Genealogy and history
The Research Room in our museum is open from 10am-5pm Monday–Friday and 10am-4pm on Saturdays.
We have a large stock of documents from the local area and historical maps.
We provide free access to a range of resources including:
- Two computers with free internet access
- Genealogy websites Findmypast.com and Ancestry.co.uk
- Printed records for births, marriages, deaths, baptisms and burials from as early as 1635 for Havant and the local area
- Census returns for Havant from 1841
- Maps of the local area from as early as 1875
Genealogy and local history experts
We also provide a free genealogy and local history service.
Appointments with our specialists are free, but please book in advance by contacting Faith Davies: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tuesday 11am – 1pm Genealogist Christine Russell
- Friday 10am-12.30pm Local Historian and Genealogist Ann Griffiths