Ancestry.com. Hampshire History [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data: Woodward, B.B. A General History of Hampshire. London, England: James S. Virtue, n.d.
This database contains a history of Hampshire, which is located in southern England. It includes various topics covering trade and manufactures, municipal institutions, hospitals and charitable institutions, education, and many more. Historical works such as this contain valuable information that can be a great addition to your genealogical research. Although historical works will generally not mention your ancestors specifically, they do provide information on the time and place in which your ancestors lived, which in turn will help you place your ancestors in a historical context.