Gazetteer for the Greater London area

This page is intended to help identify which of the family history societies that cover the London area has an interest in a particular place. Please type the name of the place in the box below and press the Search button.

Enter place name:

The search is not case-sensitive. Note also that the search will accept partial place names. For example, entering "sta" will return, among others, Staines, Stanmore and Stanwell, while "ham" will return Hampton, Fulham, Hammersmith, Laleham, etc. The columns of the table can be sorted by clicking on the name of the column. Church dedications (e.g. St Mary) are not indexed, except for the City of London and cases elsewhere for which they provide the principal names by which the parish is known (e.g. St Pancras).





Society news

Notice Board

The Notice Board was last updated on 4th June 2021.

Next Meeting

Our next meeting is a Zoom meeting to be held on Thursday 17th June 2021. The main part of the meeting will be a talk by Gill Blanchard titled Behind the Scenes Working for the Who Do You Think Your Are? television series'. Her talk will be followed by the Society's AGM.

Next Fair

It's a long way off. We shall be running our virtual stall (with chat) at the next FHF Really Useful Family History Show on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th November 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.


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Recent updates

4-June-2021

The DNA Testing page has been updated.

25-May-2021

A new page showing Local history societies has been added to the Research tab .

21-May-2021

See our Access Exchange Journals page. We now do digital journal exchange with Huddersfield & District Family History Society.

21-May-2021

New image (and tip) of the month.

21-May-2021

The Memorial Inscriptions for St. Mary, Ealing are added.

6-May-2021

Committee minutes for March 2021 added to Members Area.


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