Findmypast weekly update – Hampshire

Hampshire parish records have been getting lots of attention recently. This week Findmypast added 235,160 baptismal, 208,258 marriage and 239,466 burial records. They are transcripts, with a few exceptions.

Earlier in the year, Ancestry also added Hampshire parish records, including images to the original record.  Here’s how the two compare.

Ancestry Findmypast
Baptisms 1,586,354 864,903
Marriages 794,719 556,823
Burials 304,643 1,001,468

FamilySearch has combined collections: Hampshire Bishop’s Transcripts 1680-1892, with 830,884 records, and Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980, with 1,262,246 records.

Don’t overlook TheGenealogist which has a long list of its Hamphire coverage by parish at

As always, another place to look for options is the FamilySearch Wiki at

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