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