Information:

The group was formed in 2003 and has approximately 40 members.

Website:
http://stevenagefhs.site88.net/

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