British Horological Institute

Upton Hall, Upton
Newark NG23 5TE

The BHI was founded in the Clerkenwell district of London in 1858. A group of watchmakers joined together in an attempt to combat the large quantity of clocks and watches flooding into the country from abroad, and to raise the standards of British horology. See the BHI website for details of the museum and archive.

Nottinghamshire Family History Society

26 Acorn Bank, West Bridgford
Nottingham NG2 7DU

The Nottinghamshire Family History Society exists to bring together all who are interested in family history research, to help in the preservation and indexing of local genealogical records, and in the copying and publishing of such records.

Nottinghamshire Local History Association

124 Churchill Drive, Ruddington
Nottingham NG11 6DG

Nottinghamshire Local History Association was formed in 1953 to bring together people and organisations interested in all aspects of local history in the county. Our aim is to keep members in touch with current developments in local history, to support local historians and heritage organisations and to promote the study of local history in Nottinghamshire.