This section lists county associations from Lancashire to Lincolnshire providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
Ormskirk and District FHS:
27 Bath Springs
The area covered by Ormskirk and District Family History Society includes Aughton, Bickerstaffe, Burscough, Downholland, Halsall, Hesketh with Becconsall, Lathom, Lydiate, Maghull, Melling, Ormskirk, Rufford, Scarisbrick, Simonswood, Skelmersdale and Tarleton. Most of the places were originally named by the Vikings.
St Helens Townships FHS:
Mrs Pauline Hurst
c/o St Helens Townships Family History Society
6 Gainford Close
The association is based in St Helens, Merseyside and is an independent group of researchers and transcribers.
Their aim is to research their genealogy and also to help others who want to research theirs.
They have a great deal of knowledge about national and local resources which will help you in your research. They also deposit books, transcripts, CDs, microfilms and microfiches in the Local History and Archive Library based in the Central Library.
Wigan Family and Local History Society:
Mr P Spencer
The main aim of the association is to encourage and promote genealogical research.
Leicestershire and Rutland FHS:
Mrs Joan Rowbottom
37 Cyril Street
Leicestershire and Rutland Family History Society was founded in 1974 and has almost 3000 members. It offers a wide range of activities and services which can help to assist people researching their genealogy.
Isle of Axholme FHS:
Mrs Norma Neill
c/o Isle of Axholme Family History Society
The association aims to help people researching their genealogy, specifically in the area of the Isle of Axholme.
In the North-Western corner of the old county of Lincolnshire, separated from the rest of the county by the River Trent, the Isle of Axholme covers an area of approximately 80 square miles.
The River Trent is its eastern boundary, and the Old River Don separates the Isle of Axholme from Yorkshire to the north and to the west. River Idle forms its border with Nottinghamshire.
Mrs Ann Lillywhite
Lincolnshire Family History Society was founded in 1990 and covers Holland, Kesteven and Lindsey, which are the three parts of the historic county of Lincolnshire. It now has over 3500 members Worldwide.
Peterborough and District FHS: