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Guide to Portsea St Mary, Hampshire family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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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.
Portsea St Mary, Hampshire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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|FS = FamilySearch - free|
|PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)|
|PORTSEA ST MARY PARISH Online Records|
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
Wall, Rita M. Notes on the Ancestry of John Pounds. Information, history, birth, baptism, and death names and dates of Pounds, and Martill or Martell in St. Mary's Church Register to be found in the Portsmouth City Record Office, article starts in year 1765. Article is in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol. 2, no. 1. page 17, Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h vol. 2 & 3.
Baptisms of the Children of H.M. Forces - St Mary's Portsea, 1841-1843 including St Paul's Chapel. Article lists the date, childs name, parents names and abode and father's occupation. Article in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol. XV,no.2. Aug. 1988, page 146. Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h
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 288810. 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.
A Soldier's Bride by Cockaday, P. This is a story of Caroline Jane Amelia Somerville, baptised at St. Mary's Portsea in 1832, who married John Cockaday August 1852. Gives history of the family, and includes photos of them both, and a drawing of the Portsmouth Cathedral in Old Portsmouth. Article in the Hampshire Family Historian, vol. XV, no.2, August 1988, pages 92-93, Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h
Fletcher, John S. A Portsea Connection. History and family tree of John Fletcher 1809-1895 and Sarah Ansell 1805-1848. The Fletchers of Sheerness Kent, and South London and their maritime link with Porsea. Photo of John George Fletcher 1857-1949 and Mary Ann Margaret Pritchard 1857-1945. Photo of Arthur Henry Jennings Read (1860-1930) and some of the family named outside his shop at 94 Essex Road, Islington about 1914. Article covers 1805-1976. Article in The Hampshire Family Historian, vol. 15 no. 4, February 1989, pages 256-260, Family History Library Ref. 942.27 B2h
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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- ↑ 'Over 1.4 million new Hampshire parish records published', Find My Past, accessed 3 October 2013. Date ranges are not clearly identified.
- ↑ 'IGI Batch Numbers for Hampshire, England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 8 October 2013.
- ↑ 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 2 October 2013.
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