Finding an adopted person or birth families and relatives

We can give you help, support and guidance if you’re the birth relative of an adopted person

For Adoptions prior to November 1975 please contact the
General Register Order.

For Adoptions prior to 30th December 2005 please contact your Local Authority: Southampton, Portsmouth or Isle of Wight.

For the rest of Hampshire, start your search here.

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