Member Organisations

The Scottish Local History Forum is an umbrella group for a wide variety of organisations involved in local history in Scotland. Member organisations come from all parts of Scotland as well as overseas and include historical groups and societies, and heritage organisations such as libraries, archives and museums, including (but not limited to) those listed below.

If your organisation is a member and is not listed here, please submit or update your details.

Please note that this does not create a listing in the SLH Directory which is open to member and non-member organisations holding Scottish local history resources. You can add your Organisation to the Directory here: Create Directory Organisation

You can also publicise your Organisation's events.

If your organisation is not a member, do please consider joining the Forum.

Member Organisationsort descending Location
Aberdeen & North East Scotland Family History Society Aberdeen
Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives Aberdeen
Aberdeen City Local Studies Service Aberdeen
Aberdeenshire Libraries Local Studies Oldmeldrum
Abertay Historical Society Dundee
Appin Historical Society Port Appin
Association of Certificated Field Archaeologists GREENOCK
Auchterarder & District Local History Association Auchterarder
Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society Ayr
Ayrshire Federation of Historical Societies Ayr
Ayton Local History Society Ayton
Baldernock Local History Group Baldernock
Balfron Heritage Group Balfron
Banffshire Field Club Keith
Barrhead & Neilston Historical Association Neilston
Bothwell Historical Society Bothwell
Breadalbane Heritage Society Aberfeldy
Broughton History Society Edinburgh
Carmyllie Heritage Society Arbroath
Carrick History Society Maybole
Centre for Archive & Information Studies - University of Dundee Dundee
Clackmannanshire Field Studies Society Alloa
Clydebank Local History Society Clydebank
Colinton Local History Society Edinburgh
Corstorphine Trust Edinburgh
Cramond Heritage Trust Edinburgh
Cromar History Group Tarland
Croy Historical Society Glasgow
Culture Perth & Kinross - Local & Family History Perth
Cumbernauld Historical Society Cumbernauld
Cumnock History Group Cumnock
Cupar Heritage Centre Cupar
Cupar Library Cupar
Currie & District Local History Society Currie
Dalkeith History Society Dalkeith
Dollar History Society Dollar
Drymen & District Local History Society Drymen, Near Glasgow
Dunfermline Historical Society Dunfermline
East Dunbartonshire Archives (EDLC) Kirkintilloch
East Dunbartonshire Heritage & History Forum Kirkintilloch
East Lothian Antiquarian & Field Naturalists' Society East Lothian
East Renfrewshire Heritage Service Giffnock
Elie & Earlsferry History Society Elie
Fala, Soutra & District History and Heritage Society Pathhead
Falkirk Made Friends Airth
Fife Cultural Trust Dunfermline
Forth and Clyde Canal Society Kirkintilloch
Friends of Dundee City Archives Dundee
Friends of Thomas Muir Glasgow
Gartmore Heritage Society Gartmore
Gullane and Dirleton History Society Gullane and Dirleton
Hawick Archaeological Society Hawick
Hawick Reivers Association Hawick
Highland Archive Service Highland
Inveraray and District History Society Inveraray
Kilmarnock & District History Group Kilmarnock
Kinross-shire Historical Society Kinross
Kirkcudbright History Society Kirkcudbright
Kirkintilloch and District Society of Antiquaries Kirkintilloch
Langside Community Heritage Glasgow
Lennox Heritage Society Renton
Library of Innerpeffray Crieff
Loch Ard Local History Group Kinlochard
Mearns History Group Newton Mearns
Melrose Historical and Archaeological Association Melrose
Milngavie and Bearsden Historical Society Bearsden
Morningside Heritage Association Edinburgh
Moulin & Pitlochry History Circle Moulin
National Library of Scotland Edinburgh
National Museums Scotland Library Edinburgh
National Records of Scotland Edinburgh
North Kessock & District Local History Society North Kessock
Northlight Heritage Glasgow
Old Edinburgh Club Edinburgh
Prestoungrange Arts Festival PRESTONPANS
Queensferry History Group Edinburgh
R W Thomson Memorial Fellowship Stonehaven
Renfrewshire Heritage Centre Paisley
Renfrewshire Local History Forum Paisley
SCHR , Scottish Church Heritage Research CUPAR
Scottish Association of Family History Societies See website to contact
Scottish Church Heritage Research Cupar
Scottish Council On Archives Edinburgh
Scottish Genealogy Society Edinburgh
Scottish Historic Buildings Trust Edinburgh
Scottish Pottery Society Scotland
Scottish Printing Archival Trust Edinburgh
South Lanarkshire Libraries - Clydesdale Lanark
Stirling Local History Society Stirling
Strachur & District Local History Society Strachur
The 1745 Association Lochearnhead
The Falkland Society Falkland
The Friends of Kinneil BO'NESS
The Gellet Society Charlestown
The Glasgow & West of Scotland Family History Society Glasgow
The Grantown Society Grantown-On-Spey
Torrance Heritage and History Group Torrance
Tweeddale Society Peebles
University of Aberdeen Museums & Special Collections Aberdeen
University of the West of Scotland, Special Collections Paisley
West Lothian History and Amenity Society West Lothian
West Lothian Local History Library Linlithgow
West Stormont Historical Society Murthly