The War Memorials Project

This project has started about 1987, and ran for 15 years up to 2002, with many volunteers searching for all the war memorials within our area, including from churches, cemeteries, town halls, offices, factories and other places of work, schools, sports clubs, and many places besides. Volunteers also extracted records from newspaper collections held in local Record Offices. The combined collection of 21,700 names was then collated and indexed, and produced as a CD, and the collection can now also be searched from this website from the War Memorials Search page.

However, with such a large project it is likely that some memorials, particularly the smaller less obvious ones, may have been missed. There is scope for a volunteer to do some checking. Now that the database is online it is entirely feasible to add in some further memorials if they are found and documented.

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 August 2017 at Montague Hall, Hounslow. Doors open at 7.15 pm. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Janet Few titled Toleration or Turmoil? English Non-Conformity and our Ancestors.

Next Advice Session

Our next Advice Session will be held at Feltham Library on Saturday August 19th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

The online option for the Journal

All members who have provided us an email have now been asked if they would prefer to receive their copy of the journal by email attachment (saves shelf space, and is in full colour). 24 of you have taken this option. That's a nice saving on printing and postage costs - Thank-you.


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Recent updates

17-August-2017

Record Offices page updated (for Hounslow Local Studies move to Feltham Library).

10-August-2017

Memorial Inscriptions of St. John, Uxbridge are added.

21-July-2017

New image (and tip) of the month.

21-July-2017

New item added to library page.

11-July-2017

Online journal mentioned on Journal page.

6-July-2017

Committee minutes for May added to Members Area.

16-June-2017

New image (and tip) of the month.

13-June-2017

Memorial Inscriptions of All Saints, Fulham are added.


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