Image of the month
When Giz Marriner was looking for the birth place of her grandfather in Burlington Road, Fulham she came upon this pottery kiln, the last remnant of the once thriving Fulham Pottery, where her grandfather had once worked. Giz gave us the full story of Fulham Pottery in her talk to the Society on June 20th. If you missed her talk you can still use our Playback facility to see it in your own time, by visiting the Meetings Playback page.

Tip of the month
Do you sometimes look for memorial inscriptions of your ancestors? Both Ancestry and Find My Past have their collections, and there are a few other sites as well, such as Find a Grave and Billion Graves.com. It is useful to know that Find a Grave memorials are also indexed under Family Search, whereas Billion Graves memorials are also indexed under Find My Past.


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 websites 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 St. John's Centre in Isleworth, 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 £15 per annum.




Society news

Notice Board

The Notice Board was last updated on 29th March 2024.

Next Meeting

Our next meeting is on Thursday 18th July 2024. This will be a hybrid Zoom meeting with the speaker being remote. Members may be remote or at St. John's. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Dr Judy Hill titled Almshouses.

Next Fair

Our next family history fair is the Family History Show - London at Kempton Park Racecourse on Saturday 5th October 2024.


Previous news


Recent updates

3-May-2024

Committee minutes for March 2024 now added to Members Area.

19-April-2024

New image (and tip) of the month.

15-April-2024

Digitised journals now go back to 1980, all fully indexed.

4-April-2024

Digitised journals now go back to 1981, all fully indexed.

22-March-2024

New image (and tip) of the month.

22-March-2024

The memorial inscriptions of St. Mary, Hanwell are added..


Previous updates


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