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 20th February 2020 at St. John's Centre, Isleworth. Doors open at 7.15 pm. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Julian Pooley titled Who Do You Think They Were? - Discovering the lives and experiences of our ancestors.

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 18th January from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. These sessions need to be booked. See the Advice page.


Previous news


Recent updates

13-January-2020

A new page titled On Joining the Committee has been added to the Members Area.

9-January-2020

Committee minutes for November 2019 added to Members Area.

2-January-2020

For nostalgia, you can now read online, (and search) all journals back to 1996.

27-December-2019

A new page titled Poor Law Records has been added, and can be accessed from the Research tab.

20-December-2019

New image (and tip) of the month.

15-December-2019

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

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.


Previous updates


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