Welcome to FCELH’s Directory of Useful Local History Links

Local History Online’s links pages and the British Association for Local History’s Societies Directory have a very large number of links which might be useful to local historians, but here are a few more specifically local links, and a few general ones. If you would like to have a link included on this page, please email me

Useful Links

Local and Regional Local History Organisations
Anstey Local History Society Leicestershire
Beeston and District Local History Society Nottinghamshire
Belgrave Hall Conservation Area Society
Bilborough Local History Group Nottinghamshire
Bingham Heritage Trails Association Nottinghamshire
Bleasby Local History Society Nottinghamshire
Blidworth and District History and Heritage Nottinghamshire
Bonsall History Project Derbyshire
Bottesford Living History
Bramcote History Group Nottinghamshire
Bramcote Old Church Tower Trust Nottinghamshire
British Association for Local History
Burton Joyce and Bulcote Local History Society Nottinghamshire
Coddington History Group Nottinghamshire
Collingham and District Local History Society Nottinghamshire
Derbyshire Archaeological Society Derbyshire
Derbyshire Family History Society Derbyshire
Derbyshire Local Studies Library
East Bridgford Local History Group Nottinghamshire
East Leake and District Local History Society Nottinghamshire
Edwinstowe Historical Society Nottinghamshire
Enderby Heritage Group Leicestershire
English Heritage
Farnsfield Local History Society Nottinghamshire
Friends of Nottingham Museums Nottinghamshire
Friends of Nottinghamshire Archives Nottinghamshire
Friends of The Centre for English Local History Leicestershire
Gotham and District Local History Society Nottinghamshire
Greater Wigston Historical Society Leicestershire
Hathern Local History Society Leicestershire
Heanor and District Local History Society Derbyshire
Hucknall Heritage Society Nottinghamshire
Ilkeston and District Local History Society Derbyshire
Jacksdale Area Culture and Heritage Nottinghamshire
Keyworth and District Local History Society Nottinghamshire
Kibworth History Society Leicestershire
Laxton History Group Nottinghamshire
Leicester Civic Society Leicestershire
Leicestershire and Rutland Family History Society Leicestershire
Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society Leicestershire
Leicestershire Industrial History Society
Leicestershire Local Studies Library
Leicestershire Victoria County History
Lenton Local History Society Nottinghamshire
Lincolnshire Archives
Lincolnshire History and Archaeology
Loughborough Archaeological and Historical Society Leicestershire
Loughborough History and Heritage Network Leicestershire
Market Harborough Historical Society Leicestershire
National Civil War Centre Nottinghamshire
New Mills Local History Society
Newark Civic Trust Nottinghamshire
Newark Hidden Heritage Group Nottinghamshire
Newark Town Hall Museum Nottinghamshire
North East Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology Society Derbyshire
North Lincolnshire Local Studies Library
Norwell Parish Heritage Group Nottinghamshire
Nottingham and Notts Radical History Group’s Histreh: Nottinghamshire
Nottingham Castle Nottinghamshire
Nottingham Civic Society Nottinghamshire
Nottingham Hidden History Team Nottinghamshire
Nottingham Irish Studies Group Nottinghamshire
Nottingham Local Studies Library
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Labour History Society Nottinghamshire
Nottinghamshire Building Preservation Trust Nottinghamshire
Nottinghamshire Family History Society Nottinghamshire
Old Mansfield Society Nottinghamshire
Papplewick Pumping Station Trust Nottinghamshire
Peak District Mines Historical Society Derbyshire
Pentagon Society Nottinghamshire
Picture the Past
Radcliffe on Trent Local History Society Nottinghamshire
Rutland Local History and Record Society
Sherwood Archaeological Society Nottinghamshire
Southwell and District Local History Society Nottinghamshire
Southwell Community Archaeology Group Nottinghamshire
St. Anns Allotments Association Nottinghamshire
Stapleford and District Local History Society Nottinghamshire
Sutton Heritage Society Nottinghamshire
Swannington Heritage Trust Leicestershire
The Arkwright Society
The Centre for English Local History
The Flintham Society Nottinghamshire
The Historical Association
The Institute for Historical Research
The Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution Group Derbyshire
The Ripley and District Heritage Trust Derbyshire
The Victoria County History
The Workhouse Southwell
Thoroton Society Nottinghamshire
University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Special Collections
Warsop Vale Local History Society Nottinghamshire
West Bridgford and District Local History Society Nottinghamshire
Wolds Historical Organisation Leicestershire
Wollaton Historical and Conservation Society Nottinghamshire