WMFHS Advice Sessions

The Society runs a programme of Family History Advice sessions, to which anyone is welcome, whether new to family history research or not, and whether a member of the Society or not.

At an Advice session an experienced member of our Society will spend about 45 minutes with you to advise you on possible ways to move forward with your family history research.

The sessions run from 10:00am to 1:00pm (10:00, 11:00 and 12:00), and are held at Feltham Library, The Centre, High Street, Feltham, TW13 4GU, as indicated on the map.

Sessions need to be booked as we can only see one person at a time. To book a session please send an email to the: Advice Session Coordinator and tell us when you would like to visit, and what you would most like to achieve.

The sessions take place on the third Saturday of each month. This is the planned schedule of Advice sessions through to the end of 2020.

  • January 18th 2020
  • (Roland)
  • February 15th 2020
  • (Ann & Muriel)
  • March 21st 2020
  • (Roland)
  • April 18th 2020
  • (Ann & Muriel)
  • May 16th 2020
  • (Roland)
  • June 20th 2020
  • (Ann & Muriel)
  • July 18th 2020
  • (Roland)
  • August 15th 2020
  • (Ann & Muriel)
  • September 19th 2020
  • (Roland)
  • October 17th 2020
  • (Ann & Muriel)
  • November 21st 2020
  • (Roland)
  • December 19th 2020
  • (Ann & Muriel)

    A request for volunteer advice givers

    Would you join our small team of advice givers? It's all on a best efforts basis. We have 3 advisors at present but would like a few more just to lighten the load. If you feel up to it and can be available on Saturday mornings (as above) please use the email link above to make yourself known to Ann Greene, who coordinates the Advice sessions.

    Have you hit a brick wall?

    If you are a member, and have come to a brick wall, or just need help; provided it is a matter that can be replied to briefly, we will try to give you return advice by email. Just send an email to the Advice Session Coordinator. No garantees on this one.




    Society news

    Next Meeting

    Our next meeting will be held on Thursday 20th February 2020 at St. John's Centre, Isleworth. Doors open at 7.15 pm. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Julian Pooley titled Who Do You Think They Were? - Discovering the lives and experiences of our ancestors.

    Next Fair

    The fairs season for 2019 is over. The next fair we will be attending is in 2020. For more information please see the Fairs page.

    Next Advice Session

    Our next Advice Session will be held at Feltham Library on Saturday 18th January from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. These sessions need to be booked. See the Advice page.


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    Recent updates

    13-January-2020

    A new page titled On Joining the Committee has been added to the Members Area.

    9-January-2020

    Committee minutes for November 2019 added to Members Area.

    2-January-2020

    For nostalgia, you can now read online, (and search) all journals back to 1996.

    27-December-2019

    A new page titled Poor Law Records has been added, and can be accessed from the Research tab.

    20-December-2019

    New image (and tip) of the month.

    15-December-2019

    A new page titled Burial Places Index has been added, and can be accessed from the Research tab.

    2-December-2019

    A page titled WMFHS Data Privacy Policy has been added to the Members Area for references purposes.

    29-November-2019

    A new page titled Church Index has been added, and can be accessed from the Research tab.

    28-November-2019

    The Parish Maps page has been extended, and now has 4 maps.


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