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 17th May 2018 at St. John's Centre, Isleworth. Doors open at 7.15 pm. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Eizabeth Owen titled How can memorabilia help with family history?.

Next Fair

The next fair that we will be exhibiting at is The Name Event, to be held at the ILEX Exhibition Centre, Earls Court on 5th and 6th May. Do please drop in and say 'Hello'.

Next Advice Session

Our next Advice Session will be held at Feltham Library on Saturday 21st April from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.


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Recent updates

20-April-2018

New image (and tip) of the month.

25-March-2018

Meetings page updated.

18-March-2018

Contacts page updated.

16-March-2018

New image (and tip) of the month.

7-March-2018

Committee minutes for January added to Members Area.

6-March-2018

Fairs page updated.


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