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Guide to Newtown (near Meanstoke), Hampshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Parish HistoryNewtown (near Meanstoke) was created a chapelry partly within the ancient parishes of Soberton and Hambeldon in the county of Hampshire, created in 1850. It stood partly within the ancient parishes of Soberton and Hambledon. Soberton was later annexed to the ancient parish of Meonstoke (all three ancient parishes of which, also see).
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a summary overview of the history of this parish.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Newtown (near Meanstoke), Hampshire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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|NEWTOWN Chapelry (1850) Online Records|
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Newtown was a chapelry laying partly within the ancient and civil parish boundaries of both Soberton and Hambledon ancient parishes. Soberton Parish later was annexed to Meonstoke Parish (by at least 1847 and which also see). Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 288793. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Hampshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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Newtown (near Meanstoke) is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Hampshire, created in 1851 from Soberton chapelry in Meonstoke Ancient Parish.
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