This section lists county associations of Suffolk providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
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.
The Society has a Research Centre, situated in Leiston.
Old Council Room
Leiston Council Offices
Old Post Office Square
A range of reference material is available covering Suffolk and other counties, which include:
You are asked to make an appointment before visiting the Centre.
Numerous databases and indexes are accessible on their site, which include:
Some old maps of Suffolk are accessible on their site, which include:
Some church record transcriptions have been compiled by members of the Society, which include:
The 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.
Felixstowe FHS covers the following parishes:
Some articles originally published in their magazine Roots and Branches are accessible on their site, which include:
Many publications are sold by the Society, which include:
A list of surnames currently being researched by members is on the site.
The Society was formed in Lowestoft in 1975, its aims being to encourage and promote the study of genealogy, especially in the area.
The Society has many branches, including:
Bury St. Edmunds
Bury St. Edmunds
A short history of Bury is available, along with blog posts regarding talks given to the Society and group trips.
5 Hadrian Close
Old Independent Church Hall
19 Hamlet Road
Mrs Jenny Rawlinson
10 Carlford Court
112 Parliament Road
The Pioneer Hall
East of England Co-op Education Centre
11 Fore Street
A car park is available behind The Pioneer Hall, the entrance to this car park being on Waterworks Street (IP4 1JG).
Details about Ipswich are available on the site.
United Reformed Church
London Road North
Car parking is available at the venue, and the building is fully accessible.
Hall Street (opposite the Bull Hotel)
Mrs Joan F. Horton
26 The Crescent
Many publications are available for sale, which include:
For a fee, the Society is prepared to search in their baptisms, marriages, burials and monumental inscriptions indexes for instances of a specific name.