West Middlesex Family History 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
Using the menus above you will be able to find pages with details on the activities of the
Society, how to join, the benefits and services available to members and helpful information on
family history research in the West Middlesex area.
Researching family history around London can be complex, especially for those unfamiliar
with the area. If you are uncertain whether the place that interests you is in the West
Middlesex area, check the Gazetteer page. You can also
check the Parish Map and Parish
Picture above: Also known as the "Timber Cathedral of Middlesex", the Great Barn
at Harmondsworth is one of the longest in England. It is 192 feet long, 38 feet wide and 37 feet high.
It has twelve bays and three doors. The timbers date from around 1426 and most are still the original.
See December 2011 issue of the West Middlesex Family History Society Journal.
Please note that the venue for meetings in January, February and March 2014 has changed. Meetings will not
be held at the usual venue of Montague Hall, but at Alexandra House, Albany Road, Brentford. Details are in the attached file. See
also the Meetings page. It is planned to return to our usual venue at Montague Hall, Hounslow in April.