Isle of Wight, England Genealogy
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Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in the Isle of Wight.
When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, the Isle of Wight was a seperate registration district, containing several parishes. The index to the civil records gives the name of the district where an event took place.
Read more about England Civil Registration.
See a list of the parishes of the Isle of Wight with links to articles.
A free index to Isle of Wight, England Genealogy wills and administrations (1628-1800) is available at the Library of Virginia website.
Before 1858, every town and parish in the Isle of Wight was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts. To read more about probate records and see a list of Hampshire towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to Hampshire Probate Records.
- http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk/ A wonderful web site for births, marriages and deaths on the Isle of Wight.
- Hampshire Record Office
To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for the Isle of Wight and many of its parishes, visit FHLFavorites.info.
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