** This Society’s publications can be found in the Royal Historical Society collections in the UCL History Library
BANBURY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Enquiries to: Museum Services Manager, Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxon OX16 2IQ; tel. 01295-676626; http://www.cherwell.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=2786
BEDFORDSHIRE HISTORICAL RECORD SOCIETY **
The Bedfordshire Historical Record Society has been publishing material on the history of Bedfordshire since 1912. Our annual volumes include both well researcher articles and monographs and also a wide variety of records relating to the county, each with a helpful introduction and detailed notes. A complete list of titles is available on the website.
Enquiries to: Dr George Smart, Honorary Secretary, Bedfordshire Historical Society, 48 St Augustine’s Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire MK40 2ND; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.bedfordshirehrs.org.uk
BERKSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Dr Peter Durrant, General Editor, Berkshire Record Society, Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading RG1 6AF; email@example.com; http://www.berkshirerecordsociety.org.uk
BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: John Loosley, Honorary General Secretary, BGAS, Stonehatch, Oakridge, Lynch, Stroud GL6 7NR; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.bgas.org.uk
BRISTOL RECORD SOCIETY **
Bristol Record Society aims to conserve the historic records of the City and County of Bristol and to make them available worldwide. In addition to the 62 volumes published, the Society has sponsored the digitisation of Henry Bush, Extracts of key Primary Sources Illustrative of the Local Taxation of the Town of Bristol, from the Thirteenth Century Onwards (Bristol, 1824), and is now planning to extend access to its past volumes via Google Books.
Enquiries to: Dr Jonathan Harlow, Honorary Secretary, Bristol Record Society, University of the West of England, St Matthias Campus, Oldbury Court Road, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 3JP; Jonathan.Harlow@uwe.ac.uk; http://www.bris.ac.uk/Depts/History/bristolrecordsociety/index.htm
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: The Honorary Secretary, Buckinghamshire Record Society, Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies, County Hall, Walton Street, Aylesbury, Bucks HP20 1UU; tel. 01296-382587; email@example.com; http://www.bucksinfo.net/brs
CAMDEN HISTORY SOCIETY
Camden’s local history society aims to research and describe the history of institutions, houses, people and social movements within what is now the London Borough of Camden, which includes the old boroughs of Hampstead, St Pancras and Holborn and the districts of Highgate, Kentish Town and Camden Town.
Enquiries to: http://www.camdenhistorysociety.org/
CAMBRIDGESHIRE RECORDS SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: The Honorary Secretary, Cambridgeshire Records Society, The County Records Office, Box RES 1009, Shire Hall, Castle Hill, Cambridge CB3 0AP; tel. 01223-364706; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.cambsrecordsociety.co.uk
CANTERBURY AND YORK SOCIETY **
The Canterbury and York Society exists to publish medieval bishops’ registers and other ecclesiastical records. It has published 100 volumes and more than fifty complete registers to date. Membership is open to all and at its AGM, a paper is given on some aspect of late medieval church history.
Enquiries to: Dr C R Fonge, Honorary Secretary, Canterbury and York Society, Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD; email@example.com; http://www.canterburyandyork.org
CHETHAM SOCIETY **
The Chetham Society (founded 1843) publishes monographs and editions of documents relating to the historic counties of Lancashire and Cheshire, covering the period from the 13th to the 19th centuries and with a thematic scope embracing any aspect of the history of the region.
Enquiries to: The Secretary, The Chetham Society, Chetham’s Library, Long Millgate, Manchester, M3 1SB; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.chethamsociety.org.uk
CHIPPING CAMPDEN HISTORY SOCIETY
CCHS was founded in 1984 with the object as stated in its constitution, of advancing “the education of the general public in particular in the history and archaeology of Chipping Campden and surrounding villages.”
Enquiries to: The Chairman, CCHS, The Old Police Station, High Street, Chipping Campden, Glos GL55 6HB; tel. 01386-848840; email@example.com; http://www.chippingcampdenhistory.org.uk
CLARENDON HISTORICAL SOCIETY (1882-1888)
CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORLAND ANTIQUARIAN AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: I D Caruana, Honorary Librarian, Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, 10 Peter Street, Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8QP; tel. 01228 544120; http://www.cwaas.org.uk
DERBYSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Barbara Foster, Honorary Secretary, Derbyshire Archaeological Society, 2 The Watermeadows, Swarkestone, Derby DE73 1JA; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.derbyshireas.org.uk
DERBYSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **
The Derbyshire Record Society was established in 1977 to publish edited texts, monographs and pamphlets relating to the history of the county. The publishing progarmme seeks to strike a balance between different aspects of the county’s history, different parts of the country, and different periods. The society has also sought to publish material of national as well as local interest, and as well as traditional record texts, and has issued several monographs based on original research.
Enquiries to: Philip Riden, Secretary & General Editor, Derbyshire Record Society, 9 Owen Falls Avenue, Chesterfield S41 0FR ; email@example.com; http://www.derbyshirerecordsociety.org
DEVON AND CORNWALL RECORD SOCIETY **
The Society was founded in 1904 to transcribe records relating to Devon and /or Cornwall. The Society publishes annual volumes covering many aspects of Westcountry history, which members receive. A full list is viewable on the website. Past volumes are available: contact the Administrator. Pre-war parish register transcriptions are housed in the Westcountry Studies Library, Exeter, for members’ use.
Enquiries to: The Administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Chairman, Professor C J Holdsworth, The Devonorary Secretary, Devon and Cornwall Record Society, c/o The Devon and Exeter Institution, 7 The Close, Exeter EX1 1EZ; tel. 01392-438190; http://genuki.cs.ncl.ac.uk/DEV/DCRS
DORSET RECORD SOCIETY **
Dorset Record Society was founded in 1962, ‘to seek out and publish original manuscripts material and rare published printed material relating to the County of Dorset.’ Dorset Record Society does not operate by subscription, but relies on sales of stock to fund future publications.
Enquiries to: The Honorary General Secretary, Dorset Record Society, c/o Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XA; http://research.dorsetcountymuseum.org/index.html
ESSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY ** (1899-1964)
GLOUCESTERSHIRE RECORD SERIES **
HALIFAX ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY (1906-1917)
HAMPSHIRE RECORD SERIES **
Enquiries to: Hampshire Record Series, Hampshire Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester SO23 8TH; email@example.com; http://www3.hants.gov.uk/archives
HAMPSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY (1889-1897)
HENRY BRADSHAW SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Dr Nicolas Bell, General Secretary, Henry Bradshaw Society, c/o Music Collections, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB; Nicolas.Bell@bl.org; http://www.henrybradshawsociety.org
HERTFORDSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **
Hertfordshire is fortunate in possessing a vast number of historically important documents, dating from the early Middle Ages to the twenty-first century. Many are housed at Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies, others in the National Archives, in various local institutions, or in private ownership. The Society, founded in 1985, aims to make Hertfordshire’s written heritage more accessible.
Enquiries to: Hertfordshire Record Society, 119 Winton Drive, Croxley Green, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3 3QS; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.hrsociety.org.uk
ISLE OF WIGHT RECORDS
Enquiries to: Isle of Wight County Record Office, 26 Hillside, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 2EB; email@example.com; https://www.iwight.com/Residents/Libraries-Cultural-and-Heritage/Records-Office/
KENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Andrew Moffatt, Honorary General Secretary, Kent Archaeological Society, Three Elms, Woodlands lane, Shorne, Gravesend, Kent DA12 3HH; tel. 01474-822280; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk
RECORD SOCIETY OF LANCASHIRE AND CHESHIRE **
Enquiries to: The General Edityor, RSLC, Dr Martin Heale, Department of History, University of Liverpool, 9 Abercromby Square, Liverpool L69 7WZ,; email@example.com; http://www.rslc.org.uk
LINCOLN RECORD SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Lincoln Record Society, c/o Lincoln Cathedral Library, Minster Yard, Lincoln LN2 1PX; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.lincoln-record-society.org.uk
LONDON RECORD SOCIETY **
The London Record Society publishes London records in an accessible and scholarly format, and seeks to stimulate public interest in London archives. It organises an annual public lecture, hosts a web site, and publishes volumes of translations, abstracts and lists of primary sources. Many volumes are now available online.
Enquiries to: The Honorary Secretary, London Record Society, PO Box 691, Exeter EX1 9PH; email@example.com http://www.londonrecordsociety.org.uk
LONDON TOPOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Patrick Frazer, Secretary, London Topographical Society, 36 Old Deer Park Gardens, Richmond, Surrey TW9 2TL; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.topsoc.org
MANX SOCIETY (1859-1893)
MIDDLESEX COUNTY RECORD SOCIETY (1886-92)
NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE RECORDS COMMITTEE (1920-1934)
SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE
Enquiries to: The Editor, Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Record Series, The Black Gate, Castle Garth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 1RQ; email@example.com; http://www.newcastle-antiquaries.org.uk
NORFOLK RECORD SOCIETY **
The Norfolk Record Society, an unincorporated charity, exists to encourage the study and preservation of Norfolk records and to publish editions of documents relating to the history of the county. Since its formation it has published annually a transcript of a significant and sometimes unusual manuscript or collection of manuscripts. The series now covers a time-span ranging from the twelfth to the twentieth century. All volumes are carefully edited, comprehensively indexed and include introductions explaining the background to the documents they present.
Enquiries to: Dr Alan Metters, The Honorary Secretary, Norfolk Record Society, c/o 29 Cintra Road, Norwich NR1 4AE; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.norfolkrecordsociety.org.uk
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY**
Enquiries to: Mr D Harries, Northamptonshire Record Society, Woolton Hall Park, Northampton NN4 8BQ; http://www.northamptonshirerecordsociety.org.uk
NORTH RIDING RECORD SOCIETY (1884-1897)
OXFORDSHIRE HISTORICAL SOCIETY **
The Society exists to publish archives, historical texts, bibliographical tools and studies (from all periods) relating to Oxford – the City as much as the University, its Halls and Colleges – and the neighbouring villages and towns in pre-1972 Oxfordshire.
Enquiries to: Dr E Wells, Foreign and International Law Librarian, Bodleian Law Library, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UE; Elizabeth.Wells@bodleian.ox.ac.uk; http://www.oxhistsoc.org.uk
OXFORDSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **
The society was established in 1919 and its object is to publish texts, transcripts, abstracts and calendars of primary sources for the history of the County of Oxfordshire. The society aims to publish one volume a year for members and general sale.
Enquiries to: Mr Sean Morley, Secretary, Oxfordshire Record Society, Tithe Corner, 67 Hill Crescent, Finstock, Chipping Norton, OX27 3BT; email@example.com; http://www.oxfordshire-record-society.org.uk
PORTSMOUTH RECORD SERIES **
Portsmouth Record Series exists to make the written sources for the city’s history widely available. It seeks especially to publish records sufficiently unusual to be of wider than local interest or records of types found elsewhere but not published. The series consists of calendars, catalogues and indexes.
Enquiries to: Dr John Stedman, Archivist, Portsmouth Museums & Records Service, City Museum, Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ; John.Stedman@portsmouthcc.gov.uk; http://www.portsmouthmuseums.co.uk
RUTLAND LOCAL HISTORY AND RECORD SOCIETY
The Rutland Local History and Record Society originated in the 1930s. Its main aims are to promote all aspects of the history and archaeology of the historical county of Rutland and its immediate area. It does this by holding regular meetings and lectures (arranged jointly with the Friends of the Rutland County Museum), and special events. These include an annual full-day meeting in a Rutland village, history walks and visits to other places of interest. It has a small library of local history material, houses at the Rutland County Museum in Oakham, which complements the holdings of the museum and can be consulted by arrangement.
Enquiries to: The Honorary Editor, Rutland Local History and Record Society, Rutland County Museum, Catmose Street, Oakham, Rutland LE15 6HW; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.rutlandhistory.org
SHROPSHIRE RECORD SERIES **
Enquiries to: Dr Francesca Bumpus, Honorary Editor, Shropshire Record Series, 9 Alexandra Avenue, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury SY3 9HT; http://www.keele.ac.uk/risocsci/journals/theshropshirerecordseries/
SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES OF LONDON **
The Society of Antiquaries of London was founded in by Royal Charter in 1751. Its remit is the encouragement, advancement and furtherance of the study and knowledge of the antiquities and history of this and other countries.
Enquiries to: The Society of Antiquaries of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE; email@example.com; tel. 020 7479 7080; http://www.sal.org.uk
SOCIÉTÉ JERSIAISE **
Enquiries to: Société Jersiaise, 7 Pier Road, St Helier, Jersey JE2 4YW; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.societe-jersiaise.org
SOMERSET RECORD SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: David Bromwich, Victoria History of Somerset, Somerset Heritage Centre, Brunel Way, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton TA2 6SF; email@example.com; http://www.victoriacountyhistory.ac.uk/Counties/Somerset
SOUTHAMPTON RECORDS SERIES **
Enquiries to: Southampton Records Series, Department of History, University of Southampton, Highfield Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.soton.ac.uk/history/research/records_series/
STAFFORDSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: The Honorary Secretary, Staffordshire Record Society, c/o William Salt Library, Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2LZ; email@example.com; http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/STS/SRS.html
SUFFOLK RECORDS SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Claire Baker, Honorary Secretary, Suffolk Records Society, Westhorpe Lodge, Westhorpe, Stowmarket IP14 4TA; tel. 01449-781078; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.suffolkrecordssociety.com David Sherlock, Coordinating Editor, 5 Meadowford, Newport, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 3QL
SURREY RECORD SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: The Honorary Secretary, Surrey Record Society, Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking GU21 1ND; http://new.surreycc.gov.uk/heritage-culture-and-recreation/archives-and-history/surrey-history-centre/surrey-record-society/list-of-surrey-record-society-publications
SURTEES SOCIETY **
The Surtees Society is dedicated to the publication of manuscripts illustrative of the history of the area of the former kingdom of Northumbria north east England, principally of County Durham and Northumberland. The Society was founded in 1834 in honour of Robert Surtees of Mainsforth (1779-1834), the author of The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham (1816-1840). Volumes continue to be published regularly, and new contributors are invited to contact the Secretary.
Enquiries to: The Honorary Secretary, The Surtees Society, Faculty Office, Elvet Riverside Block 2, New Elvet, Durham DH1 3JT; email@example.com; http://www.surteessociety.org.uk
SUSSEX RECORD SOCIETY **
The Sussex Record Society was founded in 1901 with the aim of increasing the accessibility of the historical records of the county of Sussex by publishing original records found in national and local archive repositories, as well as privately owned sources.
Enquiries to: Richard Martin, Honorary Secretary, Sussex Record Society, Barbican House, High Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YE; tel. 01243-753680; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.sussexrecordsociety.org
The Thoresby Society’s aims are to promote interest and research into the history of Leeds and its neighbourhood, and to collect, preserve and make available books, documents and other materials relating to the history of Leeds. The Society publishes annually articles, research papers and documents relating to the history of Leeds.
Enquiries to: Professor Peter Meredith, Honorary Librarian, The Thoresby Society, Claremont, 23 Clarendon Road, Leeds LS2 9NZ; email@example.com; http://www.thoresby.org.uk
THOROTON SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Barbara Cust, Honorary Secretary, Thoroton Society, Little Dover House, Station Road, Bleasby, Notts NG14 7FX; http://www.thorotonsociety.org.uk
WILTSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Helen Taylor, The Honorary Secretary, Wiltshire Record Society, Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Cocklebury Road, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 3QN; tel. 01249 775500; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.wiltshirerecordsociety.org.uk
THE WOOLHOPE CLUB
The county archaeological, antiquarian and natural history society of Herefordshire. Founded in 1851. Enquiries to: Mr D Whitehead, The Honorary Secretary, Woolhope Club, 60 Hafod Road,Hereford HR1 1SQ; tel. 01432-269766; email@example.com; http://www.woolhopeclub.org.uk
WORCESTERSHIRE HISTORICAL SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Worcestershire Historical Society, 13 Lanesfield Park, Evesham, Worcester WR11 4NU; http://www.worcestershirehistoricalsociety.co.uk
YORKSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY **
The Society publishes an annual journal, monographs and reports and two record series, Wakefield Court Rolls and the YAS Record Series. Enquiries to: Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society, Claremont, 23 Clarendon Road, Leeds LS2 9NZ; tel. 0113-245 7910; firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.yahs.org.uk