FAMILY etc HISTORY GROUPS IN SUFFOLK

☞  Local historical Museums and major Churches are instead listed here

 

This list comprises only the largest or most local groups — but see SLHC below.

Our own Facebook group is at  https://www.facebook.com/groups/avsfhg

Aldeburgh and District Local History Society — Back-numbers of "The Chronicle" can be searched/downloaded here by ADLHS Members.

Aldeburgh One Place Study    RECENTLY ADDED

Aldringham  ➡︎  see: "Thorpeness & Aldringham" below

Beccles & District Historical Society

Benhall and Sternfield History Group

Bentwaters Aviation Society    RECENTLY ADDED

Blaxhall Archive Group

Blaxhall's links to the artistic Rope Family, notably the "The Two Margarets" — Arts & Crafts stained-glass artists "Marga" and "Tor" ,
                                                                        and their aunt, sculptor Ellen Mary Rope

Bury St Edmunds Past and Present Society

Campsea Ashe Heritage Group

Debenham History Society

Diss Family History Group    RECENTLY CORRECTED (with thanks to Diss FHG)

East Anglian Catholic History Society (EACHS) exists to promote the study of Catholic history in the region and advise parish history groups.

Felixstowe Family History Society

Felixstowe History and Museum Society

Framlingham & District Local History & Preservation Society including  Framlingham Historical Photo Archive

Kelsale-cum-Carlton & Neighbourhood Open Group (Facebook)

Knodishall Local History Group (Facebook)

Leiston Airfield (USAAF 1943-45, then RAF): Friends of Leiston Airfield (FoLA)      ⬇︎MAP     RECENTLY ADDED

Lowestoft Archaeological & Local History Society

Martlesham Heath Aviation Society (1917: RFC; 1918: RAF; 1943: USAAF; 1958-61: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight; 1963: closed)   RECENTLY ADDED

Parham Suffolk (Facebook)

Memories of Peasenhall and Saxmundham Facebook group

Port of Lowestoft Research Society collects all relative material, including 13,000 records of vessels that were built in, owned at or visited Lowestoft.

Saxmundham & District Local History Society and Museum — see especially their excellent "Local History" page.     email: S&DLHS Secretary

Sizewell Hall history webpage     RECENTLY ADDED

Snape History webpages     RECENTLY ADDED

Southwold Museum & Historical Society

Sudbury Ephemera Archive    RECENTLY ADDED

Suffolk Family History Society (SFHS) — has groups in Lowestoft, Ipswich, Haverhill, Bury St Edmunds and Sudbury/Long Melford

Suffolk Historic Buildings Group

Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History — publishers of their annual journal "Proceedings of SIAH" [search our downloadable Index for ref-ID's "PSIAH"] 

⎋  Suffolk Local History Council (SLHC)  — the umbrella local history organisation for the County, and a valuable source of information.

Suffolk Societies webpage offered by  familysearch.org looks useful, but depends on groups and users to keep the information up-to-date.

Theberton history

Thorpeness & Aldringham Heritage Group — Past & PresentGallery

U3A in East Suffolk [formerly The University of the Third Age] — "Learn, laugh, live"    RECENTLY AMENDED TO REFLECT NAME-CHANGE

U3A Local History Group: visiting and group speakers:  meet on 2nd Weds at 10:00 at Woodbridge Town Football Club, Fynn Road, IP12 4LS   [EMAIL-LINK]

Walberswick Local History Group

Waveney Valley Community Archaeology Group

Wickham Market Area Archive Centre

Wickham Market Local History Society [EMAIL-LINK]

Worlingworth Local History Group 

Yoxford History Group