Image of the month
This image, being an advertisement for our Pilot run of Clinics, will continue to be used until the last of the pilots on August 6th. For those with access to Hounslow the Library provides a quiet and informal environment in which to do a bit of family research. The library provides access to the UK edition of Ancestry.com's genealogy databases, and more besides. For more information please see this page.

Tip of the month
This is another one mainly for One-name studiers, and is another useful source for obituaries, especially from overseas, provided by Legacy.com. All you have to do is fill out a few search parameters, including a keyword for your surname of interest, at this site and you will receive emails whenever Legacy.com finds a new obituary matching your profile.


Our aims
The Society aims to encourage and assist those involved in the study of family history and genealogy in the western part of the ancient English county of Middlesex. See also our Objectives page.

Using this website
The website contains much information about the Society, and provides general assistance in providing links to other websistes of use to Family Historians. You may explore the site using the menus above, including to use the Sitemap, where you can see all our pages at a glance.

For example under Research and Indexes you will find pages which tell you which members of the Society hold some of our special assets, Parish Registers, Indexes relating to Places, and other General Indexes.

New members
We are always keen to welcome new members. Benefits of membership include attending our monthly meetings at Montague Hall in Hounslow, where you can meet like-minded souls, many of whom have been enjoying this hobby for a long while. You will also receive a copy of our Quarterly Journal. Joining instructions may be found on our How to join the Society page. Attending our meetings is free, and you may come as a guest just to see what goes on, if you wish. Cost of membership is a modest £12 per annum.

Feedback
We are always interested in your feedback about our website, and any ideas you may have for it to work (even) better for you. Use this link to send the webmaster a feedback email.



Society news

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on Thursday 18th August 2016 at Montague Hall, Hounslow. Doors open at 7.00 pm. At this meeting the Questors' Playback team will provide a roadshow titled 'Down our High Street'.

The Hounslow clinics

Providing support to existing and prospective members to research their family history is at the core of what our Society aims to do. We hope very much that the clinics starting 6th June at Hounslow Library will generate enough interest to become a permanent part of our programme. Please support this initiative if you are able.

Member Discount announced

See the Members Area for how to obtain a 15% discount on any new subscription taken out with Find My Past.


Recent updates

18-July-2016

Invitation to join the Society page is added - shows the benefits.

8-July-2016

Members discounts page updated with a 15% discount.

8-July-2016

Committee minutes for May added to Members Area.

23-June-2016

Central Queensland FHS Journals can be viewed from Members Area.

17-June-2016

New image (and tip) of the month.

6-June-2016

Queensland FHS Journals can be viewed from Members Area.

1-June-2016

Hillingdon FHS Journals can be viewed from Members Area.


For the full list of updates please follow this link


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