This section lists county associations from Somerset to Staffordshire providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
Bristol and Avon FHS:
Somerset and Dorset FHS:
PO Box 4502
Somerset and Dorset Family History Society is run by volunteers and helps people who wish to conduct research into their ancestors, especially in Somerset and Dorset.
Weston-Super-Mare and District FHS:
The Secretary for WsMFHS
125 Totterdown Road
Weston Super Mare
Founded in 1984, Weston Super Mare Family History Society was formed by class students and now has over 200 members.
The association aims to promote and encourage interest in genealogy, specifically in the Weston-Super-Mare area.Website:
Audley and District FHS:
Mrs Christine Huxley
7 Hadrian Way
Audley Family History Society was founded in 1986.
It covers the ancient ecclesiastical parish of Audley, which includes Audley Township, Bignall End, Halmer End, Knowle End, Park End, Eardley End and Talke.
The ancient parishes of Barthomley and Church Lawton in Cheshire and Wolstanton, Keele, Madeley and Betley in Staffordshire help to make up the adjoining area.
Their aim is to make records available that relate to Audley and its surrounding area. They also hold research meetings every month, which non members are able to attend for a small fee.Website:
Biddulph and District Genealogy and Historical Society:
The aim of Biddulph and District Genealogy and Historical Society is to promote genealogical research, especially in the Biddulph area.
Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry:
Burntwood FH Group:
Mrs Jennifer Lee
8 Peakes Road
Founded in 1986, Burntwood Family History Group was formed by a small group of people who were interested in genealogical research.
Walsall Family History Group:
Mrs P Stacey
183 Whetstone Lane
The group was formed in 1981 and is based in Walsall in the West Midlands, but members of the group still refer to the old county name of Staffordshire when they discuss genealogy.Website: