This section lists county associations from Cornwall to Derbyshire providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
18 Lemon Street
Cornwall Family History Society was founded in 1976 and its aim is to encourage Cornish Genealogical Research. They publish a quarterly journal and have transcribed and indexed over 5 million records. They have a library which is based in Truro.Website:
Founded in 2002, the Society now has over 250 members. The members have done a lot of research into the former families of Polperro, and anyone with Polperro ancestry is welcome to apply for membership.
c/o Cumbria FHS
13 Hall Moor Court
The Society was founded in 1976 and aims to help people who have an interest in researching their genealogy.
They cover the current county of Cumbria, which is all of the pre-1974 counties of Cumberland and Westmorland.
It also covers parts of Lancashire that are north of Morecambe Bay (North Lonsdale) and the West Riding parish of Sedbergh.
They have a library which is based in Carlisle Record Office. A catalogue of resources at the library is available on their site.Website:
Chesterfield and District FHS:
64 Birkin Lane
The Society was formed in 1989. It covers the area of North East Derbyshire formerly known as the Scarsdale Hundred.Website:
Bridge Chapel House
St Mary's Bridge
To contact them, please use the Contact Form on their website.
Derbyshire Family History Society has been running for over 25 years and aims to bring together those people who are researching their genealogy in the county.Website: