130th (St John) Field Ambulance Research Group

130thstjohnfieldambulance.co.uk

A group dedicated to the history of the 130th (St John) Field Ambulance RAMC.

20th Century Society

70 Cowcross Street, Farringdon
London EC1M 6EJ

c20society.org.uk

The Twentieth Century Society was founded as the Thirties Society in 1979, and exists to safeguard the heritage of architecture and design in Britain from 1914 onwards. The Society's prime objectives are conservation and education.

36th (Ulster) Division Memorial Association

209 Woodstock Road
Belfast BT6 8PQ

ulsterdivision.com

Community based organisation established to recall with dignity and pride the actions of our forefathers. Secondly we wish to educate as much as possible using the arts, publications and exhibitions.

Aberdeen & North East Scotland Family History Society

158 - 164 King Street
Aberdeen AB24 5BD

anesfhs.org.uk

The Aberdeen & North-East Scotland Family History Society exists to assist and promote the study of genealogy and family history based on the North-East corner of Scotland. This area covers the old counties of Aberdeenshire, Banffshire, Kincardineshire and Morayshire.

Airfield Research Group

9 Milton Road
Ware

airfieldinformationexchange.org.uk

The airfield Research Group is dedicated to the dissemination of material on the history, architecture, development, current status and use of military, civil and private airfields throughout the United Kingdom.

Ancient Technology Centre

Damerham Road, Cranborne
Wimborne BH21 5RP

ancienttechnologycentre.co.uk

The Ancient Technology Centre's activities and buildings are based on archaeological evidence from a range of periods including the Neolithic, Iron Age (Celtic), Roman, Anglo Saxon and Viking eras. These have all been built with the help of thousands of visiting school children, using authentic methods and locally-sourced materials where possible.

Anglo-German Family History Society

82 Hillside Grove
Chelmsford CM2 9DB

agfhs.org.uk

Anglo-German Family History Society is for those who are interested in researching the genealogy or family history of people from the German-speaking parts of Europe who have emigrated over the centuries and settled in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland (North and South), and the neighbouring islands.

Anglo-Italian Family History Society

Yew Cottage, Shurton
Bridgwater TA5 1GF

anglo-italianfhs.org.uk

The Anglo-Italian Family History Society website pulls together membership details, recommended reading, Italian surname database, indexes, Latin and Italian record translators, links and other resources for people tracing their Italian immigrant roots in Britain.

Anglo-Sikh Heritage Trail

2 Victoria Mews
Walsall WS4 2DZ

asht.info

The Anglo Sikh Heritage Trail is a groundbreaking initiative that aims to promote a greater understanding of the shared heritage between the Sikhs and Britain.

Archaeology in Education Service

Canterbury Archaeological Trust, 92a Broad Street
Canterbury CT1 2LU

canterburytrust.co.uk

The Archaeology in Education Service (AES) was set up in the late 1980s to support, as a priority, the implementation of the new National Curriculum in Kent's schools. The AES is run by a part-time Education Officer who plans and participates in and/or manages all aspects of the service, engaging other CAT staff as appropriate.

Archaeology Scotland

Suite 1a, Stuart House Eskmills, Station Road
Musselburgh EH21 7PB

archaeologyscotland.org.uk

Archaeology Scotland is a key centre for community archaeology in Scotland. We are a voluntary membership organisation that works to secure the archaeological heritage of Scotland for its people through education, promotion and support.

Archives & Records Association

Prioryfield House, 20 Canon Street
Taunton TA1 1SW

archives.org.uk

On 1 June 2010 the Archives and Records Association (ARA) was officially formed as a result of a merger of the National Council on Archives; the Association of Chief Archivists in Local Government (ACALG) and the society of Archivists (SoA). With the creation of ARA, the National Council on Archives ceased to operate as an independent group. Ongoing NCA activities are now continued by the new organisation, further information about which can be found at www.archives.org.uk The website of the National Council on Archives continues to serve as a resource for professional literature.

Archives for London

c/o London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road
London EC1R 0HB

archivesforlondon.org

Archives for London is the independent voice for archives in the Capital. We are a membership organisation for people who use and work with historic documents, films and photographs in or about London. AfL brings together people who are passionate about archives of the UK's capital city to sharing news and ideas and different perspectives on how archives can benefit and contribute to all our lives.

Armagh Ancestry

38a English Street
Belfast BT61 7BA

armagh.co.uk

Armagh Ancestry is the Irish Family History Foundation designated research centre for genealogical research in County Armagh. It is a member of the Irish Family History Foundation, a 32 county, cross border foundation, appointed by both the Church and State to create a national genealogical archive for the whole of Ireland.

Association of Family History Societies of Wales

c/o Menna Evans, Adran Casgliadau, National Library of Wales
Aberystwyth SY25 3BU

fhswales.org.uk

The association was formed in 1981 as a grouping of the family history societies which then existed within Wales. Its constitution states that its Aims and Objectives are: to promote the study of family history and genealogy of Wales; to co-ordinate and support the activities of the family history societies in Wales; to promote and secure publication of material of particular interest and usefulness to family historians researching Welsh ancestry; to liaise with its affiliate members and other appropriate bodies in order to represent the interests and needs of its member societies.

Audley & District Family History Society

20 Hillside Avenue, Endon
Stoke-on-Trent ST9 9HH

acumenbooks.co.uk

Audley parish is situated in the rolling hills of North Staffordshire and has a long and interesting history, including farming and a period of intensive coal mining. Since 1986 the Audley and District Family History Society has been working to make records available for Audley and its adjoining parishes.

Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society

110 Fewston Close
Newton Aycliffe DL5 7HF

aycliffebus.org.uk

The North East of England has a rich and varied industrial heritage. Public transport is part of that heritage and has affected everyday life in this northern region. The preservation of selected local vintage buses is an opportunity to bring the public at large the transport of yesteryear - an opportunity to ride, to touch, smell and to see that which has now left the modern day scene.

Baptist Historical Society, The

baptisthistory.org.uk

Founded in 1908, the society seeks to advance awareness of Baptist history and principles by promoting lectures, summer schools and publications; by offering an advice and information service and by bringing heritage issues to the attention of the Baptist Union of Great Britain and its member churches. One important aim of the society is to make widely available material about Baptist history written by Baptists.

Barlborough Heritage & Resource Centre

1 Ward Lane, Barlborough
Chesterfield S43 4JD

btck.co.uk

A Village Heritage Centre. Exhibitions and displays of the local history and heritage of this agricultural and mining area.

Barnsley Family History Society

11 Meadow Rise, Wadworthy
Barnsley DN11 9AP

barnsleyfhs.co.uk

The aim of the Barnsley Family History Society (BFHS) is to assist those who have connections with the Barnsley area to find out more about their family history and place it in its social context.

Barra & Vatersay Historical Society

Barra Heritage and Cultural Centre, Castlebay
Isle of Barra HS9 5XD

barraheritage.com

The Comunn Eachdraidh (Historical Society) was formed in 1995 to conserve and promote the culture and heritage of the islands of Barra and Vatersay. The society collects artefacts, documents and photographs, and has built up extensive archives and collections.

Bata Reminiscence & Resource Centre

East Tilbury Library, Princess Avenue
East Tilbury RM18 8ST

batamemories.org.uk

A self-funding organisation set up to collect the memories of people who have lived and worked within the British Bata Community at East Tilbury in Essex over the past 70 years. The collection has grown at an enormous rate and we now have a very large collection of artefacts and photographs dealing with this unique community.

Battlefields Trust, The

60 Seymour Road
St Albans AL3 5HW

battlefieldstrust.com

The UK Battlefields Resource Centre's website is an invaluable education resource and contains important information for those investigating or conserving battlefields. Included are maps, images, air photos, walking and driving tours, resources for teachers and much more.

BBC Heritage Collections

c/o BBC Heritage, Room B027, Main Block, Television Centre, Wood Lane
London W12 7RJ

bbc.co.uk

The BBC heritage collection is a fascinating collection of arts, artefacts and historic technology from the earliest days of the BBC up to the present. We currently have items from the collection on loan to the National Media Museum in Bradford.

Bedford Physical Education Archive

University of Bedfordshire
Bedford MK41 9EA

goo.gl

The Bedford Physical Education Archive is home to the archive of the former Bedford College of Physical Training founded in 1903 (later the Bedford College of Physical Education and now the University of Bedfordshire). It provides a unique insight into the early development of women's physical education, charting the importance of Bedford locally, nationally and internationally in shaping physical education.

Bedfordshire Family History Society

PO Box 214
Bedford MK42 9RX

bfhs.org.uk

The society was formed in 1977 to encourage the study of Family History, Genealogy and Heraldry, primarily within the County of Bedfordshire.

Belford & District Hidden History

Reading Room, 11 Market Place
Belford NE70 7NE

belfordhiddenhistory.co.uk

Small museum open to public since 2012.Our vision is to create a local museum to embody the spirit and history of Belford and the surrounding district, and through its welcoming and inspirational approach, to play an active role within the village, and to serve as a focus of attraction for visitors to the area.

Berkhamsted School

Castle Street
Berkhamsted HP4 2BB

berkhamstedschool.org

The Archive and Historic Collection of Berkhamsted School preserves and makes available for research and enquiry a permanent establishment of records, memorabilia and artefacts relating to the history of Berkhamsted School (Boys and Girls).

Berkshire Family History Society

161 St Peter's Road, Earley
Reading RG6 1PG

berksfhs.org.uk

Berkshire Family History Society for genealogists living in the Royal County and those with ancestors in the pre-1974 county.

Bevin Boys Association

General Enquiries to:, Bevin Boys Secretary, D.Elizabeth Todd [Mrs], The Chalet, 24 Oldfield Way, Heswall,
Wirral CH60 6RG

bevinboysassociation.co.uk

The Bevin Boys Association was formed in 1989 with a small membership of 32 in the Midlands area. By 2009 the membership had grown to over 1,800 from all over the United Kingdom and overseas. Collections: The Imperial War Museum has now become the home for the preservation of Bevin Boy records, documents and photographs.

Biddulph & District Genealogy & Historical Society

134 Mow Lane, Gillow Heath, Biddulph
Stoke-on-Trent ST8 6RJ

bdghs.org.uk

Local and family history society. Meetings held once a month in local library.

Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry

5 Sanderling Court, Spennells
Kidderminster DY10 4TS

bmsgh.org

The Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry is the principal family history society for the counties of Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

Bitterne Local History Society, Heritage & Research Centre

225 Peartree Avenue, Bitterne
Southampton SO19 7RD

bitterne.net

The society was formed in 1981 when a by-pass cut its way through the heart of the old village. Now we offer a museum containing artefacts from some of those shops that sadly met their demise more than 25 years ago. Clearly our interest was centred on Bitterne but we cater for all areas of Southampton east of the Itchen.

Black Country Society

44 Whitehall Road
Stourbridge DY8 2JT

blackcountrysociety.co.uk

The society exists to foster interest in the past, present and future of the Black Country through meetings, talks and the quarterly magazine, The Blackcountryman. Its membership serves not only the local area but also the rest of Britain.

Black History Association Wales

4 Dock Chambers, Bute Street
Cardiff CF10 5EQ

bhmwales.org.uk

BHAW aims to be the 'go to hub' for black history information, raising awareness of black history in Wales, establishing a sustainable education programme and training the trainers and facilitators across Wales to confidently deliver black history modules as part of the national curriculum all year round.

Borders Family History Society

30 Elliot Road
Jedburgh TD8 6HN

bordersfhs.org.uk

Borders FHS promotes genealogy and family history in the counties of Roxburghshire, Berwickshire, Selkirkshire and Peeblesshire in SE Scotland.

Bradford Family History Society

5 Leaventhorpe Avenue, Fairweather Green
Bradford BD8 0ED

bradfordfhs.org.uk

Family history information for the Bradford area.

Bristol & Avon Family History Society

50 Russell Grove
Westbury Park BS6 7UF

bafhs.org.uk

Formed in 1975, the Bristol & Avon Family History Society aims to provide contacts between members by regular meetings and through a quarterly Journal to assist members with problems encountered during research work. The society also works to promote and encourage the public study of family history, genealogy and associated interests.

British Association for Local History

PO Box 6549, Somersal Herbert
Ashbourne DE6 5WH

balh.co.uk

Our purpose is to encourage and assist the study of local history throughout Great Britain as an academic discipline, and as a rewarding leisure pursuit for both individuals and groups. To achieve this the Association serves as the national body representing local and regional historians.

British Aviation Preservation Council

19 Acton Place, High Heaton
Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7RL

aviationheritageuk.org

The British Aviation Preservation Council links national, local authority, independent and service museums with private collections, voluntary groups and other organisations in the advancement of aviation preservation.

British Commission for Military History (BCMH)

c/o Department of War Studies, King's College London
London WC2R 2LS

bcmh.org.uk

The British Commission for Military History (BCMH) promotes the discussion of military history in the broadest sense, across all periods and regions. Membership comes primarily from those working in military history in universities, museums and archives, defence and the armed forces as well as the media, heritage and cultural studies.

British Deaf History Society

11-13 Wilson Patten Street,
Warrington WA1 1PG

bdhs.org.uk

The British Deaf History Society (BDHS) is a recognised voluntary and charitable organisation with its own Constitution. The BDHS's objectives include: to encourage the study of and foster an interest in deaf history; to encourage the preservation of records and material related to the deaf and of historical value. Deaf History Journal is issued and distributed among members three times annually.

British Film Institute

London

bfi.org.uk

We're the British Film Institute. We promote greater understanding of and access to film and television culture.

British Horological Institute

Upton Hall, Upton
Newark NG23 5TE

bhi.co.uk

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.

British Optical Association Museum

The College of Optometrists, 42 Craven Street
London WC2N 5NG

college-optometrists.org

Now in its second century, The British Optical Association Museum, founded 1901, is a collection comprising over 13,000 outstanding items of ophthalmic and optical interest, covering the history of opticians and vision aids. The museum was entrusted to the care of the College of Optometrists in 1980 and continues to be recognised as the oldest and one of the best specialist optical collections in the world. Collections: The collection includes over 2000 pairs of spectacles, from the 17th century through to the 21st, as well as historic examples of other optical devices and aids to vision including scissor spectacles, folding eyeglasses, pince-nez, lorgnettes, magnifiers, quizzing glasses and monocles.

Buckinghamshire Family History Society

PO Box 403
Aylesbury HP21 7GU

bucksfhs.org.uk

Founded in 1976, we are a group of over 1,500 family historians who have been helping each other with their research. Have a look around and see if we can help with your genealogy.

Buckinghamshire Genealogical Society

Varneys, Rudds Lane
Haddenham HP17 8JP

bucksgs.org.uk

The BGS was founded in 1992 to assist members living outside the county with their Bucks research, and to help those living within the county with all aspects of their family history.

Caithness Family History Society

Dwarick Park
Dunnet KW14 8XD

caithnessfhs.org.uk

Caithness Family History Society was formed in September 1999 by a small group of enthusiasts and has already grown to some 350 members worldwide. Our aim is to promote an interest in genealogy and, wherever we can, to help others trace their roots - especially families originating from Caithness.

Calderdale Family History Society

15 Far View, Illingworth
Halifax HX2 0NU

cfhsweb.co.uk

The society was formed in 1985 and now has a great many active members. Many live beyond the Calderdale area, both in the UK and further afield in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA and other countries.

Cambridge University Heraldic & Genealogical Society

c/o Crossfield House, Dale Road, Stanton
Bury St Edmunds IP31 2DY

cam.ac.uk

The Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society was formed as the result of the merger in 1957 of a previous society of the same name (founded 1950) with the Cambridge University Society of Genealogists (founded 1954). Four speaker meetings are held in each of the Michaelmas and Lent terms and a ninth at the beginning of the Easter term.

Cambridgeshire Association for Local History

PO BOX 1112
Cambridge CB21 4WP

calh.org.uk

One of our aims is to provide an umbrella service for all the local, family and social history societies, groups and clubs in Cambridgeshire. We also act as a central information hub taking in all the latest news of events or what is happening or affecting the history community both locally and nationally and disseminating that information out to the many history based societies, groups and clubs via our various networking facilities. we have a thriving individual and family membership.

Cambridgeshire Family History Society

43 Eachard Road
Cambridge CB3 0HZ

cfhs.org.uk

Cambridgeshire Family History Society (CFHS) supports family historians researching their ancestry in Cambridgeshire and beyond. Through transcription projects, CFHS helps to preserve original records by making them readily available to everyone.

Cardiganshire Family History Society

c/o Menna Evans, Adran Casgliadau, National Library of Wales
Aberystwyth SY25 3BU

cgnfhs.org.uk

Cardiganshire Family History Society was formed in 1995 to encourage the study of genealogy and family history in Cardiganshire by those having family connections with the county wherever they may live.

Catholic Family History Society

9 Snows Green Road, Shotley Bridge
Consett DH8 0HD

catholic-history.org.uk

Membership of the society entitles you to attend any of the meetings organised by the Catholic FHS (though a small entrance fee is usually charged), receive copies of 'Catholic Ancestor', have your research interests listed and generally join in the activities of the society.

Causeway Museum Service

Coleraine BC Headquarters, 66 Portstewart Road
Coleraine BT52 1EY

niarchive.org

Causeway Museum Service provides museum services across Coleraine, Limavady and Moyle council areas.

Central Scotland Family History Society

11 Springbank Gardens
Dunblane FK15 9JX

csfhs.org.uk

The society was formed in 1990 to serve the needs of those interested in family history who lived in what was then Central Region. This means that as well as the old counties of Clackmannanshire, Stirlingshire and West Perthshire, the society covers the parishes of Bo'ness and Carriden which were in West Lothian.

Centre for Archaeology - English Heritage

Portsmouth PO4 9LD

English Heritage's Centre for Archaeology at Fort Cumberland, near Portsmouth, was established in 1999 by bringing together the Central Archaeology Service, already based in Portsmouth, and the Ancient Monuments Laboratory, relocated from London. CfA was set up with the aim of becoming a national centre of excellence in archaeological practice, integrating work in the field, stratigraphic analysis, finds studies and work in the laboratory; it provides a resource for English archaeology, working in partnership with units, universities and amateur groups, and a source of help and advice on policy and casework for colleagues within English Heritage.

Chapels Heritage Society - CAPEL

5 Cuffnell Close, Liddell Park
Llandudno LL30 1UX

capeli.org.uk

Capel encourages the study and preservation of the Nonconformist heritage of Wales, and offers information and advice on ways to maintain and preserve their buildings. It records and studies chapel architecture and encourages chapels to safeguard their records.

Chesterfield & District Family History Society

2 Highlow Close, Loundsley Green
Chesterfield S40 4PG

cadfhs.org.uk

CADFHS was founded in 1989 and is based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England. The society covers the area of North East Derbyshire previously known as the Scarsdale Hundred.

Church of England Church Buildings Council

Church House, Westminster
London SW1P 3AZ

churchcare.co.uk

Providing support, advice and guidance to The Church of England's 16,000 churches and 43 cathedrals.

Churches Conservation Trust

Society Building, 8 All Saints Street
London N1 9RL

visitchurches.org.uk

The Churches Conservation Trust is the leading body conserving England's most beautiful and historic churches which are no longer needed for regular worship. It promotes public enjoyment of these churches, and encourages their use as an educational and community resource.

City of York & District Family History Society

26 Nursery Road, Nether Poppleton
York YO26 6NN

yorkfamilyhistory.org.uk

The society covers the modern Archdeaconry of York which stretches from Coxwold, Hovingham and Sherburn in Harfordlythe in the North to Ledsham, Birkin, Selby and Drax in the South. As well as from Bramham, Bilton and Sherburn in Elmet in the West to Huggate and Bubwith in the East.

Cleveland Family History Society

4 North Park North, Sedgefield
Stockton-on-Tees TS21 3AH

clevelandfhs.org.uk

The society is more formally known as The Cleveland, North Yorkshire and South Durham Family History Society. The long title more accurately describes the area of coverage of the society, which is rather larger than that of the county of its title.

Clwyd Family History Society

The Laurels, Dolydd Road, Cefn Mawr
Wrexham LL14 3NH

clwydfhs.org.uk

The Clwyd Family History Society was founded in 1980 to encourage the study of genealogy and family history in north-east Wales, and to provide a forum for people who are interested in these subjects to meet, and to help each other. It now has approximately 1000 members worldwide.

Colchester & Ipswich Museums

Museum Resource Centre, 14 Ryegate Road
Colchester CO1 1YG

cimuseums.org.uk

Local Authority Museum Service serving Colchester and Ipswich.

Cornwall Council

goo.gl

Cornwall Council's Archives and Cornish Studies Service is made up of Cornwall Record Office (in Truro) and the Cornish Studies Library (in Redruth). Together, they are home to hundreds of thousands of manuscripts, maps, photographs and books related to Cornwall's history.

Cornwall Family History Society

5 Victoria Square
Truro TR1 2RS

cornwallfhs.com

Since its beginning in 1976, the society has aimed to become a 'centre of excellence' by encouraging Cornish family history research. This is being achieved by publishing a quarterly Journal, co-ordinating the transcription and indexing of over 5 million original records, maintaining a research library in Truro for members and the general public and offering a means of worldwide contact and exchange of information between members.

Corstorphine Heritage Centre, The

The Dower House, St Margaret's Park
Edinburgh EH12 7SX

ukgo.com

The Corstorphine Trust is a local community association, based at The Corstorphine Heritage Centre (The Dower House) in St Margaret's Park, Corstorphine. Collections: Our holdings include many images of the old village and adjoining area. These can be found in old photographs, postcards, slides, drawings and paintings.

Costume Society, The

costumesociety.org.uk

Formed 40 years ago it pioneered the exploration of all aspects of clothing and personal appearance within a like-minded membership which now includes collectors, curators, designers, lecturers, students and informed enthusiasts.

Council for British Archaeology

St Mary's House, 66 Bootham
York YO30 7BZ

britarch.ac.uk

The CBA is an educational charity working across the UK. We have been campaigning for the better care of Britain's archaeology for more than 60 years.

Coventry Family History Society

12 Knoll Drive, Styvechale
Coventry CV3 5BT

covfhs.org

The society was formed in 1994 to fulfill a growing need and to promote and encourage the study of family history, genealogy and local history in relation to the City of Coventry and its environs.

Crediton Area History & Museum Society

The Old Town Hall, High Street
Crediton EX17 3LF

creditonhistory.org.uk

Local museum & history society for Crediton and surrounding villages in Mid-Devon. Exhibitions are usually based on local themes and use the society's archive of documents and photographs.

Culture24

Office 4, 28 Kensington Street
Brighton BN1 4AJ

culture24.org.uk

News, listings and features from 4,000+ museums, galleries, libraries, archives and heritage sites.

Cumbria Family History Society

Rose Villa, 25 Eden Street, Stanwix
Carlisle CA3 9LS

cumbriafhs.com

Helping members carry out genealogy research in Cumbria (old counties of Cumberland and Westmorland + parts of Lancs & Yorks).

Dacorum Heritage Trust

The Museum Store, Clarence Road
Berkhamsted HP4 3YL

dacorumheritage.org.uk

The Dacorum Heritage Trust is the Accredited museum organisation for the borough of Dacorum, based at the museum Store in Clarence Road, Berkhamsted. The museum Store is the home of over 100,000 objects relating to the surrounding areas, including Berkhamsted, Bovingdon, Chipperfield, Flamstead, Hemel Hempstead, Kings Langley, Markyate and Tring.

Dartmoor Trust & Archive

Ford Farm, Sticklepath
Okehampton EX20 2NS

dartmoortrust.org

The Dartmoor Trust works closely with the National Park Authority on projects that benefit Dartmoor. At the core of the Dartmoor Trust is our archive project. The Dartmoor Trust Archive is home to 20,000 images dating back over 100 years.

Derbyshire Ancestral Research Group

86 High Street, Loscoe
Heanor DE75 7LF

gukutils.org.uk

The group comprises enthusiasts mainly in the fields of family history and local history and is involved in recording monumental inscriptions in churches, churchyards and cemeteries throughout Derbyshire, with occasional visits over the county border.

Derbyshire Family History Society

Bridge Chapel House, St Mary-s Bridge, Sowter Road
Derby DE1 3AT

dfhs.org.uk

For over 25 years the society has linked together people researching their family history in Derbyshire. During that time we have built up an extensive library and assembled a team of expert volunteers.

Devon Family History Society

PO Box 9
Exeter EX2 6YP

devonfhs.org.uk

The society's objects are to promote the study of genealogy and history, especially of Devon families and places, to educate the public therein through advice and instruction, and, for the public benefit, to encourage the preservation and transcription of relevant documents and records, especially for the county of Devon.

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

The Fairground Heritage Trust, Milford
Lifton PL16 0AT

fairground-heritage.org.uk

The Fairground Heritage Trust, formed in 1986, is a charity which is committed to saving, conserving and sharing historic fairground equipment. Our aim is to establish Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre as a remarkable and fascinating experience; a place to visit offering fun, enjoyment and learning for a broad range of audiences. In addition to our other collections, the Trust also has access to an extensive collection of ephemera and a large photographic archive.

Dorset Family History Society

Treetops Research Centre, Suite 5 Stanley House, 3 Fleets Lane
Poole BH15 3AJ

dorsetfhs.org.uk

Dorset Family History Society is for people who are interested in tracing their family history, beginners or experts. Dorset FHS caters for people in the UK or overseas with family interests in Dorset, as well as Dorset residents whose families may have lived in other counties or countries.

Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society

Family History Research Centre, 9 Glasgow Street
Dumfries DG2 9AF

dgfhs.org.uk

Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society was founded in 1987 to encourage the study of family history, genealogy and the local history of the South West of Scotland.

Durand Group

26 Park Place
Arundel BN18 9BE

durandgroup.org.uk

An association of individuals who have voluntarily undertaken to work together to further research and investigation of military-related subterranean features.

Earby & District Local History Society

c/o 22 Salterforth Road, Earby
Barnoldswick BB18 6ND

earbyhistory.co.uk

Our aims are to raise awareness and interest in the history of the Ancient Parish of Thornton-in-Craven, of which Earby was a part. We aim to facilitate research into the heritage of Earby and District, including Thornton-in-Craven, Kelbrook, Sough, Hague, Harden and Salterforth.

East Ayrshire Family History Society

c/o Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Kilmarnock KA1 3BU

eastayrshirefhs.co.uk

East Ayrshire Family History Society was formed in 1997 and takes its name from the new local authority created around the same time. The area covered by East Ayrshire comprises the former districts of Kilmarnock & Loudoun and Cumnock & Doon Valley, however resources held by EAFHS cover all of Ayrshire.

East of London Family History Society

46 Brights Avenue
Rainham RM13 9NW

eolfhs.org.uk

The society's geographic area of interest is that part of Greater London, north of the Thames, east of the old City of London gates of Aldgate and Bishopsgate, and through the modern day London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Newham, Barking and Dagenham through Redbridge to the edge of Metropolitan Essex at Havering.

East Surrey Family History Society

10 Cobham Close
Wallington SM6 9DS

eastsurreyfhs.org.uk

The East Surrey Family History Society for parishes in the Eastern part of the ancient County of Surrey. This includes those London Boroughs south of the River Thames which are now in Greater London but which were originally Surrey.

East Yorkshire Family History Society

Carnegie Heritage Centre, 342 Anlaby Road
Hull HU3 6JA

eyfhs.org.uk

The East Yorkshire Family History Society is the only society for those with roots in eastern Yorkshire.

Eastbourne & District (Family Roots) Family History Society

8 Park Lane
Eastbourne BN21 2UT

eastbournefhs.org.uk

Our aim is to promote and encourage the public study of family history and genealogy with particular reference to persons living in or associated with the Eastbourne area and the preservation, security and accessibility of archival material.

Ecclesiological Society

38 Rosebery Avenue
New Malden KT3 4JS

ecclsoc.org

The society is for those who love churches. As well as our website which is packed with information and images, we organise tours, lectures, and conferences, and publish a journal twice a year.

England's Past for Everyone

Institute for Historical Research, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU

englandspastforeveryone.org.uk

England's Past for Everyone is a local history project run by the Victoria County History. Volunteers throughout the country are working alongside authors and researchers to produce a whole range of new resources.

English Folk Dance & Song Society, The

Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road
London NW1 7AY

efdss.org

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) is one of the leading folk development organisations in the UK with a history dating back to 1898. It is custodian of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, an internationally renowned library and archive of the folk arts. Through its work, the EFDSS aims to place the indigenous folk arts of England at the heart of our cultural life.

English Heritage Central Office

1 Waterhouse Square, 138 - 142 Holborn
London EC1N 2ST

english-heritage.org.uk

English Heritage cares for over 400 historic buildings, monuments and sites - from world-famous prehistoric sites to grand medieval castles, from Roman forts on the edges of the empire to a Cold War bunker. Through these, we bring the story of England to life for over 10 million people each year.

Essex Society for Family History

c/o Essex Record office
Chelmsford CM2 6YT

esfh.org.uk

Aims to promote and encourage the public study of British family history, genealogy, heraldry, and local history with particular reference to Essex. Also to promote the preservation, security and accessibility of archival material.

Families in British India Society (FIBIS)

4 Lichfield House, Bishops Walk
Aylesbury HP21 7LE

fibis.org

FIBIS is a self-help organisation devoted to members researching their ancestors and the background against which they led their lives in British India.

Family & Community Historical Research Society

Pilcot House, Pilcot
Dogmersfield RG27 8SY

fachrs.com

The society embraces research topics such as Victorian social history, migration, Victorian social classes & history, local history projects, research projects for pre - Victorian England, plus many more aspects of UK 18th, 19th & 20th century family & community history research. Our new topic is The Home Front, 1914 - 1915.

Family History Section of La Soci?_t?_ Guernesiaise

PO Box 314, St Peter Port
St Peter Port GY1 3TG

societe.org.gg

Guernsey's local research, natural history and conservation society.

Family History Society of Cheshire

Little Trees, Gawsworth Road, Gawsworth
Macclesfield SK11 9RA

fhsc.org.uk

The Family History Society of Cheshire (FHSC) was founded in 1969 to advance the study of family history and genealogy, and we now have around 3000 members worldwide. As well as helping people with ancestors in Cheshire, we also assist members living locally whose ancestors originated elsewhere.

Farfield Mill, Arts & Heritage Centre

Garsdale Road
Sedbergh LA10 5LW

farfieldmill.org

Set in the shadow of the glorious Howgills near Sedbergh and restored from a Victorian woolen mill, Farfield Mill provides an excellent visit for arts and heritage enthusiasts alike. Take your time to discover a programme of top-quality exhibitions; a unique range of fine art and crafts created by resident and visiting artists; fascinating displays telling the history of the Mill.

Federation of Family History Societies

PO Box 8857
Lutterworth LE17 9BJ

ffhs.org.uk

The Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS) is an educational charity. We support, inform and advise our membership, which consists of family history societies and similar bodies across the world.