Other local history societies
Nearby local history societies include:
• Coxhoe Local History Group – see website: www.coxhoehistory.org/index.html
• Cassop History Society – see website: www.cassop-history-society.com/
• Shincliffe Local History Society
• Croxdale Local History Society
• Wheatley Hill Local History Club
County Durham History & Heritage Forum
The County Durham History & Heritage Forum aims to “promote and facilitate member organisations in celebrating, researching and raising awareness of the history and heritage of County Durham, and to provide an avenue for communicating and sharing of information between members and the wider community thus creating an opportunity for learning through skills and knowledge”. It includes a large number or local history societies and related groups and organisations.
See website: www.durhamweb.org.uk/historyforum/
County Durham Local History Society
County Durham LHS was formed in 1964 to encourage and promote interest in the study of the history of County Durham. It is a registered charity (no. 235597). The work of the Society particularly focuses on recent centuries when County Durham was playing a major part in the economic and industrial growth of Britain, and also making its individual contribution to the industrial, social, religious and political development of our country. The Society arranges talks open free to non-members, attends events promoting local history, issues a range of publications and maintains this website.
See website: www.durhamweb.org.uk/dclhs/index.html