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Place Wills and other probate to 1858 Parish registers to 1921 Bishops' transcripts from C1780 to 1921 Methodist/Wesleyan registers to 1921 Censuses, including 1921 census
Portsmouth Ancestry FindMyPast Ancestry Not available FindMyPast
Southampton Ancestry Not available Ancestry Not available FindMyPast
Hampshire Ancestry Ancestry Ancestry Ancestry FindMyPast
Isle of Wight Ancestry Not available Ancestry Not available FindMyPast

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