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