Liss, Hampshire Genealogy

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

Liss, Hampshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Pre-1834 - Odiham; Post-1833 - Finch-Dean
County Hampshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Petersfield
Registration District Petersfield
Records begin
Parish registers: 1599; For more records see Odiham
Bishop's Transcripts: 1780
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Basingstoke
Diocese Winchester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester
Location of Archive
Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

Parish History[edit | edit source]

LISS, or LYSS, a village and a parish in Petersfield district, Hants. The village stands near the Guildford and Portsmouth railway, on the E border of the county, 4 miles NNE of Petersfield and has a station with telegraph on the railway, and a post office under Petersfield. The parish comprises the tythings of Liss-Abbas and Liss-Turney. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities.[1].

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Liss parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = findmypast - (£)[2]
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[3]
LISS PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1700s-1800s
1700s-1800s
1500s-1800s
PRTS 1780-1812
1780-1812
1780-1812


Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Genealogy From Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Woodger, Janet. and Feather, Mark.  Kipper John Woodger (1813-1876)  History of family of Nathan Woodger, and Mary nee Lambell, married 1812, their son John born 1813 who moved to Newcastle, to start a successful Kipper business, with descendants moving around Monkwearmouth, London Lowestoft, Newbiggin by the Sea, and Gt Yarmouth.  Article dated 1812-1929, and is found in the Journal of the Northumberland & Durham Family History Society. vol26,no4,pages 121-124, Family History Library Ref. 942.8 B2jo v.26.no.4. Winter 2001

Probate records[edit | edit source]

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.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870. Date accessed: 11 June 2013.
  2. 'Over 1.4 million new Hampshire parish records published', Find My Past, accessed 3 October 2013. Date ranges are not clearly identified.
  3. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 30 September 2013.

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