Micheldever Genealogical Records

Micheldever Birth & Baptism Records

England & Wales Birth Index (1837-2006)

An index to births registered throughout England & Wales. Provides a reference to order copies of birth certificates from the national registrar of births, marriages and deaths – the General Register Office.

Micheldever Baptisms (1752-1841)

Baptism registers are the primary source for birth documentation before 1837, though are relevant to the present. They record the date a child was baptised, their parents' names, occupations, residence and more.

Hampshire Baptisms (1752-1851)

An index to 574,161 baptisms. The records provide proof of parentage.

British Birth and Baptism Records (1400-2010)

A collection of indexes and transcripts of birth and baptism records that cover over 250 million people. Includes digital images of many records.

FreeBMD Births (1837-1957)

An index to births registered at the central authority for England & Wales. The index provides the area where the birth was registered, mother's maiden name from September 1911 and a reference to order a birth certificate.

Micheldever Marriage & Divorce Records

England & Wales Marriage Index (1837-2008)

An index to marriages registered throughout England & Wales. This is the only national marriage index that allows you to search by both spouse's names. Provides a reference to order copies of marriage certificates from the national registrar of births, marriages and deaths – the General Register Office.

Micheldever Marriages (1754-1837)

An index to marriages recorded by the church, listing the date of marriage and the names of the bride and groom.

Diocese of Winchester Marriage Licences (1597-1921)

Images of original marriage licences from the Diocese of Winchester, searchable by a name index. These records can provide details not listed in marriage registers, such as age, parents and occupations. They can also act as a substitute in the case of missing marriage registers.

Winchester Diocese Marriage Allegation M-Y (1689-1837)

Brief details extracted from allegations to marry by licence in the Diocese of Winchester. Can contain more detail than parish records, including details such as age, occupation and parents' names.

Winchester Diocese Marriage Allegation A-L (1689-1837)

Brief details extracted from allegations to marry by licence in the Diocese of Winchester. Can contain more detail than parish records, including details such as age, occupation and parents' names.

Micheldever Death & Burial Records

England & Wales Death Index (1837-2006)

An index to deaths registered throughout England & Wales. Provides a reference to order copies of death certificates from the national registrar of births, marriages and deaths – the General Register Office.

Micheldever Burials (1538-1841)

An index to burial records kept by the church. This resource is an index and may not include all the details that were recorded in the registers.

Hampshire Burials (1400-1850)

An index to 720,423 burials. The records may provide age at death and other details.

Dorset & Hampshire Quaker Burials (1657-1837)

An index to registers of burials for people buried at the church.

Dorset & Hampshire Quaker Burials (1776-1837)

An index to burials recorded at Quaker meetings. The records contain the name of the deceased, the date they were buried and their age.

Micheldever Church Records

Hampshire Church Photographs & Stats (1851-Present)

Photographs of parish churches in Hampshire, with architectural details and extracts from the 1851 ecclesiastical census.

Act Books of the Archbishops of Canterbury (1663-1859)

An index to names and places mentioned in act books of the Province of Canterbury. It records various licences and conferments, such as marriage and physician licences.

British Church Albums (1990-Present)

Photographs of churches of all denominations throughout England and part of Wales.

Hampshire Church Photographs (1980-Present)

Low resolution photographs of Hampshire churches.

England Parish Registers (1914-2013)

Documentation for those baptised, married and buried at England. Parish registers can assist tracing a family back numerous generations.

Micheldever Census & Population Lists

England, Wales, IoM & Channel Islands 1911 Census (1911)

The 1911 census provides details on an individual's age, residence, place of birth, relations and occupation. FindMyPast's index allows searches on for multiple metrics including occupation and residence.

The Hampshire Hearth Tax Assessment (1665)

A transcription of records naming those who had taxes levied against them for the privilege of owning a hearth.

1901 British Census (1901)

The 1901 census provides details on an individual's age, residence, place of birth, relations and occupation. FindMyPast's index allows searches on for multiple metrics including occupation and residence.

1891 British Census (1891)

The 1891 census provides details on an individual's age, residence, place of birth, relations and occupation. FindMyPast's index allows searches on for multiple metrics including occupation and residence.

1881 British Census (1881)

The 1881 census provides details on an individual's age, residence and occupation. FindMyPast's index allows for searches on multiple metrics including occupation and residence.

Micheldever Wills & Probate Records

England & Wales National Probate Calendar (1858-1966)

Searchable index and original images of over 12.5 million probates and administrations granted by civil registries. Entries usually include the testator's name, date of death, date of probate and registry. Names of relations may be given.

Bishop's Commissary of Winchester Wills & Probate (1507-1858)

A searchable index connected to images surviving wills and probate documents for the Commissary Court of Bishop of Winchester. These records can help trace families back to the late 15th century.

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Admon Index (1649-1660)

An index to estate administrations performed by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. The index covers the southern two thirds of England & Wales, but may also contain entries for northerners.

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Admon Index (1581-1595)

An index to estate administrations performed by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. The index covers the southern two thirds of England & Wales, but may also contain entries for northerners.

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Admon Index (1581-1619)

An index to estate administrations performed by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. The index covers the southern two thirds of England & Wales, but may also contain entries for northerners.

Newspapers Covering Micheldever

Western Gazette (1863-1950)

A regional newspaper covering the counties of Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire Hampshire and Berkshire. It covers local and national news, family announcements, business news, legal proceedings and more.

Hampshire Advertiser (1830-1900)

A regional newspaper including news from the Hampshire district, business notices, family announcements, legal & governmental proceedings, advertisements and more.

Hampshire Telegraph (1799-1900)

A database allowing full text searches of a newspaper covering regional news, family announcements, obituaries, court proceedings, business notices and more in the Hampshire area.

Hampshire Chronicle (1772-1830)

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. Every line of text from the newspaper can be searched and images of the original pages viewed.

Salisbury and Winchester Journal (1752-1870)

One of Britain's oldest newspapers, covering news in the counties of Wiltshire and Hampshire. Contains notices of births, marriages and death from about 1800.

Micheldever Obituaries

iAnnounce Obituaries (2006-Present)

The UKs largest repository of obituaries, containing millions of searchable notices.

United Kingdom and Ireland Obituary Collection (1882-Present)

A growing collection currently containing over 425,000 abstracts of obituaries with reference to the location of the full obituary.

Quakers Annual Monitor (1847-1848)

A collection of 364 obituaries of Quakers from the British Isles. The volume was published in 1849 and includes obituaries of those who died in late 1847 through 1848.

Musgrave's Obituaries (1421-1800)

This transcribed and searchable work by Sir William Musgrave contains 10,000s of brief obituaries. The work is a reference point for other works containing information on an individual.

British Medical Journal (1849-Present)

A text index and digital images of all editions of a journal containing medical articles and obituaries of medical practitioners.

Micheldever Cemeteries

Hampshire Church Monuments (1300-1900)

Photographs and descriptions of Hampshire's most illustrious church monuments, often featuring effigies, medieval inscriptions and heraldic devices.

Deceased Online (1629-Present)

Images of millions of pages from cemetery and crematoria registers, photographs of memorials, cemetery plans and more. Records can be search by a name index.

Billion Graves (1200-Present)

Photographs and transcriptions of millions of gravestones from cemeteries around the world.

Mausolea and Monuments (1500-Present)

Profiles of several hundred mausolea found in the British Isles.

Maritime Memorials (1588-1950)

Several thousand transcribed memorials remembering those connected with the nautical occupations.

Micheldever Directories & Gazetteers

Hampshire Treasures Online (2007-Present)

A survey of natural and man-made places of interest in the county.

Old Hampshire Gazetteer (2001)

A survey of settlements in the county, with particular attention given to etymology. Contains reference to a number of old maps.

Kelly's Directory Hampshire and Isle of Wight (1927)

A comprehensive place-by-place gazetteer, listing key contemporary and historical facts. Each place has a list of residents and businesses. Contains details on local schools, churches, government and other institutions.

Kelly's Directory of Hampshire (1920)

A comprehensive place-by-place gazetteer, listing key contemporary and historical facts. Each place has a list of residents and businesses. Contains details on local schools, churches, government and other institutions.

Kelly's Directory of Hampshire (1912)

An exhaustive gazetteer, containing details of settlement's history, governance, churches, postal services, public institutions and more. Also contains lists of residents with their occupation and address.

Act Books of the Archbishops of Canterbury (1663-1859)

An index to names and places mentioned in act books of the Province of Canterbury. It records various licences and conferments, such as marriage and physician licences.

Home Office Prison Calendars (1868-1929)

Records of over 300,000 prisoners held by quarter sessions in England & Wales. Records may contain age, occupation, criminal history, offence and trial proceedings.

Central Criminal Court After-trial Calendars (1855-1931)

Over 175,000 records detailing prisoner's alleged offences and the outcome of their trial. Contains genealogical information.

Prison Hulk Registers (1802-1849)

From the late 18th century many prisoners in Britain were kept on decommissioned ships known as hulks. This collection contains nearly 50 years of registers for various ships. Details given include: prisoner's name, date received, age, year of birth and conviction details.

England & Wales Criminal Registers (1791-1892)

This collection lists brief details on 1.55 million criminal cases in England and Wales between 1791 and 1892. Its primary use is to locate specific legal records, which may give further details on the crime and the accused. Details may include the accused's age, nature of crime, location of trial and sentence. Early records can contain a place of birth.

Micheldever Taxation Records

The Hampshire Hearth Tax Assessment (1665)

A transcription of records naming those who had taxes levied against them for the privilege of owning a hearth.

Tithe Apportionments (1836-1856)

An index to 11,000,000 parcels of land and property, connected to digital images of registers that record their owner, occupier, description, agricultural use, size and rateable value.

Land Tax Redemption (1798-1811)

This vital collection details almost 1.2 million properties eligible for land tax. Records include the name of the landowner, occupier, amount assessed and sometimes the name and/or description of the property. 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.

Duties Paid for Apprentices' Indentures (1710-1811)

An index linked to original images of registers recording apprenticeship indentures. Details are given on the trade and nature of apprenticeship. Many records list the parents of the apprentice.

Red Book of the Exchequer (1066-1230)

A compilation of records from the Court of the Exchequer primarily dealing with taxes and land. These records are in Latin.

Micheldever Land & Property Records

Tithe Apportionments (1836-1856)

An index to 11,000,000 parcels of land and property, connected to digital images of registers that record their owner, occupier, description, agricultural use, size and rateable value.

Land Tax Redemption (1798-1811)

This vital collection details almost 1.2 million properties eligible for land tax. Records include the name of the landowner, occupier, amount assessed and sometimes the name and/or description of the property. 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.

UK Poll Books and Electoral Rolls (1538-1893)

Poll books record the names of voters and the direction of their vote. Until 1872 only landholders could vote, so not everyone will be listed. Useful for discerning an ancestor's political leanings and landholdings. The collection is supplemented with other records relating to the vote.

Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem (1236-1291)

Abstracts of records detailing the estates and families of deceased tenants from the reigns of Henry III and Edward I.

Red Book of the Exchequer (1066-1230)

A compilation of records from the Court of the Exchequer primarily dealing with taxes and land. These records are in Latin.

Micheldever Occupation & Business Records

Aviation in Hampshire (1900-2007)

A history of Hampshire airfields, aviators and crashes.

Smuggling on the South Coast (1700-1867)

An introduction to smuggling in Dorset & Hampshire.

History of Hampshire Constabulary (1839-1967)

A history of the county's territorial police force.

Hampshire Police Stations (1839-2000)

Histories and photographs of Hampshire police stations.

Hampshire Police Cases (1839-2000)

A series of high-profile and interesting cases handled by Hampshire's police force.

Micheldever School & Education Records

Teacher's Registration Council Registers (1870-1948)

A name index linked to original images of registers recording the education and careers of teachers in England & Wales.

National School Admission & Log Books (1870-1914)

A name index connected to digital images of registers recording millions of children educated in schools operated by the National Society for Promoting Religious Education. Records contain a variety of information including genealogical details, education history, illnesses, exam result, fathers occupation and more.

Oxford University Alumni (1500-1886)

A name index linked to original images of short biographies for over 120,000 Oxford University students. This is a particularly useful source for tracing the ancestry of the landed gentry.

Cambridge University Alumni (1261-1900)

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.

Cambridge Alumni Database (1198-1910)

A searchable database containing over 90,000 note-form biographies for students of Cambridge University.

Pedigrees & Family Trees Covering Micheldever

Victoria County History: Hampshire (1086-1900)

A detailed history of the county's hundreds, parishes and religious houses.

Pedigrees of Hampshire Families (1066-1833)

Hand-draw genealogical charts covering Hampshire's gentry. Includes descriptions of coats of arms.

British & Irish Royal & Noble Genealogies (491-1603)

Extensive and impeccably sourced genealogies for British, Irish & Manx royalty and nobility. Scroll down to 'British Isles' for relevant sections.

FamilySearch Community Trees (6000 BC-Present)

A searchable database of linked genealogies compiled from thousands of reputable and not-so-reputable sources. Contains many details on European gentry & nobility, but covers many countries outside Europe and people from all walks of life.

Visitation of England and Wales (1700-1899)

Over 600 pedigrees for English and Welsh families who had a right to bear a coat of arms.

Micheldever Royalty, Nobility & Heraldry Records

Victoria County History: Hampshire (1086-1900)

A detailed history of the county's hundreds, parishes and religious houses.

Pedigrees of Hampshire Families (1066-1833)

Hand-draw genealogical charts covering Hampshire's gentry. Includes descriptions of coats of arms.

Hampshire Church Monuments (1300-1900)

Photographs and descriptions of Hampshire's most illustrious church monuments, often featuring effigies, medieval inscriptions and heraldic devices.

British & Irish Royal & Noble Genealogies (491-1603)

Extensive and impeccably sourced genealogies for British, Irish & Manx royalty and nobility. Scroll down to 'British Isles' for relevant sections.

FamilySearch Community Trees (6000 BC-Present)

A searchable database of linked genealogies compiled from thousands of reputable and not-so-reputable sources. Contains many details on European gentry & nobility, but covers many countries outside Europe and people from all walks of life.

Micheldever Military Records

Hampshire Yeomanry History (1794-Present)

The history of a Hampshire-based volunteer military regiment.

Hampshire WWI Memorials (1914-1918)

A list of names found on World War One monuments in Hampshire, with some service details.

Hampshire WWII Memorials (1914-1918)

A list of names found on World War Two monuments in Hampshire, with some service details.

Prisoners of War of British Army (1939-1945)

A searchable list of over 100,000 British Army POWs. Records contains details on the captured, their military career and where they were held prisoner.

British Prisoners of World War II (1939-1945)

Details on around 165,000 men serving in the British Army, Navy and Air Force who were held as prisoners during WWII.

Micheldever Immigration & Travel Records

Passenger Lists Leaving UK (1890-1960)

A name index connected to original images of passenger lists recording people travelling from Britain to destinations outside Europe. Records may detail a passenger's age or date of birth, residence, occupation, destination and more.

UK Incoming Passenger Lists (1878-1960)

A full index of passenger lists for vessels arriving in the UK linked to original images. Does not include lists from vessels sailing from European ports. Early entries can be brief, but later entries may include dates of births, occupations, home addresses and more. Useful for documenting immigration.

Alien Arrivals in England (1810-1869)

Details on over 600,000 non-British citizens arriving in England. Often includes age and professions. Useful for discerning the origin of immigrants.

17th Century British Emigrants to the U.S. (1600-1700)

Details on thousands of 17th century British immigrants to the U.S., detailing their origins and nature of their immigration.

Migration from North America to Britain & Ireland (1858-1870)

A list of over 40,000 passengers traveling from North America to the British Isles. Details of passengers may include: occupation, nationality, gender, age, martial status, class, destination, and details of the vessel they sailed on.

Micheldever Histories & Books

Hampshire Treasures Online (2007-Present)

A survey of natural and man-made places of interest in the county.

Old Hampshire Gazetteer (2001)

A survey of settlements in the county, with particular attention given to etymology. Contains reference to a number of old maps.

Old Hampshire Mapped (1535-1830)

A series of old maps, itineraries and descriptions of the county.

Victoria County History: Hampshire (1086-1900)

A detailed history of the county's hundreds, parishes and religious houses.

Hampshire Church Photographs (1890-Present)

Photographs and images of churches in Hampshire.

Biographical Directories Covering Micheldever

Oxford University Alumni (1500-1886)

A name index linked to original images of short biographies for over 120,000 Oxford University students. This is a particularly useful source for tracing the ancestry of the landed gentry.

Cambridge University Alumni (1261-1900)

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.

Crockford's Clerical Directories (1868-1914)

Brief biographies of Anglican clergy in the UK.

The Concise Dictionary of National Biography (1654-1930)

A directory containing lengthy biographies of noted British figures. The work took over two decades to compile. Biographies can be searched by name and are linked to images of the original publication.

Church of England Clergy Database (1500-1835)

A database of CoE clergy, giving details of their education of service. Contains references to source documents. Also contains profiles of various church institutions.

Micheldever Maps

Old Hampshire Gazetteer (2001)

A survey of settlements in the county, with particular attention given to etymology. Contains reference to a number of old maps.

Old Hampshire Mapped (1535-1830)

A series of old maps, itineraries and descriptions of the county.

Maps of Hampshire (1595-1922)

Digital images of maps covering the county.

Ordnance Survey 1:10 Maps (1840-1890)

Maps showing settlements, features and some buildings in mainland Britain.

Tithe Apportionments (1836-1856)

An index to 11,000,000 parcels of land and property, connected to digital images of registers that record their owner, occupier, description, agricultural use, size and rateable value.

Micheldever Reference Works

England Research Guide (1538-Present)

A beginner’s guide to researching ancestry in England.

Parish Register Abstract (1538-1812)

Compiled in 1831, this book details the coverage and condition of parish registers in England & Wales.

Building History Research Guide (1066-Present)

A comprehensive guide to researching the history of buildings in the British Isles.

Surname Origins (1790-1911)

A service that provides advanced and custom surname maps for the British Isles and the US.

British Family Mottoes (1189-Present)

A dictionary of around 9,000 mottoes for British families who had right to bear arms.

Micheldever Information

Civil & Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction:

Historical Description

MICHELDEVER is a parish and village, with a station about 2 ½ miles north of the village, on the Basingstoke and Winchester branch of the London and South Western railway, and is 6 ½ miles north from Winchester, 10 south from Basingstoke and 60 from London, in the hundred of the same name, Western division of the county, Winchester union, petty sessional division and county court district, and in the rural deanery of Alresford, and archdeaconry and diocese of Winchester. A small stream called “North Brook” runs through the parish. The church of St. Mary, erected in 1810 by Sir Francis Baring bart. of Larkbere, Devon (d. 11 Sept. 1810), at a cost of about £10,000, is a singular edifice in Mixed styles, consisting of an octangular nave, with eastern and western bays, and an embattled tower containing 6 bells: the tower is the only remaining portion of the ancient church, which was almost wholly destroyed by fire; the lower stage serves as a porch: the chancel or eastern bay was handsomely decorated in 1880 at the cost of the Earl of Northbrook G.C.S.I., P.C. from designs by Mr. Colson, architect, of Winchester, and the west window was filled with stained glass in 1881: in the chancel are several monuments to the Baring family, by Flaxman and the late Sir Edgar J. Boehm bart.; there is also a memorial to Thomas Baring esq. M.P. who died Nov. 1873, and a memorial window to Sir Francis Thornhill Baring bart. first Baron Northbrook, died 6 Sept. 1866; the reredos, of English alabaster and Purbeck and Ippleden marble and mosaics, was erected in 1883, from the designs of Messrs. Colson and Son, of Winchester: Henry Massue de Ruvigny, Marquis de Ruvigny in France, and first and only Earl of Galway, who was general of the forces in Ireland under Wm. III. and some time one of the Lords Justices in Ireland, and greatly distinguished himself at the battle of Aughrim, 12 July, 1691, died in the house of Lady Russell, at East Stratton, Sept. 2, 1720, and was buried here, 7th Sept. following: there are 260 sittings. The register dates from the year 1538. The living is a vicarage, with the chapelry of East Stratton annexed, joint net yearly value £294, with residence and 4 acres of glebe, in the gift of the Earl of Northbrook P.C., G.C.S.I., D.C.L, and held since 1897 by the Rev. George Alexander Johnstone B.A. of Pembroke College, Cambridge. The Primitive Methodist chapel at Northbrook, erected in 1867, is a plain structure of red brick. There are charities of about £10 yearly value, and an almshouse for 15 aged and infirm poor, with a reading room attached. The Earl of Northbrook P.C., G.C.S.I, is lord of the manor and principal landowner. The soil is loam; subsoil, chalk. The chief crops are wheat, barley, oats and turnips. The area is 9,767 acres; rateable value, £16,705; the population in 1891 was 1,049.

National, built in 1871, for about 180 children; average attendance, 104; the building includes a clock tower, erected in memory of the Hon. Arthur Napier Thomas Baring R.N. second son of the Earl of Northbrook, who was lost, with many others, on board H.M. ship “Captain” when she foundered off the coast of Spain, 7th September, 1870.

National, Station, for 40 children; average attendance, 34.

Kelly's Directory of Hampshire (1898)

Surnames Found in Micheldever

RankSurnameNo. of People% of Population
1Knight323.07
2Whatmore312.98
3Baverstock282.69
4Butler272.59
5Miles252.40
6Fifield222.11
7Ball191.83
8Clarke181.73
9Ford181.73
10Wheeler171.63
11Cole171.63
12Bell151.44
13Penny151.44
14Collis131.25
15Hall121.15
16Cook121.15
17Webb111.06
18Mundy111.06
19Paice111.06
20Pain111.06
21Green111.06
22Avery111.06
23Vince111.06
24Simmonds100.96
25Goodall100.96
26Hobbs100.96
27James100.96
28Jarvis90.86
29Tarrant90.86
30Eades90.86
31Cooper80.77
32North80.77
33Gamble80.77
34Tull80.77
35Wareham80.77
36Phillips80.77
37Pumphrey80.77
38Whittick80.77
39Trimby80.77
40Foster80.77
41Browning70.67
42Braxton70.67
43Day70.67
44Hill70.67
45Orchard70.67
46White70.67
47Maffy60.58
48Sellars60.58
49Woodvine60.58
50Gough60.58
51Dyer60.58
52Steel60.58
53Hickman60.58
54Wake60.58
55Smith60.58
56Benham60.58
57Grant60.58
58Drake60.58
59Prior60.58
60Duffin60.58
61Parsons50.48
62Bath50.48
63Stroud50.48
64Rumbold50.48
65West50.48
66Mansbridge50.48
67Burn50.48
68Coster50.48
69Laversuch50.48
70Pearce50.48
71Burgess50.48
72Berry50.48
73Coulthurst50.48
74Crate50.48
75Batten40.38
76Trimbee40.38
77Wise40.38
78Gumsel40.38
79Batchelor40.38
80Bofe40.38
81Marshman40.38
82Pointer40.38
83Lovelock40.38
84Goodyear40.38
85Templeton40.38
86Wigmore40.38
87Box40.38
88Hilliary40.38
89Brazier40.38
90Githam40.38
91Neate40.38
92Allen40.38
93Russell40.38
94Burrows40.38
95Brown40.38
96Morgan40.38
97Wilkins40.38
98Blake40.38
99Moody40.38
100Lawrence30.29