In Hampshire alone, there are many local history societies and community-based archive-related groups concerned with local history and heritage. Each of them has a similar aim – to investigate and tell the story of their locality. They each face similar challenges, but often have different means of meeting them. One of the aims of this site is therefore to help them to share experience and knowledge.
This section gives the contacts details of some of them. If you belong to a local history society or such a group and have not already supplied information for the site, please download the pro forma and send it to us to claim your free listing.
Local history societies and other groups featured here can also be found on the websites of the Community & Heritage Group of the Archives & Records Association and the British Association for Local History.
This is a platform for those who run such groups to promote their events, recruit new members and sell their publications and other products, as well as making fruitful links with other groups.
Elsewhere on the site are details for making applications to the Hampshire Archives Trust for grants up to £10,000.
On 15 June 2019 the Hampshire Genealogical Society held its annual conference and AGM with a sell-out crowd of over 150 delegates. With people travelling