Record offices and libraries

Lilla Huset, home of Hammersmith and Fulham
        Archives and Local History Centre

The principal depository for records relating to the West Middlesex area is the London Metropolitan Archives and this should be a first port of call if the location of the records you are seeking is not known. However there are several local archives, administered by the present corresponding local authorities. Details of all these are noted on this page. It is strongly recommended that you contact the archivist to discuss your requirements and confirm access information, opening hours, etc., before leaving home.

London Metropolitan Archives
40 Northampton Road, London EC1R 0HB (Map)
Tel: 020-7332-3820
Web: www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/london-metropolitan-archives
Email:
Covers: All of the former County of Middlesex

Guildhall Library, Manuscripts Section
Aldermanbury, London EC2V 7HH (Map)
Tel: 020-7332-1868
Web: www.history.ac.uk/gh/
Email:
Covers: City of London parish records, probate records, etc.

Ealing Central Library (Local History Library)
103 Ealing Broadway Centre, London W5 5JY (Map)
Tel: 020-3700-1052
Web: www.ealing.gov.uk/libraries
Email:
Covers: Acton, Ealing, Greenford, Hanwell, Northolt, Norwood, Perivale, Southall and West Twyford,

Hammersmith & Fulham Archives
Hammersmith Library, Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, London W6 7AT (Map)
Tel: 020-8753-3850
Web: www.lbhf.gov.uk
Email: Covers: Fulham, Hammersmith, and Shepherds Bush

Hounslow and Feltham Local Studies and Archives
Feltham Library, The Centre, High Street , Feltham, Middlesex TW13 4GU (Map)
Tel: 020 8583 5497
Web: www.hounslowlibraries.org
Email:
Covers: Bedfont, Brentford, Chiswick, Cranford, Feltham, Hanworth, Heston, Hounslow, and Isleworth

Local Studies Department, Kensington Library
Phillimore Walk, Kensington, London W8 7RX (Map)
Tel: 020-7361-3038
Web: www.rbkc.gov.uk
Email:
Covers: Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, including Brompton, Kensington, and Notting Hill

Local Studies Section, Richmond Library
Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, Surrey TW9 1TT (Map)
Tel: 020-8734-3309
Web: www.richmond.gov.uk
Email:
Covers: Hampton, Hampton Hill, Hampton Wick, Strawberry Hill, Teddington, Twickenham,and Whitton

Surrey History Centre
130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 1ND (Map)
Tel: 01483-518737
Web: http://www.surreycc.gov.uk/recreation-heritage-and-culture/archives-and-history/surrey-history-centre
Email:
Covers: Ashford, Laleham, Littleton, Shepperton, Staines, Stanwell, and Sunbury,

Local Studies Archives, Uxbridge Library
High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 1HD (Map)
Tel: 01895-250702
Web: www.hillingdon.gov.uk
Email:
Covers: Botwell, Cowley, Harefield, Harlington, Harmondsworth, Hayes, Heathrow, Hillingdon, Longford, Sipson, Uxbridge, West Drayton, Yeading, and Yiewsley




Society news

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on Thursday 21st November 2019 at St. John's Centre, Isleworth. Doors open at 7.15 pm. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Gill Thomas titled One Street Studies. See the Meetings page.

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 16th November from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. These sessions need to be booked. See the Advice page.

Free access to Find My Past records

As they have done before Find My Past will be providing free access to all their military and civilian records ahead of Remembrance Day from 12pm GMT on 8th November to 12 pm on Monday 11th November, see their free-acess page for more information.


Previous news


Recent updates

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.

18-October-2019

New image (and tip) of the month.

1-October-2019

You can now select a parish from the Parish Coverage pages.

20-September-2019

New image (and tip) of the month.

13-September-2019

MI photos are here. See the MIs coverage page. Members can now see images of gravestones at three recently completed churches.


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