Local History and Archives

The Local Studies Service collects documents, material and images relating to the places and parishes that make up the modern London Borough of Hounslow.

Opening times

Members of the public are welcome to access our collections, by appointment only. Appointments may only be arranged within the opening hours of the libraries at which we are located: Chiswick and Feltham.

When contacting the Local Studies & Archives service to book an appointment, please provide as much information as possible about your enquiry. This will help us direct you to the resources that you need.


Telephone: 020 8583 5497 (9:30am – 5pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday only)

Email: Local Studies

Useful websites

History of Brentford
The West Middlesex Family History Society

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