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 19th July 2018 at St. John's Centre, Isleworth. Doors open at 7.15 pm. This is our Members' meeting, and we shall be celebrating our 40th Anniversary with some reminiscing of events from long ago; and please bring a pen and paper too.

Next Fair

The next fair that we will be exhibiting at is the Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day at Aylesbury on 28th July.

Next Advice Session

Our next Advice Session will be held at Feltham Library on Saturday 21st July from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.


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Recent updates

5-July-2018

Committee minutes for May 2018 added to Members Area.

22-June-2018

Parish Information page updated.

22-June-2018

New image (and tip) of the month.

16-June-2018

Projects page updated.

18-May-2018

New image (and tip) of the month.


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