News Log

This page provides a brief log of the main items of news for the Society from 1st January 2019, with most recent items shown first.

21-Nov-2019 Members' meeting - Talk by Gill Thomas on 'One Street Studies'.
2-Nov-2019 Roland Bistock, Margaret Cunnew, John Seaman, Brian and Pam Smith, and Muriel Sprott ran our stall at the Surrey Family History Fair at Woking.
19-Oct-2019 Margaret Cunnew, John Seaman, Brian and Pam Smith, and Hilary Strudwick ran our stall at the Surrey Heritage Showcase Event celebrating 50 years digging at Staines.
17-Oct-2019 Members' meeting - Talk by Mark Pardoe on 'The History and Architecture of London Underground Stations - Part 2'.
4-Oct-2019 Roland Bostock, Margaret Cunnew, John Seaman, Muriel Sprott and Hilary Strudwick ran our stall at Richmond Full of Life Fair at RFU Twickenham Stadium.
19-Sep-2019 Members' meeting - Talk by John Symons on 'DNA: The Story Continues'.
24-Aug-2019 Roland Bostock, Margaret Cunnew, Ann Greene, Yvonne Masson, John Seaman and Muriel Sprott ran our stall at The Family History Show, London at Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey.
15-Aug-2019 Members' meeting - Talk by John Clarke on 'The History of Brookwood Cemetery'.
27-Jul-2019 Margaret Cunnew, Pam and Brian Smith, and Muriel Sprott ran our stall at Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day at Aylesbury, Bucks.
18-Jul-2019 Members' meeting - The theme was 'How we do our family history'. Several members told us how they set about it.
20-Jun-2019 Members' meeting - talk by David Turner on 'The Hampton Wick Accident 1888'.
18-May-2019 Margaret Cunnew, Ann Greene, John Seaman and Muriel Sprott ran our stall at How we used to live - Family history day at the Surrey History Centre, Woking.
16-May-2019 Members' meeting - talk by James Marshall on 'The Great West Road and Brentford Golden Mile'.
12-May-2019 Roland Bostock, Margaret Cunnew and Muriel Sprott ran our stall at Richmond May Fair.
26/27-Apr-2019 Roland Bostock, Margaret Cunnew, Ann Greene, Yvonne Masson, Brian Page, Muriel Sprott and Hilary Strudwick ran our stall at Family Tree Live at Alexandra Palace, North London.
18-Apr-2019 Members' meeting - talk by Judy Hill on 'The Old Poor Law and medical care for the poor in the early 19th century'.
21-Mar-2019 Our AGM was held at St. John's Centre, Isleworth, with talk by Mark Pardoe on 'The History and Architecture of London Underground Stations'. Honorary memberships were awarded to Betty Elliott and Margaret Cunnew.
21-Feb-2019 Members' meeting - talk by Alan Rice on 'Cemeteries Managaement and Disposal of the Dead: A personal experience'.
17-Jan-2019 Members' meeting - talk by Ann Greene on 'Hounslow's Special Constables in WW1'.



Society news

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on Thursday 19th December 2019 at St. John's Centre, Isleworth. Doors open at 7:15 pm. This is our Christmas celebrations evening. Food and drink will be provided and there will be a quiz.

Next Fair

The fairs season for 2019 is over. The next fair we will be attending is in 2020. For more information please see the Fairs page.

Next Advice Session

Our next Advice Session will be held at Feltham Library on Saturday 21st December from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. These sessions need to be booked. See the Advice page.


Previous news


Recent updates

2-December-2019

A page titled WMFHS Data Privacy Policy has been added to the Members Area for references purposes.

29-November-2019

A new page titled Church Index has been added, and can be accessed from the Research tab.

28-November-2019

The Parish Maps page has been extended, and now has 4 maps.

22-November-2019

New image (and tip) of the month.

8-November-2019

Committee minutes for September 2019 added to Members Area.

5-November-2019

The Memorial Inscriptions for St. John the Baptist, Hillingdon are added.


Previous updates


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