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London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham


Contents
Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Directories
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Periodicals
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL: http://www.lbhf.gov.uk/
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): LND

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre
The Lilla Huset
191 Talgarth Road
London W6 8BJ
Tel: 020 8741 5159 / 020 8753 3850
Fax: 020 8741 4882
Email: archives@lbhf.gov.uk
Website: www.lbhf.gov.uk





Opening hours:

Monday: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Tuesday: 9.30am - 7.45pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 9.30am - 4.30pm (2nd Saturday in month only)

A prior appointment is not essential unless using microfilm



Other Libraries:

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3. Research Service

Service available? A free enquiry service is available, but lengthly research cannot be undertaken.

Fee-based? No

Provided by local Record Office? -






4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations None







5. Census returns


Hammersmith (heads of households) 1821, 1831 (original and microfilm)
Hammersmith and Fulham 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 (microform)
Personal names indexes 1821 (Hammersmith only, heads of households), 1831 (Hammersmith only, heads of households), 1851, 1881
Street indexes 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901


6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Court Guides:
Simpson's Kensington and Hammersmith directory and court guide ..., 1863
Green & Co. South-west London directory and court guide ..., 1869
Green & Co. Court guide and commercial directory for Chelsea ... Shepherds Bush ... and Ealing, 1873/74
Cordingley, C. Cordingley's court guide and directory of Hammersmith .. Shepherds Bush ..., 1875
Cordingley, C. Cordingley's Hammersmith and district court guide and directory, 1876
Britain:
Universal British Directory, 1793-1798 (reprint)
Middlesex:
Pigot & Co., 1839

6(b) City and Town Directories


London:
Pigot & Co., 1826/27, 1839 (reprint)
Post Office London Directory, 1846 (reprint), 1859 (part), 1860, 1872, 1880, 1881 (part), 1915, 1917, 1919, 1921, 1923-1930, 1935-1991 (some volumes incomplete).
Allen & Morton, 1867 (part)
Green's South-West London Directory, 1869
Post Office Suburban (Kelly's), 1876 (part)

Local Directories:
Acton: Kelly's 1940
Chelsea: The Court Guide and Commercial Directory (Green and Co.), 1873/74. Covers other areas including Shepherds Bush
Chiswick: Kelly's, 1939
Hammersmith and Kensington ...: R.G. Rist, 1865
Hammersmith: Cordingley's Court Guide and Directory, 1875, 1876 (includes Fulham)
Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush: Kelly's, 1899/1900-1939/40 (gaps)
Kensington and Hammersmith: Simpsons, 1863
Kensington: Kelly's, 1950
Kilburn: Kelly's, 1937, 1940 Includes College Park
West Kensington and Hammersmith: Kelly's, 1885/86, 1889/90 - 1898/99
West Kensington, Walham Green and Fulham: Kelly's, 1899/1900-1939/40

6(c) Telephone Directories



7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Chelsea (including Fulham and Hammersmith), 1881-1885
Fulham, 1885/86-1964 (gaps)
Hammersmith, 1886-1964 (gaps)
London Borough of Hammersmith; later London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, 1965 to date

7(b) Poll Books

Middlesex, 1802, 1837/38, 1843/44-1846/47
South Hammersmith, no. 11 Polling District: canvassing book, Sept-Oct 1868
North Hammersmith, no. 10 Polling District, canvassing book, Sept-Oct 1868


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

IGI for London and Middlesex, 1992 edition, on microfiche



9. Unpublished Indexes

There is a general card index for the archive collections which includes entries for personal names as well as the 1851 census personal names index.
Census indexes: personal names indexes for 1821 (Hammersmith only, heads of households), 1831 (Hammersmith only, heads of households), 1851 and 1881; street indexes for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901
Indexes to parish registers of St. Paul's, Hammersmith: baptisms, marriages and burials, 1664 - 1837


10. Parish Registers

All Saints Fulham (microfilm):
Registers of baptisms, marriages and burials 1674 - 1969 (gaps)
St Mary, West Kensington (microfilm):
Register of baptisms, marriages and burials 1836 - 1960
St John, Walham Green (microfilm):
Register of baptisms, marriages and burials 1836 - 1945
St Paul, Hammersmith:
Register of baptisms, marriages and burials 1664 - 1972 (gaps)
Indexes, 1664-1837
St Peter, Black Lion Lane (microfilm):
Register of baptisms, marriages and burials 1832 - 1924


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Various church and school magazines


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

None



13. Other material


Vaccination records:
Fulham 1868 - 1948 (gaps)
Hammersmith 1868 - 1891 (gaps)

Cemetery burial registers:
Fulham Palace Road Cemetery (Fulham Old Burial Ground):
Burials 1865 - 1908
Interment notices 1865 - 1960
Index to burials 1865 - 1899
Margravine Road Cemetery (Hammersmith Old Burial Ground):
Burials 1869 - 1952
Mortlake Cemetery (Hammersmith New Cemetery):
Burials 1926 - 1943
Index to burials 1926 - 1952
North Sheen Cemetery (Fulham New Cemetery):
Interment notices 1909 - 1964

Registers of Nonconformist Churches
Hammersmith Primitive Methodist Circuit:
Baptisms, 1849 - 1937
Shepherds Bush Road Methodist Church, Hammersmith:
Marriages, 1881 - 1915
Walham Grove Methodist Church, Fulham:
Baptisms, 1866 - 1962
Barclay Mission Hall, Effie Road, Fulham:
Baptisms, 1934 - 1948
Munster Park Methodist Church, Fulham Road, Fulham:
Baptisms, 1880 -1949, Marriages, 1883 - 1995
Munster Road United Methodist Church, Fulham:
Baptisms, 1920 - 1949
Rivercourt Methodist Church, King Street, Hammersmith (formerly Waterloo Street Wesleyan Chapel, 1809-1874):
Baptisms 1837-1903, Marriages 1879-1947
Walham Green Methodist Church, Fulham:
Baptisms, 1926 - 1965, Marriages, 1899 - 1903
Broadway Congregational Church, Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith:
Baptisms, 1900 - 1969
Oaklands Congregational Church, Uxbridge Road, Hammersmith:
Baptisms, 1886 - 1932, Marriages, 1887 - 1889
West Kensington Congregational Church, Castletown Road, Fulham:
Baptisms, 1885 - 1977, Marriages, [1885] - 1973, Burials [funerals], 1885 - 1895
Fulham Palace Road Congregational Church, Fulham:
Baptisms, 1906 - 1924, Marriages, 1909 - 1919



14. Guides to Collections

A guide to the collections is available at website address: http://www.lbhf.gov.uk/council_services/Education/Libraries_and_archives/archives/archives.htm



15. Local Record Offices

Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre
The Lilla Huset
191 Talgarth Road
London W6 8BJ
Tel: 020 8741 5159 / 020 8753 3850
Fax: 020 8741 4882
Email: archives@lbhf.gov.uk
Website: www.lbhf.gov.uk




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