This section lists county associations from Suffolk to Sussex providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
Alde Valley FHG:
Park Farm House
Leiston Community Centre
King's George Avenue
Alde Valley FHG aims to promote the study of genealogy, especially in East Suffolk. It can also help you if you are searching for your ancestors in the area but live outside the county.
62 Falkenham Road
Felixstowe Family History Society was formed in 1986 and aims to encourage the study of genealogy. It also aims to help you conduct research, especially if you have ancestors and relatives from the area around Felixstowe.
The parishes of Felixstowe, Trimley St Mary, Trimley St Martin, Walton, Kirton, Falkenham, Bucklesham, Brightwell, Nacton, Levington, Waldringfield, Hemley, Newbourne and Martlesham are covered by the association.
Mr K Finch
65 Churchill Avenue
Founded in Lowestoft in 1975, Suffolk Family History Society aims to encourage and promote the study of genealogical research, especially in the area.
East Surrey FHS:
7 Beaconsfield Road
Founded in 1977, East Surrey Family History Society covers the ancient county of Surrey, including the Greater London Boroughs of Croydon, Kingston, Lambeth, Merton, Richmond, Southwark, Sutton and Wandsworth.
West Surrey FHS:
Mrs Louise Maidens
West Surrey Family History Society covers the ancient county of Surrey, which includes the parishes which are now part of Greater London.
Eastbourne and District FHS:
Mr John Crane
8 Park Lane
Formed in 1986, the association has over 400 members. The aim of the group is to promote and encourage the study of genealogy and to preserve archival material.
The association covers 'Eastbourne District'. The parishes of Alciston, Alfriston, Arlington, Berwick, Bishopstone, Chalvington, Chiddingly, Dallington, East Blatchington, East Dean, East Hoathly, Eastbourne, Folkington, Friston, Glynde, Hailsham, Heathfield, Hellingly, Herstmonceux, Hooe, Jevington, Laughton, Litlington, Lullington, Ninfield, Pevensey, Ringmer, Ripe, Seaford, Selmeston, Warbleton, Wartling, Westdean, West Firle, Westham, Willingdon and Wilmington are covered by the association.
Hastings and Rother FHS:
Mrs Linda Smith
c/o Hastings and Rother Family History Society
355 Bexhill Road
Old London Road
The association was formed in 1986 and has members worldwide. The area covered is known as 1066 country because of its connection to the Battle of Hastings, fought in 1066.
They also have a research room called The Tomlin Room at the Ore Centre. The room is named after the late president and founder member Stan Tomlin.
Sussex FH Group:
Mrs Angela Horton
Founded in 1972, the Sussex Family History Group has approximately 4000 members Worldwide. It has seven meeting centres around the county which are in Brighton and Hove, Crawley, Bognor Regis and West Meads, Horsham, Uckfield, Worthing and Chichester.
Tunbridge Wells FHS:-