We have a number of searchable databases on this website as listed below.
Members of the Society can access all of the databases using their password where necessary. Any member having problems accessing the 'Members Area' should contact either the Membership Secretary or Webmaster.
Non-members can only access the index pages and the 'Open to all' databases identified. Details of membership and application forms are on the 'Become a member' page.
The 'Quick Search' on the home page will show the number of records for a family name in each database.
Index to other searchable resources [not provided by IWFHS].
|Resource||Index Page||Open to all||Members only||Description|
|Isle of Wight BMD||Index Page||Births||Civil Registration of Birth, Marriages and Deaths on the Isle of Wight 1837 - 2010 - complied by iwfhs volunteers from the Registers held by the IW Registrars Office.|
|Monumental Inscriptions||Search||Transcriptions of Churchyard inscriptions and Church Burial Registers.|
|Census Strays Search||Search||Selected Census entries for people born on the Island recorded in other counties|
|Other Strays Search||Search||Selected vital event entries for Islanders recorded in other counties|
|War Memorials Index||Search||Personal names appearing on Isle of Wight War Memorials (based on IW Memorials and Monuments website)|
|IW County Records Office Burials||Index page||Search||Transcriptions from the Record Office Personal names Index for Burials 1537 - 1900|
|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 Guardians of the Poor - Minute Books||Records of Weekly meetings to disburse out relief|
|RO Guardians of the Poor - Lists of Paupers||Quarterly returns of payments made to Paupers|
|Newspaper BMD Announcements 1853 - 1900||Index page||Search||Notices from IW Observer 1853 - 1900 and various other publications|
|Newspaper Reports||Reports of Inquests, Trials, Marriages etc|
|Wills Transcriptions||A small selection of transcriptions of Wills from the 17th and 18th Centuries|
|School Log Records 1895 - 1914||Search||At present we have the records for Parkhurst/Hunnyhill School (subject to 100 year closure)|