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Local studies, archives and museum service

This is the place to come for any information about the people, places and events in the borough of Hillingdon.

History and room

Contact details, opening hours and map 

Our collections are accessible through our search room and exhibition space in Uxbridge , and include objects, archives, photographs, maps, films, newspapers and books.

Mr H T Hamson Our search room is known as the Hamson Room in memory of Mr. H.T. Hamson,1868-1951, editor of the Middlesex Advertiser and Gazette and Chairman of the Uxbridge Library Committee.  He was the inspiration behind the collection of local archives and museum objects since the library opened in 1923.

Two catalogues can be searched online :

Map button : This link opens in a new window Local Newspapers and Journals Index for our printed materials and newspaper and journal indexes for our printed materials and newspaper and journal indexes.

Heritage Builds Bridges for our archive and museum objects. Heritage Builds Bridges Button 2 : This link opens in a new window  This was a Heritage Lottery funded project in partnership with Brunel University and the British and Foreign School Society and lasted three years between 2005-2008, to catalogue our collections and interpret them through a website, with educational resources using all three collections.


If you would like to know more about our policies and procedures, they are accessible here:

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