Hampshire History Resources and IT Tools

Hampshire History Resources Hampshire History resources, tools, data and sources to help you search, research, share and progress your local, social or family history projects. New┬áResources added frequently, so it will grow and grow, linked to articles and pages, Subscribe to Monthly updates and never miss an opportunity to extend your research again. If you…

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Hampshire History interactive Map linked to articles and posts on Hampshire History.
Link here MapYou can pan around the map and zoom in and out and switch between road map and satellite views using easy standard Google Maps capabilities.
Places Place Names Locations Hampshire Historyspecific to each article linked to map.
1500-1599 16th Century16th Century Old Hampshire Names Wills Index
Click here to use this online index, Project 16th Century Hampshirethe original records are with the National Archives.
Old Names of Hampshire Data Index OnlineMany names in online index
1087- currentOld Names of Hampshire Surnames Last names and Family Names indexed (under development, launch planned end March 2015)
The start of an index for the old names as surnames last names and family names that we discover as we research hampshire's History. If you find a name on the index you can then click and find the detailed index for articles and information available about people and families of Hampshire that have born that particular name. Multiple spellings and version of a given name will be included in the index including known or frequent misspellings.
Alphabetic Index Old Names HampshireVarious as indexed
Murder of Duke of Buckingham

Murder of Duke of Buckingham

The Duke of Buckingham was murdered in Portsmouth on a fine Summer’s morning in 1628

Early Saxon Hampshire

Early Saxon Hampshire

The early Saxons in Wessex shunned the Roman towns and religion preferring to settle with their own customs and pagan acts of worship. As Christianity re-emerged, the force of Royalty and Church, with Winchester as their seat, made it’s slow spread across Hampshire inevitable.

St John’s House Warnford c1209

St John’s House Warnford c1209

This is a rare example of a C13th manor hall in England. Built in 1209 in Warnford in Hampshire

Saint Wilfrid in Warnford

The parish church of Warnford sits in woodland rather as it might have done when it was founded in AD 682, nestling by the River Meon

Hampshire Old Map Southamtoniae 1575

Map of Southamtonaie (Southampton) the old spelling and what was the original basis of the County Area, which was enlarged to Hampshire as we know it today over time.