Gazetteer for the Greater London area

This page is intended to help identify which of the family history societies that cover the London area has an interest in a particular place. Please type the name of the place in the box below and press the Search button.

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The search is not case-sensitive. Note also that the search will accept partial place names. For example, entering "sta" will return, among others, Staines, Stanmore and Stanwell, while "ham" will return Hampton, Fulham, Hammersmith, Laleham, etc. The columns of the table can be sorted by clicking on the name of the column. Church dedications (e.g. St Mary) are not indexed, except for the City of London and cases elsewhere for which they provide the principal names by which the parish is known (e.g. St Pancras).





Society news

Notice Board

The Notice Board was last updated on 16th January 2021.

Next Meeting

Our next meeting is a Zoom meeting to be held on Thursday 18th February 2021. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Giz Marriner titled Growing Up in Chiswick and Fulham.

Next Fair

We shall be running our virtual stall (with chat) at the Family History Show Online on Saturday 20th February 2021.

Next Advice Session

Advice sessions run at Feltham Library have had to be suspended, but advice may be requested by email. See the Advice page.


Previous news


Recent updates

22-January-2021

New image (and tip) of the month.

7-January-2021

Committee minutes for November 2020 added to Members Area.

30-December-2020

Digitised journals now go back to 1991, all fully indexed.

18-December-2020

New image (and tip) of the month.

7-December-2020

The Memorial Inscriptions for St. Mary, Hayes are added.

24-November-2020

Digitised journals now go back to 1992, all fully indexed.


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