Explore the parish registers from Portsmouth, Hampshire. Browse through thousands of images to discover the details of births, marriages, and deaths in Portsmouth. For a full list of parishes included in this collection, view our parish list.
The information available in these registers varies depending on the register type you are exploring and the date of the register. Generally, you can discover all or some of the following details:
The parish registers were for Church of England parish in the deaneries of Portsmouth, Gosport, Fareham, and Havant.
The majority of these records pertain to Anglican records, but there are a few that relate to other denominations: Congregational, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic, Unitarian, United Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist. All denominations were required to register life events with the established church until 1837.
You can search by register year, register type, and place.
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