The Memorial Inscriptions Project

This project has been running a long while and is well advanced. Many memorial inscriptions were collected from the churches and churchyards within our area in the 1980s and 1990s. Then, from about 2008 it was recognised that the collected data should be indexed and submitted to Find My Past where the records could be searched globally, and royalties could be obtained to benefit the Society.

In 2012 the activity increased again, and memorial inscriptions were collected from several more churches. The activity is ongoing and about 90% complete, being a mix of visiting churchyards to read the inscriptions, and documenting the findings both in book form, and as indexed data to be submitted to Find My Past.

As a further development, in 2018, it is proposed to add photographs to our collection of 19,000 plus gravestones. This requires a revisit with camera to each churchyard where we have collected the inscriptions.

Any volunteers looking for this sort of work should contact the Projects Co-ordinator.




Society news

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on Thursday 19th July 2018 at St. John's Centre, Isleworth. Doors open at 7.15 pm. This is our Members' meeting, and we shall be celebrating our 40th Anniversary with some reminiscing of events from long ago; and please bring a pen and paper too.

Next Fair

The next fair that we will be exhibiting at is the Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day at Aylesbury on 28th July.

Next Advice Session

Our next Advice Session will be held at Feltham Library on Saturday 15th July from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.


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Recent updates

22-June-2018

Parish Information page updated.

22-June-2018

New image (and tip) of the month.

16-June-2018

Projects page updated.

18-May-2018

New image (and tip) of the month.

3-May-2018

Committee minutes for March added to Members Area.


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