News Log

This page provides a brief log of the main items of news for the Society from 1st January 2021, with most recent items shown first.

19-May-2022 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by Gill Blanchard on 'The Poor and the Parish'.
7-May-2022 Ann Greene and Roland Bostock run our virtual stall at East Surrey FHS Virtual Family History Fair.
21-Apr-2022 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by Antony Marr on 'Understanding a Birth Certificate - How difficult can it be?''.
17-Mar-2022 Members' meeting (Zoom) - The AGM and a talk by Jeffrey Page on 'Annie Besant and the Match Girls Strike 1888'.
19-Feb-2022 Ann Greene and Roland Bostock run our virtual stall at The Family History Show Online.
20-Feb-2022 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by John Hanson on 'My Ancestor didn't leave a will. Well - they should have done!'.
20-Jan-2022 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by Simon Fowler on 'Help, my Ancestor has vanished'.
16-Dec-2021 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by Chris Broom on 'Humour in Genealogy'.
18-Nov-2021 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by Janet Few on 'Remember Then? Memories of 1946-1969'.
13-Nov-2021 Ann Greene and Roland Bostock run our virtual stall at the Really Useful Family History Show.
21-Oct-2021 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by Ian Everest on 'The Commonwealth War Graves Commission'.
2-Oct-2021 Ann Greene and Roland Bostock run our virtual stall at the Oxfordshire FHS ZoomFair.
25-Sep-2021 Ann Greene and Roland Bostock run our virtual stall at The Family History Show Online.
16-Sep-2021 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by Dr Colin Chapman on 'Family Hisory from Education Records'.
15-Jul-2021 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by Sue Paul on 'The Long Paper Trail'.
17-Jun-2021 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by Gill Blanchard on 'Behind the Scenes Working for the Who Do You Think You Are? television series', followed by the AGM for 2021.
20-May-2021 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by Eric Probert on 'Registers of Electors for Family History'.
15-Apr-2021 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by Jackie Depelle on 'Upstairs, Downstairs'.
10-Apr-2021 Ann Greene and Roland Bostock run our virtual stall at the Really Useful Family History Show.
18-Mar-2021 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by Graham Sutherland on 'Grave Tales and Memorials'.
20-Feb-2021 Roland Bostock runs our virtual stall at the Family History Show Online 2021 event.
18-Feb-2021 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by Giz Marriner on 'Growing Up in Chiswick and Fulham'.
21-Jan-2021 Members' meeting (Zoom) - Talk by David Bell on 'The Plague Doctor'.



Society news

Notice Board

The Notice Board was last updated on 20th May 2022.

Next Meeting

Our next meeting is a hybrid Zoom meeting, the speaker being remote, and members being remote or at St. John's Centre, Isleworth, to be held on Thursday 16th June 2022. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Jenny Mallin titled My British Raj Family - early days

Next Fair

Our next family history fair is The Family History Show on 24th September 2022.

Next Advice Session

Advice sessions run at Feltham Library have had to be suspended, but advice may be requested by email. See the Advice page.


Previous news


Recent updates

20-May-2022

New image (and tip) of the month.

9-May-2022

Digitised journals now go back to 1988, all fully indexed

7-May-2022

The Committee minutes for March 2022 added to Members Area.

29-April-2022

A Books for sale page is added.

22-April-2022

New image (and tip) of the month.


Previous updates


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