Fife Family History Society

The site contains resources for genealogy research covering the Fife area, and information about Fife Family History Society, which was formed in 1989 to join together people with an interest in the research of their Fife ancestors. The society produces a journal 3 times a year and holds monthly meetings. Fife Family History Society now has over 700 members both in the local area and throughout the world.

Alloway and Southern Ayrshire Family History Society

Founded in 1997, the Society focuses on family history research. They have a local core and a greater number of remote members, all with links to Ayrshire. They are based in Alloway, the birthplace of Robert Burns, 2 miles south of Ayr. The Society is registered as a charity.

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Lothians Family History Society

The Lothians Family History Society covers all of the Lothians, East, West and Midlothian. Whether you are a novice or an accomplished researcher the LFHS is here to help you. If you live locally or at a great distant our Society is committed to help you in your quest for knowledge about your family tree.

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Lochaber and North Argyll family history group

The groups principal area of interest is in the following Parishes: Aharacle, Kilchoan and Sunart or Strontian, Arisaig, Moidart, Kentra, Mission, South Morar, Ardgour, Kinlochbeg/Kinlochleven, Onich, (north) Ballachulish , Kinlochmore/Kinlochleven, Locheilside and Achnacarry Maryburgh/Gordonsburgh/Fort William, Glen Nevis, Glengarry, Kilmonivaig, Glen Garry, Glen Spean, Appin, Lismore, Kingairloch, Duror, St Munda, Laroch/(south) Ballachulish, Glencoe, Morven or Morvern, Muck, Egg, Rum, Canna, Sanday, Knoydart and N Morar.

Moray & Nairn FHS

Despite the fact this Family History Society was only formed in 2009 it has already been busy publishing some wonderful books, truly a must visit site for anybody with ancestors in their area.

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New Zealand Society of Genealogists

Perfect Family history society if you have Scottish Ancestors but live in New Zealand. They have an extensive library and a postal service is available to New Zealand members of the Society only. Library material can be borrowed for up to 3 weeks.

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Borders Family History Society

The Borders Family History Society has published many books and their sales list is available here.

They have a free online index to their monumental inscription transcriptions so you can often work out exactly what book or CD you need.

The Society has begun a big project of transcribing and indexing digitised Poor Law records for various Borders parishes for the period 1845 to 1933.

Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society

The Centre holds an extensive library of books, documents, directories, newspaper indexes, CDs microfilm and fiche. Fiche and film readers, a computer, a microfiche printer and microfilm printer are all available for the use of visitors. Their duty volunteers will assist where possible. There is also a sales area offering a variety of genealogical and local history resources.

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The Scottish Genealogy Society

The Society is a charity which exists to serve everyone who has an interest in Scottish genealogy. I encourage you to look at the Family History Index, which lists over 2,500 surnames, visit their online shop, which has over 2,000 publications relating to Scottish genealogy, including our unique and extensive collection of monumental inscriptions and census publications.

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Aberdeen and North East Scotland Family History Society

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.

Caithness Family History Society

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.

Family History Society of Buchan

The Family History Society of Buchan promotes the study of genealogy and family history within the historic county of Buchan. It does so from itís new Family History Centre at 35 Broad Street, Peterhead. The Society was formed in 2008 and already boasts members from all over the world.

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North Perthshire Family History Society

North Perthshire Family History Group, formed in 2002, is located in Pitlochry, Perthshire. Meetings are held monthly from October to May at 7.30 pm in The Tryst Hall, with speakers, lively discussions and refreshments. Visitors are always very welcome at meetings and at the Group's research room in Moulin Kirk. (See News page for opening hours). There are currently 62 members researching locally and worldwide.

Borders Family History Society

The Borders Family History Society has published many books and their sales list is available here.

They have a free online index to their monumental inscription transcriptions so you can often work out exactly what book or CD you need.

The Society has begun a big project of transcribing and indexing digitised Poor Law records for various Borders parishes for the period 1845 to 1933.

Cumbria Family Histroy Society

The Cumbria Family History Society was founded in October 1976 to help Cumbrians, and people with Cumbrian ancestry, to carry out their family history researches. Our area of interest is the modern county of Cumbria, which consists of the whole of the pre-1974 counties of Cumberland and Westmorland, together with the part of Lancashire lying to the north of Morecambe Bay (North Lonsdale) and the West Riding parish of Sedbergh. Our membership comes not only from Cumbria and other parts of the British Isles, but from Australia, New Zealand, the United States - in fact worldwide.

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