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 is on 17th December and will be Zoom party time for Christmas. Bring your own crackers and refreshments. There will be a quiz.

Next Fair

We shall be running our virtual stall (with chat) at the Family History Show Online on Saturday 20th February 2021.

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

24-November-2020

Digitised journals now go back to 1992, all fully indexed.

20-November-2020

Matt Brown's London Etymology Map has been added as an option to our Parish Maps page.

20-November-2020

New image (and tip) of the month.

5-November-2020

Committee minutes for September 2020 added to Members Area.

28-October-2020

Tickets at half price for our members for next year's family history show - see our Discounts page .

16-October-2020

New image (and tip) of the month.


Previous updates


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