Watford England Family History Centre

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The Watford Family History Centre serves areas within Bucks and Herts.

Centre Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • Hempstead Road Watford Hertfordshire England WD17 3NB United Kingdom
  • Parking is at the back of the building down the steep driveway.


  • +44 (0)1923 251471


  • UK_Watford@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • First Thursday of every month: 11:00am - 5:00pm.
  • First Friday of every month: 7:00pm - 9:30pm.
  • First Saturday of every month: 10:00am - 1:00pm.
  • Most Tuesdays: 10:00am - 1:00pm and 7:00pm - 9:30pm.

Please Phone to confirm opening times and to pre-book the use of any equipment.

If closed, the nearest Family History Centre is at Hyde Park Chapel, 64-68 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2PA. Website: http://www.londonfhc.org/

Holiday Schedule:

Closed on all Bank Holidays

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Centre Resources


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Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 5 computers
  • 4 microfilm readers
  • 4 microfiche readers
  • 1 printer (nominal charge of 20p per copy to cover supplies) 

Centre Services

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