Image of the month
Our current memorial inscriptions survey is in progress at St. John's, Hillingdon, which has its surprises. One such was to find this tomb which has had the church wall built over it. The wall was built in 1848, when the church was extended. The tomb is for Vice Admiral Sir James Nicoll Morris who was buried there in 1830.

Tip of the month
This month we mention the free website called Lost Cousins. Lost Cousins uses an innovative approach of linking you to cousins, which is based on you and your distant cousin both linking back to the same individual in any of the main censuses. You can find very distant cousins in this way, but it requires effort on both sides, for you have to supply Lost Cousins with detail from each of the censuses which include your ancestors. People say that it works.


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 19th September 2019 at St. John's Centre, Isleworth. Doors open at 7.15 pm. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by John Symons titled DNA: The Story Continues.

Next Fair

The next fair we will be attending is The Family History Show, London at Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey on Saturday 24th August.

Next Advice Session

Our next Advice Session will be held at Feltham Library on Saturday 17th August from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. These sessions need to be booked. See the Advice page.


Previous news


Recent updates

16-August-2019

New image (and tip) of the month.

3-August-2019

The Memorial Inscriptions for St. Mary, Sunbury-on-Thames are added.

21-July-2019

New image (and tip) of the month.

6-July-2019

Committee minutes for May 2019 added to Members Area.

21-June-2019

New image (and tip) of the month.

12-June-2019

It's another movie. Take me there.


Previous updates


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