Alverstoke (with Gosport), Hampshire, England


Alverstoke, Hampshire


The Liberty of Alverstoke (including Gosport) lies on the western shores of Portsmouth Harbour. For additional information please see A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 3 at British History Online.

Parish Church

The Parish (CoE) Church is St Mary, Alverstoke, which can be found here on Google Street View.

Parish Registers

A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 3 (pub 1908) indicates a number of early registers as follows -
The registers begin in 1559, the first book running to 1686, and the second to 1737 for baptisms, 1714 for burials, and 1710 for marriages. The third volume continues the baptisms and burials to 1801, and the marriages to 1763, and the fourth takes the baptisms and burials to 1812. The marriages from 1763 to 1812 are contained in no less than seven books, beginning in the years 1763, 1765, 1777, 1784, 1791, 1799, and 1809.

Adjacent (pre 1832) Parishes

To the east Alverstoke is bounded by Portsmouth Harbour and to the south by the water of Spithead, to the west lies Titchfield and Rowner and to the north Fareham.

The ecclesiastical parishes of Elson, Forton, Gosport Holy Trinity and Gosport St Matthew have been created from the ancient parish.

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