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From the President of Hampshire Archives Trust, Mr Nigel Atkinson

A new website for HAT As President of the Hampshire Archives Trust may I welcome you to our new website. I congratulate the team on its production and hope it will encourage Hampshire residents to research and visit the amazing collection held by the Hampshire Record Office and the other

Enthusiasts Become Ambassadors for Archives

In May 2109, members of local interest groups received expert advice on an Archives Ambassadors course run by staff from the Hampshire Record Office.  Participants included village historians from both Ropley and Broughton, who all face the task of sorting and presenting large collections of photographs and other material accumulated

Polite Academy – a book on etiquette in the 18th century

Steff Palmer of Hampshire Record Office explains her love of a small, late 18th century book,entitled “The Polite Academy” (HRO Ref, 83M93/65). Subtitled `School of Behaviour for Young Gentlemen and Ladies, it was intended as a foundation for Good Manners and Polite Address in Masters and Misses`. With 12 illustrations,

Introduction to the Trust

Introduction to the Trust

The Trust supports the preservation and conservation of Hampshire related archives, and promotes them for the benefit of the public and to advance wider knowledge and understanding of archives

Become a Member of Trust

Become a Member of Trust

Members get invites to exclusive events and reduced rates to other events, an invitation to the AGM and at least one other exclusive event during the year, members will receive two newsletters per year.

Local History Groups

Local History Groups

There is an insatiable interest amongst most people to know about the place they live in. This has spawned many groups that research local history, often with extensive archives.

Make a Donation

Make a Donation

Hampshire Archives Trust is an independent volunteer-run charity that preserves and celebrates Hampshire’s rich and diverse documented past. We need your donations to continue this work.