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Isle of Wight, England Genealogy

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Isle of Wight England

Guide to Isle of Wight ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

County InformationEdit

The Isle of Wight was formerly part of Hampshire until 1890 when it became an independent administrative county.

The county covers the largest island of England situated off the south coast of Hampshire and is separated from the mainland by what is known as the Solent.


See a list of the parishes of the Isle of Wight with links to articles.
Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in the Isle of Wight.

Civil DistrictsEdit

List of Isle of Wight Civil Registration Districts