A copy of each will may be purchased for digital download.
Regional news; notices of births, marriages and deaths; business notices; details on the proceedings of public institutions; adverts and a rich tapestry of other regional information from the Hampshire district.
It is a useful starting point for locating relevant estate records and establishing the succession of tenancies and freehold.
Most records cover 1798, but some extend up to 1811.
Find My Past's index allows searches on for multiple metrics including occupation and residence.
The 1901 census provides details on an individual's age, residence, place of birth, relations and occupation.
Searchable index and original images of over 12.5 million probates and administrations granted by civil registries. Until 1872 only landholders could vote, so not everyone will be listed. Useful for discerning an ancestor's political leanings and landholdings. A transcript of a vast scholarly work briefly chronicling the heritage, education and careers of over 150,000 Cambridge University students. This is a particularly useful source for tracing the ancestry of the landed gentry.