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.

Enter place name:

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 30th March 2021.

Next Meeting

Our next meeting is a Zoom meeting to be held on Thursday 20th May 2021. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Eric Probert titled Registers of Electors for Family Historians.

Next Fair

It's a long way off. We shall be running our virtual stall (with chat) at the next FHF Really Useful Family History Show on Saturday 13th November 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.


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Recent updates

16-April-2021

New image (and tip) of the month.

19-March-2021

New image (and tip) of the month.

6-March-2021

A new database of Poor Law records is added to our collection of searchable databases.

4-March-2021

Committee minutes for January 2021 added to Members Area.

19-February-2021

See our Access Exchange Journals page. We now do digital journal exchange with the Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society.


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