All the known records of St. Mary’s Church and the Parish of Alverstoke from 1559 to the present day are held at the City Records Office in Portsmouth, and they can be found there under Reference Code CHU42. These records include all Registers for Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals, including layouts of the old graveyards. The categories of records held there, and their corresponding reference codes, can be viewed below.

Copies of the records for Baptisms, Marriages and Burials can also be seen at Gosport Library, in the Reference Section. Opening hours and address of the library can be found on the the Gosport Library web page.

The only records now held in the Parish are those in current use. For further information please contact the Portsmouth City Records Office at the address below, or see the Records Office web site, or view the records at the Gosport Library: City Museum And Record Office, Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ Tel. 023 9282 7261

Code Description Index Page
CHU 42/1A MIXED REGISTERS 1559-1812 5
CHU 42/1B REGISTERS OF BAPTISMS 1813-1995 5-6
CHU 42/1C REGISTERS OF MARRIAGES 1754-1996 6-8
CHU 42/1D REGISTERS OF BURIALS 1813-1992 8-9
CHU 42/lE REGISTERS OF BANNS OF MARRIAGES 1948-1995 9
CHU 42/1F INDEXES TO PARISH REGISTERS c1560-c1686 10
CHU 42/1G REGISTERS OF CONFIRMATIONS 1955-1975 10
CHU 42/1H REGISTERS OF SERVICES 1885-1986 11
CHU 42/2A RECTOR'S ACCOUNT BOOKS 1907-1946 11
CHU 42/2B RECTOR'S CHURCH FUND ACCOUNT BOOKS 1907-1950 11
CHU 42/3A CHURCHWARDENS' ACCOUNT BOOKS 1744-1947 11
CHU 42/3B CHURCHWARDENS' MEMORANDA BOOKS 1701-1771 11
CHU 42/4A VESTRY MINUTE BOOKS 1683-1969 11
CHU 42/4B SPECIAL VESTRY MINUTE BOOKS 1714-1885 12
CHU 42/5A PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL MINUTE BOOKS 1920-1987 12
CHU 42/5B PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL AND CHURCH ELDERS MINUTE BOOKS 1920-1946 12
CHU 42/5C PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL SALARIES ACCOUNT BOOKS 1959-1969 12
CHU 42/5D PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL INCOME AND EXPENDITURE ACCOUNT BOOKS 1964-1974 12-13
CHU 42/5E PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL ANNUAL REPORTS AND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 1997 13
CHU 42/6A SEXTONS' BOOKS 1736-1973 13
CHU 42/6B TRANSCRIPTS OF SEXTONS' BOOKS 1809-1902 13
CHU 42/6C INDEXES TO SEXTON'S BOOKS 1736-1809 13
CHU 42/7A FINANCE COMMITTEE MINUTE BOOKS 1947-1953 13
CHU 42/7B FINANCE AND GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE MINUTE BOOKS 1954-1959 14
CHU 42/7C PARISH CHURCH DISTRICT COMMITTEE AND PARISH MEETING BOOKS 1948-1957 14
CHU 42/7D MEETINGS RE THE BUILDING OF THE CHURCH TOWER AND CLOCK MINUTE BOOKS 1902-1904 14
CHU 42/7E BAZAAR COMMITTEE MINUTE BOOKS 1953-1963 14
CHU 47/7F SERVERS MINUTE BOOKS 1954-1963 14
CHU 42/7G BRODRICK HALL MINUTE BOOKS AND PAPERS 1907-1959 14
CHU 42/8A CHURCH TOWER COMPLETION FUND ACCOUNT BOOKS 1902-1906 14
CHU 42/8B ANNUAL STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS 1906-1989 15
CHU 42/9A MEN'S CLUB MINUTE BOOKS 1935-1939 15
CHU 42/l0A REGISTERS OF BAPTISMS (MISSION CHURCH OF ST FAITH) 1902-1956 15
CHU 42/l0B REGISTERS OF SERVICES (MISSION CHURCH OF ST FAITH) 1925-1973 15
CHU 42/10C REGISTERS OF CONFIRMATION (MISSION CHURCH OF ST FAITH) 1938-1967 15
CHU 42/l0D ACCOUNT BOOKS OF ST FAITH'S CHURCH 1908-1917 16
CHU 42/11A DEEDS AND LEGAL DOCUMENTS 1805-1987 16-20
CHU 42/11B CURATES' LICENCES 1948-1968 20
CHU 42/11C FACULTIES 1831-1991 21-22
CHU 42/11D GLEBE 1933-1960 22
CHU 42/11E TERRIERS 1902-1962 22
CHU 42/11F FIXTURES AND FITTINGS 1832-1991 23
CHU 42/11G CHURCH BUILDINGS 1840-1991 24-25
CHU 42/11H TITHE 1861-1921 25
CHU 42/11J GRAVEYARD 1783-1991 25-26
CHU 42/11K EVENTS 1902-1999 26-28
CHU 42/11L HASLAR HOSPITAL 1827-1974 29
CHU 42/11M MISCELLANEOUS LICENCES AND CERTIFICATES 1781-1979 29-30
CHU 42/11N PUBLICATIONS 1960-1993 30-31
CHU 42/110 PRINTS AND DRAWINGS 1831-1901 31
CHU 42/11P PHOTOGRAPHS 1900-1992 31-32
CHU 42/11Q PARISH MAGAZINES 1888-1995 33
CHU 42/118 GENERAL RECORDS 1813-1993 34