Image of the month
Brompton Cemetery is the only one of the Magnificent Seven London cemeteries to fall within West Middlesex. The cemetery is of course massive, being 29 acres, and has a wealth of imposing monuments such as this Grade II Listed Building, which is the mausoleum for James McDonald who died in 1915.

Tip of the month
The race to provide access to the 1950 census began on April 1st 70 years on from when the actual census was taken. MyHeritage and FamilySearch started immediately, and FamilySearch has now completed its first 7 states, Delaware, New Hampshire, Nevada, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont and Wyoming. Here is the link if you would like to check up on your ancestors in these states.


Our aims
The Society aims to encourage and assist those involved in the study of family history and genealogy in the western part of the ancient English county of Middlesex. See also our Objectives page.

Using this website
The website contains much information about the Society, and provides general assistance in providing links to other websites of use to family historians. You may explore the site using the menus above, including to use the Sitemap, where you can see all our pages at a glance.

For example under Research and Indexes you will find pages which tell you which members of the Society hold some of our special assets, Parish Registers, Indexes relating to Places, and other General Indexes.

New members
We are always keen to welcome new members. Benefits of membership include attending our monthly meetings at St. John's Centre in Isleworth, where you can meet like-minded souls, many of whom have been enjoying this hobby for a long while. You will also receive a copy of our Quarterly Journal. Joining instructions may be found on our How to join the Society page. Attending our meetings is free, and you may come as a guest just to see what goes on, if you wish. Cost of membership is a modest £15 per annum.




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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