Image of the month
This is St. Mary with St. Alban, Teddington, and is the latest church for which we have collected the memorial inscriptions. The churchyard has many old gravestones; the earliest that could be read was dated 1627. The churchyard was closed to new graves from 1884. The inscriptions can be searched from our Memorial Inscriptions Search page, and the book itself may be downloaded from our Digital Library page. There will be an article on collecting the inscriptions in the December journal.

Tip of the month
For tracing our ancestors and their movements detailed maps from the right period are really useful. The English Jurisdictions 1851 website hosted by FamilySearch includes many options to help you identify the boundaries of parishes as they were in 1851. Follow the link where you must then enter the parish you are interested in. This shows you the parish outline with neighbouring parishes. If you select the Map option the map will be filled out with all its streets. Our Parish Map page now contains a link to this set of maps.


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

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on Thursday 20th December 2018 at St. John's Centre, Isleworth. Doors open at 7.15 pm. This is our Christmas Meeting. Food and drink will be provided and there will be a quiz.

Next Fair

No decision has yet been made by the committee on fairs scheduled for 2019.

Next Advice Session

Our next Advice Session will be held at Feltham Library on Saturday 17th November from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.


Previous news


Recent updates

8-November-2018

Committee minutes for September 2018 added to Members Area.

30-October-2018

The Memorial Inscriptions for St. Mary with St. Alban, Teddington are added.

19-October-2018

New image (and tip) of the month.

21-September-2018

New image (and tip) of the month.

3-September-2018

Parish Map page is updated.

3-September-2018

Parish Information page is updated.


Previous updates


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