Family History Societies
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Family history societies are a useful source of information for the family historian, many provide local information related to their area. Most counties have their family history society, listed below are FHS relating to specific groups of people rather than counties.
Federation of Family History Societies
Formed in 1974 this society now has over 200 member societies throughout the world. Consult the list of members on the site to find your local society
Railway Ancestors Family History Society
A Family History Society dedicated to helping its members find their railway ancestors.
Romany & Traveller Family History Society
A group of 600 keen family historians with a special interest in their British Gypsy and Traveller roots
Anglo-Italian Family History Society
The Society was founded in 2002 to provide help to anyone trying to trace their Italian ancestry anywhere in the United Kingdom and back to Italy
Catholic Family History Society
Members have access to resources to help investigate Catholic roots.
The Families in British India Society
Find out about relations living in British India from the 1600s to the present day.
The Guild of One-Name Studies
Specialises in the study of worldwide occurrences of particular surnames.
Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain
Hosts regional special-interest meetings all over England.
Quaker Family History Society
Publishes the journal Quaker Connections and holds meetings