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Guide to Southsea St Jude, Hampshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Southsea St Jude, Hampshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Portsmouth Borough
County Hampshire
Poor Law Union Portsea Island PLU
Registration District Portsea Island
Records begin
Parish registers: 1851
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Droxford
Diocese Winchester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester
Location of Archive
Hampshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

SOUTHSEA also known as St. Jude; a suburb and four chapelries in Portsea parish, Hants. The suburb lies on the SE side of Portsmouth, on the coast, opposite Spithead.[1].

Resources

Civil Registration

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.

Church records

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 288810.

Probate records

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.

Genealogy

Russell, Carol. What's In A Name.  Photo taken in 1903 of wedding, persons all named, History of the family of Merritt, Strugnell, Bevans, Sparrow, and Olden. Article covers years 1877-1888 and is found in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol. 17, no. 1, May 1990, pages  24-25, Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h

Clarke, Midge.  Drifting In and Out of Hampshire.  Grandfather Bannister born in Isle of Wight, and ran a large Grocery store at Southsea.  Mrs. Clarke's paternal grandmother born in Petworth Sussex.  Article shows family also being born in the Channel Islands.  No dates given, although lady says she has proof back to 1545. Article in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol. 17, part no. 3 Nov. 1990, page 197-198, FHL Ref. 942.27 B2h

Gale, Joan.  The Boy Forester.  Photo taken about 1903 of a wedding, held at St Paul's Church, Southsea,  of Matthews Family with a family history of each member.  Also facsimile of William Thomas Kelsey, Certificate of Ancient Order of Foresters. Other sunrnames mentioned, Kelsey, Pellett, Golding, Anderson, Trigg, Every, McCaffrie/McEffie.  Article in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol. 23 part 2, pages 126-127, FHL Ref 942.27 B2h

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Websites

References

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870. Date accessed: 6 June 2013.

 

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