Were you born at Netley ?  

If you or an ancestor were born at the hospital, please let me know and I can add you to the list. You don't have to share the full details.

A son for J K Johnston. Naval and Military Gazette 30th July 1864.

A daughter for Rev. Crozier and his wife. Hampshire Telegraph 16th August 1865.

A son for Rev. W. Ponsford and his wife. Sheffield Daily Telegraph 29th April 1870.

A daughter for Staff Assistant Surgeon Massy and his wife. Naval and Military Gazette 2nd February 1870.

A son for Col. Farmar and his wife. Homeward Mail from India 1st July 1878.

A daughter for Surgeon Major John Peter Boileau M.D. and his wife. Hampshire Advertiser 7th May 1879.


Dorey—At Royal Military Hospital. Netley, to Edna, wife of Army. Sergt.- Major W. Dorey. R.A.0.C.. on August 20th, daughter, and first grandchild of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Dorey.

Portsmouth Evening News 26th August 1942.


Below are the first names taken from a Baptism register used in the RVH Chapel as they were entered way back in 1863. The very last Baptism was recorded in 1978.

When Baptized Child's Christian Name Surname
9th July 1863 Jane Geddes
2oth July Arthur George Johnston
16th August James Thomas Pettengall
6th September Eliza Annie Elizabeth Ward
27th September  William Hawtree
11th October William John Poole
18th October Elizabeth Margaret Bustear
6th December Elizabeth Jane Johns

Christening of Melvyn Charles at Netley in January 1945.


The first Wedding in the Chapel from the Hampshire Advertiser 11th August                                                                 1934


                                Ivy Harris marries William Bird

                                 Rugeley Times 5th July 1947.

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