General indexes held by members

These indexes are intended as aids to research in the West Middlesex area. For members of the Society, the lookups are free (membership number must be quoted); for non-members there is a fixed fee of £5 per enquiry. Please note that, in all cases, enquirers must include a SAE. Unless stated otherwise, cheques should be made payable to the holder of the index, rather than to WMFHS.

Contact Richard Chapman, Golden Manor, Darby Gardens, Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex TW16 5JW for the following. No telephone or email requests, please. Cheques payable to West Middlesex FHS.


  • West Middlesex Marriage Index: Marriages which took place in West Middlesex before civil registration began (July 1837). About 86,000 entries.

    For Society members the index can also be accessed directly from this website at Marriages Search, or for those with a FindMyPast subscription the same index can be accessed at Find My Past West Middlesex Marriages, or for those with a GenesReunited subscription the same index can be accessed at Genes Reunited Marriages and Divorces.

Contact Roland Bostock, Flat 8, 167 Park Road, Teddington, Middlesex TW11 0BP
or by email to Roland@Bostock.net for:


  • West Middlesex Memorial Inscriptions: From Acton, Ashford, Bedfont, Brentford, Chelsea, Chiswick, Cranford, Ealing, Feltham, Fulham, Hampton, Harlington, Harmondsworth, Heston, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Isleworth, Laleham, Littleton, Norwood Green, Perivale, Pinner, Poyle, Shepperton, Southall Green, Staines, Stanwell, Sunbury, Twickenham and Uxbridge.

    For Society members most of our MIs can also be accessed directly from this website at Memorial Inscriptions Search, or for those with a FindMyPast subscription the same MIs can be accessed at Find My Past West Middlesex Monumental Inscriptions.

  • West Middlesex Settlement Records (aka Poor Law Records): A mixed collection of records from different periods relating to Chelsea, Ealing, Friern Barnet, Fulham, Hammersmith, New Brentford, Shepperton, Staines, Stanwell and Uxbridge.

Contact Mrs. Wendy Mott, 24 Addison Avenue, Hounslow, Middlesex TW3 4AP for:


  • West Middlesex Strays: People from or born in our area, found in another area.

Contact Bridget Purr, 8 Sandleford Lane, Greenham, Thatcham RG19 8XW for:


  • West Middlesex War Memorials: Substantial name-list material, consisting of public, churches', schools' and companies' memorials, etc. for WWI and WWII and earlier wars where they exist; list not yet complete; information on any other memorials you know of would be welcome. When making an enquiry please include any information you may have on village or town where you might expect to find a name to be mentioned.

    For Society members the full collection can also be accessed directly from this website at War Memorials Search.

Contact Brian Page, 121 Shenley Avenue, Ruislip, Middlesex HA4 6BU
or by email to brian729@blueyonder.co.uk for:


  • 1641-2 Protestation Returns for Middlesex: Name searches undertaken. Cheques payable to West Middlesex FHS.

    For Society members these records can also be accessed directly from this website at Protestations Returns Search.

Contact Miss Valerie Walker, 32 Cunnington Street, Chiswick, London W4 5EN for:


  • GRO Certificates: Some 800 original GRO birth, marriage and death certificates have been donated to the Society and are available for purchase: see Unwanted GRO certificates page for details.

Contact Mrs. M. Sibley, 13 Blossom Way, West Drayton, Middlesex UB7 9HF
or by email to mavikensib@aol.com for:


  • Newspaper Index: Births, marriages and deaths, court cases, accidents, etc. taken from local newspapers 1894 - 1925.



Society news

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on Thursday 21st December 2017 at Montague Hall, Hounslow. Doors open at 7:15 pm. This is our Christmas Meeting. Food and drink will be provided and there will be a quiz.

Next Advice Session

Our next Advice Session will be held at Feltham Library on Saturday 16th December from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Are you able to join our Committee?

The committee meets every two months in Hounslow. We would like a few more members to join us and help to run the show. Enthusiasm is the only pre-req.

Give a lift - Take a lift

See this page if you can give lifts, or need a lift to meetings.


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Recent updates

10-December-2017

Digital copy of journals for 2003 added.

3-December-2017

Aberdeen & NE Scotland FHS Journals now accessible to members online.

1-December-2017

Projects page updated.

25-November-2017

Memorial Inscriptions of Oak Lane Cemetery, Twickenham are added.

17-November-2017

New image (and tip) of the month.

15-November-2017

Members' Lookup page added to Members Area.


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