Record Offices, Archives and Local Studies

[London Metropolitan Archives] (LMA) covers much of Middlesex and inner London.

[The Guildhall Library] covers The City.

[Westminster Archives] covers Westminster (but Paddington and Marylebone Parish Registers are held at the LMA).

Various local archives and study centres have a wealth of other information.

Yet more information can be found at Local History Societies and Museums.

Please note: [LWMFHS] is not responsible for any of these sites or the information they contain.

Barnet Local Studies & Archives

Local studies and archives | Barnet Council

Barnet Museum

Barnet Museum – Home

Brent Museum & Archives

Brent Museum and Archives | Brent Council

Bishopsgate Institute

Special Collections and Archives | Bishopsgate Institute

British Library

Visit us in London or Yorkshire and discover more – The British Library (

Camden Local Studies & Archives

Local Studies and Archives Centre – Camden Council

Commonwealth War Grave Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission | CWGC

Ealing Local History Centre

Local history centre | Ealing Council

Enfield Local Studies & Archive

Home Page

Forty Hall Museum

Forty Hall Museum – Forty Hall (

General Register Office

General Register Office (GRO) – Official information on births, marriages, civil partnerships and deaths

Guildhall Library

Guildhall Library – The Library of London History – City of London

Hampstead Garden Suburb Archives

Hampstead Garden Suburb – Archives (

Burgh House & Hampstead Museum

Home | Home page | Burgh House

Haringey Archives & Local History

Visiting the Archive | Bruce Castle

Harrow Local History Collection & Archive

Our Collections – Headstone Manor Museum

Hertfordshire Archives & Local Studies

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies | Hertfordshire County Council

Hillingdon Museum & Archives

Hillingdon Museum and Archives Services – Hillingdon Council

Imperial War Museum

IWM Collections | Imperial War Museums

Islington Local History Centre

Islington Council | Islington Local History Centre

Islington Museum

Islington council: Islington Museum | Islington Council

Lambeth Palace Library

Lambeth Palace Library – Bibliotheca Lambethana

London Metropolitan Archives

London Metropolitan Archives – City of London

London Museums of Health & Medicine

Medical Museums

London Transport Museum

Search our collection | London Transport Museum (

Museum of London

Museum of London Docklands | Free museum in London

Potters Bar Museum

Home page – Potters Bar Museum %

Probate Records Search

Search probate records for documents and wills (England and Wales) – GOV.UK (

RAF Museum Collection

Collections – RAF Museum Collections

Register Office Locations

Find a register office – GOV.UK (

Society of Genealogists Collection

Our Collections (

The National Archives

The National Archives

Westminster Archives

Westminster Archives | Westminster City Council

Societies & Organisations

Barnet Society

News Archive | Barnet Society

Camden History Society

Camden History Society

City of London Archaeological Society

About us – City of London Archaeological Society (

Collage of Arms

College of Arms – College of Arms (

East of London Family History Society

The East of London Family History Society (

East Surrey Family History Society

East Surrey FHS – Home

Enfield Society

The Enfield Society – Conserving our heritage and environment

Edmonton Hundred Historical Society

Home (

Essex Family History Society

Essex Society for Family History (

Family History Federation

Family History Federation

Friends of the City Churches

The Friends of the City Churches (

Friern Barnet & District Local History Society

Home | Friern Barnet & District Local History Society (

Guild of One Name Studies

Guild of One-Name Studies – One-name studies, Genealogy

Harefield History Society

** Harefield History Society **

Hendon & District Archaeological Society


Heraldry Society

The Heraldry Society

Hertfordshire Family History Society

Herts FHS

Highgate Cemetery

Visit – Highgate Cemetery

Hillingdon Family History Society

Home | Hillingdon FHS (

Hornsey Historical Society

Hornsey Historical Society Homepage – Hornsey Historical Society

Islington Archaeology and History Society

Islington Archaeology & History Society (

Kensal Green Cemetery

The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery

London & Middlesex Archaeological Society

Home (

Middlesex Heraldry Society

Middlesex Heraldry Society (

Mill Hill History Society

Mill Hill Historical Society Website (

North West Kent Family History Society

North West Kent Family History Society (

The Ogilby Muster (Online Military Archive)

The Ogilby Muster

Pinner Local History Society

Pinner Local History Society – Pinner Local History Society (

Potters Bar & District Historical Society

Potters Bar and District Historical Society (

Ruislip, Northwood & Eastcote Local History Society

Ruislip Northwood and Eastcote Local History Socie – Home (

Society of Genealogists

Home Page (

Waltham Forest Family History Society

WFFHS: Waltham Forest Family History Society: Home

West Middlesex Family History Society

WMFHS – Home Page (

West Surrey Family History Society

West Surrey FHS (

Woolwich & District Family History Society

Woolwich FHS

Other useful links

GENUKI: Home page

Welcome to Cyndi’s List (

Some notes on medieval English genealogy (

Tracing Your Family Tree (

FreeBMD Home Page

Search Historical Records • FamilySearch Home Page

Ellis Island | Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

British History Online | The core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles (

UKBMD – Births, Marriages, Deaths Indexes & Census Transcriptions Online for UK Family History and Genealogy

The Gazette | Official Public Record

Old Bailey Online – The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913 – Central Criminal Court

Cemetery Records Online –

CCEd | Clergy of the Church of England Database (

Genealogy UK and Family History (

Home | Search the archive | British Newspaper Archive

About | FreeREG

About | FreeCEN

Family History – Royal Navy and Naval History.Net (

Roll of Honour – Middlesex – War Memorial Selection (

Roll of Honour – London – War Memorial Selection (

Family Deeds – A Family History Website

London Lives 1690 to 1800 ~ Crime, Poverty and Social Policy in the Metropolis

London Remembers, Aiming to capture all memorials in London

CemeteryScribes Jewish tombstone inscriptions, Find a grave Genealogy, Family History

Internet Archive: About IA

The Dictionary of Victorian London, by Lee Jackson, author

Exploring 20th c. London | New contributions | Community Archives and Heritage Group

The London Burial Grounds

AIM25 – Online research for archive collections of higher education institutions and learned societies within greater London

Explore the Diocese of London churches

London & Middlesex Genealogy M-Z (

An Introduction to the Workhouse (

Deadpubs, taverns and tokens.

Tufts Digital Library


Gazetteer of British Place Names

A Vision of Britain through Time | Your national on-line library for local history | Maps, Statistics, Travel Writing and more

Old Maps Online

National Library of Scotland – Map Images (

Reynolds’s Splendid New Map Of London – A London Inheritance

Stanford’s Library Map Of London And Its Suburbs 1878, With Geological Colouring. (

The Agas Map (

Charles Booth’s London (

New Popular Edition Maps –

Historical Maps (

John Strype’s Survey of London Online (

MAPCO : London and Environs Maps and Views


Search The Archive – Francis Frith

Old Photographs by Footsteps – Main Index (

UK Photo And Social History Archive (

About the Project | Britain From Above

Genealogy, Family Trees and Family History Records online –

Dashboard |

The Genealogist: Search Census, Births, Marriages, Deaths, Parish Records, Non-Conformist Records, Directories, Military Records, Wills & more!

Find your Scottish ancestors | ScotlandsPeople

The Original Record – Ancestors Search, family tree; ancestry; family history; genealogy; family records

Discover your ancestors – Genes Reunited

Lost Cousins – Putting Relatives In Touch

Burial records, cremation records, grave maps, genealogy and ancestry at Deceased Online