Members' Area

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Resource Index Page Members access Description
Annual Report and Financial statement 2020   2020 Reports Since we were unable to hold an AGM in person due to the coronavirus, these reports were published in the May 2020 Journal.
The results of the Committee elections can be found in the June 2020 Newsletter.
AGM Minutes   AGM Minutes The minutes of the AGM held May 2019 (PDF file)
AGM Financial Reports   Financial Reports Financial Reports for 2018 presented at the AGM held May 2019 (PDF file)
AGM Annual Report   Annual Report Annual Report for 2018/19 presented at the AGM held May 2019 (PDF file)
AGM Minutes and Reports for previous years     Please contact the Chairman if you wish to see previous years' documents
Newsletters   Index page The monthly Newsletter from the Society
Presentations   Presentations page Presentations given by Members - including 'The Sinking of the p.s. Portsdown'
Library Transcriptions Index page   Transcriptions from some of the reference works in our possession, including Cooke's tour 1850; Blackgang Mission notes; Biographies from 'Hampshire at the Opening of the Twentieth Century'.
Ryde 1821 Census transcription Search   A transcription of the Enumerator's notebook from the 1821 Census in Ryde
Newport 1855/56 Voters Lists Search   Lists of Voters in the Borough of Newport, according to property qualifiication, or Freemen
Parish Registers Baptisms 1537 - 1837 Index page Search Details of Parish Register transcriptions
Parish Registers Banns 1537 - 1837 Index page Search Details of Parish Register transcriptions
Parish Registers Marriages 1537 - 1837 Index page Search Details of Parish Register transcriptions
Parish Registers Burials 1537 - 1892 Index page Search Details of Parish Register transcriptions
RO Burials Cards 1537 - 1900 Index page Search Details of Parish Register transcriptions
RO Guardians of the Poor - Minute Books Index page Search Records of Weekly meetings to disburse out relief
RO Guardians of the Poor - Lists of Paupers Index page Search Quarterly returns of payments made to Paupers
House of Industry - Apprentices 1780 - 1845   Search Records of people apprenticed out from the House of Industry
Newspaper BMD Announcements 1852 - 1900 Index page Search Notices from IW Observer 1853 - 1900 and various other publications
Newspaper Reports Index page Search Reports of Inquests, Trials, Marriages etc
Wills & Transcriptions Index page Search A small selection of 17th and 18th Century Wills, a small selection of Probate reports from The Times, and links to approx 32,000 Ancestry National Probate Calendar records (You will need an Ancestry Subscription to view the Ancestry records)
School Log Records 1895 - 1917   Search At present we have the records for Chillerton and Parkhurst/Hunnyhill Schools (subject to 100 year closure)
Members' Interests   Search Other Members' contact details
One Name Studies   Search Other Members' contact details
Journal Archive Contents Indexes Journal Archive Full access to all our Journals
Pedigree Index Details   Access (or contribute) a Pedigree (Family Tree)
Lives of WW I (Conference 2014 displays)   Index View Profiles of Participants in WW I
Occupational Profiles (Conference 2015 displays)   Index View Profiles of Families and their Occupations
'All at Sea' Profiles (Conference 2016 talks and displays)   Index View Profiles of Families and their Occupations
'Born on the Isle of Wight' Profiles (Conference 2017 talks and displays)   Index View Profiles of Families and their experiences of emigration