Societies and groups

Wiltshire Family History Society

The Wiltshire Family History Society was founded in 1981 with the aim to encourage the study of family history, including both Wiltshire ancestry of people world-wide and world-wide ancestry of Wiltshire residents. There are branches at Chippenham & Calne, Devizes,…

The Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry

The Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry, founded in 1963, is the principal family history society for the counties of Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. It covers the areas of the old counties as they existed before the major…

Northamptonshire Family History Society

Northamptonshire Family History Society was founded in 1976  and aims to advance the study of genealogy and family history with special emphasis on the County of Northamptonshire. It also ims to transcribe and index original documents, monumental inscriptions and other…

Peterborough & District Family History Society

The Peterborough & District Family History Society was formed in 1980 to maintain an association of those interested in the study of Family History, Genealogical Studies, Local History and Heraldry. It promotes the preservation of documents, monuments and other material…

Northumberland & Durham Family History Society

Northumberland & Durham Family History Society was founded in 1975 to promote interest in family history amongst its members and the general public. There branches in Alnwick, Belford, Blyth, Belmont (Durham), Hexham, London, Newcastle, Pegswood (Morpeth), North Shields and South…

Nottinghamshire Family History Society

Nottinghamshire Family History Society formed originally as the Genealogical Society of the East Midlands, 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…

Oxfordshire Family History Society

Oxfordshire Family History Society was founded in 1976 to encourage and promote the study of Family History. The Society caters for those with Oxfordshire or North Berkshire ancestry as well as those who live locally but with ancestors from elsewhere.

Shropshire Family History Society

The Shropshire Family History Society was founded in 1979 to provide a meeting place in Shropshire for all those interested in Family History.

Somerset & Dorset Family History Society

The Somerset & Dorset Family History Society was founded in 1975 and helps people to research their family history, especially those with ancestors in the two counties. The Society’s Family History Centre is in Sherborne, Dorset and includes an excellent…