We are a voluntary group supported by Alcester Town Council and are actively engaged in creating a central and comprehensive resource, a research tool for family and local history. Our remit is to collect and record anything and everything that helps paint a picture of the life and times of the town across its early and latter history.
We are a small working group that began in 2009 by surveying the memorial inscriptions in our churchyard.
Our Family History Society is the principal genealogical and heraldic society for the counties of Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. This includes the areas of ‘old’ counties, as they existed before the major boundary changes of the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as the areas brought into them by those changes.
The Friends were founded in 1988 and charitable status was granted a year later. Our aims are to support the work of our County Record Office and promote the education of the public through the use of historical records.
A group attached to Harbury Primary School. We have around 350 old photos of the village, plus school groups, visits, teams over the last 100 years, probably 1500 documents, news articles etc all relating to Harbury.
We provide places for the people of Coventry and visitors to the City to meet, celebrate and explore their cultural and creative past, present and futures.
Kenilworth Family History Society is a Branch of BMSGH. We meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (except August) at 7:45pm in the Kenilworth Centre, Abbey End, Kenilworth. Meetings are open to members and non-members for a fee of £1 and we have a variety of speakers on interesting subjects.
Lighthorne History Society was formed in January 2006. The aims of the society are to promote an interest in and record the pre-history and the history of the village and to make the records available to the general public. We also have a programme of visiting speakers and occasional visits.
Our Family History Society is the primary genealogical group for all of northern Warwickshire - based on the old "shire" county boundary. The Society encourages all with links to the area to join - whether distant or locally based. Help desks are run in several local libraries and online where we particularly try to assist members living out of the area. There is always time for informal help at regular meetings during refreshment breaks.
The museum tells the story of the County infantry Regiment from its origins in 1674 to the Fusiliers of today. There is something for everybody at the museum. Try on uniforms - a great photo opportunity; have a go at the quizzes on the touchscreen; discover how soldiers see at night; hear about D-Day and Gallipoli.
We are a small group based on the town of Rugby, Warwickshire. Our aim is to encourage and aid the study of Family History, which extends to conducting research relating to Rugby and surrounding areas for members resident outside the district.
This group exists to advance the education of the public on the history of the village and people of Ryton-on-Dunsmore in Warwickshire, to promote research for the public benefit in all aspects of that subject, to publish useful results and put on exhibitions for the benefit of the public.
A website for those who are interested in canal and river boatmen. Uses newspaper articles to detail the lives and work of canal boatmen, and aims to help those trying to trace their canal ancestors.
The history society collects and researches the history of our village; we provide regular meetings with speakers and outings on historical topics.
Family history social and support group which meets at Trinity Catholic School on one Tuesday evening a month from 7pm until 9pm, term time only.
The project will serve as a permanent resource for schools, university projects, social historians and local people to understand better the sacrifices made in Word War One by a relatively small county town.
The office collects, preserves and makes available the historic records of Warwickshire and its people. We have records dating from the 12th century onwards and our collections cover a wide variety of historical documents, from old title deeds to recent baptism registers.
Warwickshire Library and Information Service offers library services to anyone living or working in Warwickshire. Membership is free. Services include access to a wide range of fiction and non-fiction material for all ages in large print and audio. Books in languages other than English are available along with e-books and e-audio books. Books can be ordered and renewed on-line, 24 hours a day.
We meet 4 times a year, January, April, July & October on the 4th Wednesday at 7:30 in Wellesbourne Village Hall. We have a guest speaker at each meeting. We also carry out some local research and have produced a number of publications