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

Wield, Hampshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Pre-1834 - Fawley; Post-1833 - Bishop's Sutton
County Hampshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Alton
Registration District Alton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1539
Bishop's Transcripts: 1781
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Alresford
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]

WIELD (St. James), a parish, in the union of Alton, hundred of Fawley, Alton and N. divisions of the county of Southampton, 6 miles (W.) from Alton. [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]

Wield 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]
WIELD PARISH Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1539-1759, 1770-1774, 1813-1877

FMP 1700s-1800s
1538-1645, 1662-1678, 1689-1694, 1716-1876

PRTS 1780-1836

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. 568-571. Date accessed: 01 June 2013.
  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. Date ranges are not clearly identified.
  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 2 October 2013.