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 29th March 2024.

Next Meeting

Our next meeting is on Thursday 20th June 2024. This will be a hybrid Zoom meeting with the speaker being at St. John's Centre. Members may be remote or at St. John's. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Giz Marriner titled The Fulham Pottery.

Next Fair

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


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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..


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