Redhill, Hampshire Genealogy

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

Redhill, Hampshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bosmere; Havant Liberty
County Hampshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Havant
Registration District Havant
Records begin
Parish registers: 1841
Bishop's Transcripts: 1851
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 Archives and Local Studies

Parish History[edit | edit source]

REDHILL, an ecclesiastical district, in the union of Havant, Fareham and S. divisions of the county of Southampton, 2½ miles (N. by E.) from Havant. The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist.[1].

REDHILL, a chapelry in Havant and Warblington parishes, Hants; on Langston harbour, at the bridge to Hayling island, 2 miles E by S of Havant r. station. It was constituted in 1840; and its post town is Havant.[2].

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]

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

FREG = FreeREG - free[3]


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FREG 1844-1863, 1865-1896

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

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.

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. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 652-655. Date accessed: 07 June 2013.
  2. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870. Date accessed: 7 June 2013.
  3. 'Somerset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 17 October 2013.