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Genealogy and Research

Research room

Research room

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. 

Research  Room Catalogue - Shelf Codes

Research Room Catalogue - Books

Research Room Catalogue - Glass Cabinets

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

Havant Burials Transcription of registers

We are pleased to be able to offer some material online. Please see details below. 

Introduction to the burial registers
1854-1895 - index of surnames
1895-1936 - index of surnames

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: faithd@thespring.co.uk

  • Tuesday 11am – 1pm Genealogist Christine Russell
  • Friday 10am-12.30pm Local Historian and Genealogist Ann Griffiths