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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
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Alton parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
Alton parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''Alton Online Parish Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.<br><br>
 
 
Records are also available at the [https://www.hants.gov.uk/archives Hampshire Archives and Local Studies].
 
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====

Latest revision as of 11:48, 24 September 2019

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

Parish History[edit | edit source]

ALTON (St. Lawrence), a market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Alton, Alton and N. divisions of the county of Southampton, 17 miles (E. N. E.) from Winchester, and 47 (S. W. by W.) from London.[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]

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

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
FMP = findmypast - (£)[3]
FS = FamilySearch - free[4]
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[5]
ALTON PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1813-1875


FMP 1700s-1800s
1700s-1800s
1500s-1800s
FS 1615-1875
1629-1876

PRTS 1711-1812
1711-1812
1711-1812

Census records[edit | edit source]

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.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Rutland 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. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 44-49.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 24 September 2013.
  3. 'Over 1.4 million new Hampshire parish records published', Find My Past, accessed 3 October 2013.
  4. 'IGI Batch Numbers for Hampshire, England', IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America, accessed 5 October 2013.
  5. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 27 September 2013.