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A complete guide of all local history groups for the County of Cambridgeshire, their websites, addresses, and usual activities. There are several active groups that specialize in local and family history for the Cambridgeshire area. They carry out research, publish newsletters and journals, and mount exhibitions and illustrated talks.

Cambridgeshire Local History Groups

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Abington History Group
Abington Institute (Village Hall). 66 High Street, Great Abington, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB21 6AB UK
Telephone: 01223 893352
Email: jennifer@hirsh.com
Website: Abington History Group

Archaeology Cambridgeshire East
Soham Library. 7 Clay St, Soham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 5HJ UK
Email: museum@soham.org.uk
Website: Archaeology Cambridgeshire East

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Barnwell and Fen Ditton Local History Society
Abbey Meadows Community Wing. Galfrid Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB5 8ND UK
Email: johnmoyle@yahoo.co.uk
Website: Barnwell and Fen Ditton Local History Society

Barrington Society
Village Hall. 55 High St, Barrington, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB22 7QX UK
Email: pennyclark8@btinternet.com
Website: Barrington Society

Burwell History Society
Burwell Village College, Small Hall. The Causeway, Burwell, Cambridgeshire CB25 0DU UK
Telephone: 01638 741713
Email: judy@iceni.idps.co.uk

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Caldecote Local History Group
Website: Caldecote Local History Group

Cambridge Antiquarian Society
Law Faculty building. 10 West Rd, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9DZ UK
Email: secretary@camantsoc.org
Website: https://www.camantsoc.org/

Cambridge Archaeology Field Group
McDonald Institute seminar room. Division of Archaeology
Downing Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 3ER UK
Email: info@cafg.net
Website: Cambridge Archaeology Field Group

Cambridge England Family History Centre
Website: https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Cambridge_England_Family_History_Centre

Cambridge Industrial Archaeology Society
Friends’ Meeting House. Jesus Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB5 8BA UK
Telephone: 01763 261915
Email: stevehipkin@live.com
Website: Cambridge Industrial Archaeology Society

Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society
Latimer Room. Clare College, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 1TL UK
Email: DerekPalgrave@btinternet.com
Website: Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society

Cambridgeshire Association for Local History
St John’s Hall. 11 Blinco Grove, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 7TP UK
Email: CambsAssociation4LocalHistory@gmail.com
Website: Cambridgeshire Association for Local History

Cambridgeshire Family History Society
Cambridge Central Library. 7 Lion Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 3QD UK
Telephone: 01223 853273
Email: secretary@cfhs.org.uk
Website: Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Cambridgeshire Record Society
Prioresses’ Room. Jesus College, Jesus Ln, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB5 8BL UK
Telephone: 01223 330476
Email: info@cambsrecordsociety.co.uk
Website: Cambridgeshire Record Society

CamDig
No. 37 Lawrence Way Community Centre. Campkin Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB4 2PR UK
Email: camdiggers@gmail.com

Cherry Hinton Local History Society
St Andrew’s Church Center. Coldhams Lane, Cherry Hinton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3JS UK
Telephone: 01223 241559
Email: michelle.bullivant@talk21.com
Website: Cherry Hinton Local History Society

Chesterton Local History Group
St Andrews Hall – Chesterton. 97 St Andrews Road, Chesterton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB4 1DH UK
Telephone: 01223 424160
Email: chestertonlocalhistorygroup@yahoo.co.uk
Website: Chesterton Local History Group

Cottenham Village Society
Cottenham All Saints Church Hall. High Street, Cottenham, Cambridgeshire CB24 8SA UK
Email: cottvillsoc@gmail.com
Website: Cottenham Village Society

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Eltisley History Society
Cade Pavilion. Village Green. Eltisley. Saint Neots, Cambridgeshire PE19 6TG UK
Email: secretary@eltisleyhistorysociety.org.uk
Website: Eltisley History Society

Ely & District Archaeological Society
New Room. Ely Methodist Church, 13-15 Chapel Street, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 1AD UK
Email: enquiries@elyarchaeology.org.uk
Website: Ely & District Archaeological Society

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Fenland Family History Society
St Peter’s Church Hall. Church Terrace, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire PE13 1HP UK
Email: secretary@fenlandfhs.org.uk
Website: Fenland Family History Society

Fenland Archaeological Society
Mendi’s Restaurant. 22-23 Old Market. Wisbech, Cambridgeshire PE13 1NB UK
Website: Fenland Archaeological Society

Foxearth & District Local History Society
Foxearth Village Hall. School Ln, Foxearth, Sudbury, Essex CO10 7JE UK
Website: Foxearth & District Local History Society

Fen Edge Archaeology Group
Tony Cooper Suite. Cottenham Village College, High St
Cottenham, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB24 8UA UK
Email: feaginfo@gmail.com
Website: Fen Edge Archaeology Group

Fulbourn Village History Society
Fulbourn Centre. 31 Home End, Fulbourn, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB21 5BS UK
Telephone:01223 570887
Email: info@fulbournhistory.org.uk
Website: Fulbourn Village History Society

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Gamlingay & District History Society
Gamlingay Village College. Station Road, Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire SG19 3HD UK
Telephone: 01767 652899
Email: peterw01@btinternet.com
Website: Gamlingay & District History Society

Guilden Morden Local History Group
Guilden Morden Congregational Chapel. Pound Green, Guilden Morden, Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 0JZ UK
Telephone: 01763 853845
Email: gmlhgr1@​gmail.​com
Website: Guilden Morden Local History Group

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Hardwick Local History Group
Portacabin behind St Mary’s Church. Main Street, Hardwick, Cambridgeshire CB23 7QT UK
Email: hardwickhis@gmail.com
Website: Hardwick Local History Group

The Hundred Parishes Society
Email: hundredparishes@btinternet.com
Website: The Hundred Parishes Society

Haslingfield Village Society
Haslingfield Village Hall. High Street and New Road, Haslingfield, Cambridgeshire CB23 1JP UK
Website: Haslingfield Village Society

Histon and Impington Archaeology Group
Histon Baptist Church. 2 Poplar Rd, Histon, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB24 9LN UK
Email: hisimp.archaeology.group@gmail.com
Website: Histon and Impington Archaeology Group

Histon and Impington Village Society
Brackenbury Room. Impington Village College, New Rd
Impington, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB24 9LX UK
Telephone: 01223 232744
Email: village.society@hotmail.co.uk
Website: Histon and Impington Village Society

Houghton & Wyton Local History Society
Email: info@hwlhs.org.uk
Website: Houghton & Wyton Local History Society

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Isleham Society
The Beeches Community Centre. The Beeches, 32 Mill Street, Isleham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 5RY UK
Telephone: 01638 780734
Email: gjpreece@aol.com
Website: Isleham Society

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Jigsaw Cambridgeshire
Jigsaw Cambridgeshire, Oxford Archaeology East. 15 Trafalgar Way. Bar Hill, Cambridgeshire CB23 8SQ UK
Telephone: 01223 850500
Email: info@jigsawcambs.org
Website: Jigsaw Cambridgeshire

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Kimbolton Local History Society
State Rooms. Kimbolton Castle, Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire PE28 0EA UK
Email: ncb@kimbolton.cambs.sch.uk
Website: Kimbolton Local History Society

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Landbeach Society
Landbeach Village Hall. 1 The Green, Landbeach, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB25 9ED UK
Telephone: 01223 441769
Email: MSteane@msteane.freeserve.co.uk
Website: Landbeach Society

Linton and District Historical Society
Linton Village Hall. Coles Lane, Linton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB21 4JS UK
Email: garthcollard@btinternet.com
Website: Linton and District Historical Society

The Littleport Society
Village Hall. Victoria Street, Littleport, Cambridgeshire CB6 1LX UK
Email: vermuyden@gmail.com
Website: The Littleport Society

Longstanton & District Heritage Society
Village Institute. 24 High Street, Longstanton, Cambridgeshire CB24 3BS UK
Email: ldhs@hotmail.co.uk
Website: Longstanton & District Heritage Society

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Madingley History Group
Madingley Village Hall. 19 High St, Madingley, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AB UK
Telephone: 01954 212593
Email: suebaldwin1000@gmail.com
Website: Madingley History Group

March And District Museum Society
March and District Museum. High Street, March, Cambridgeshire PE15 9JJ UK
Telephone: 01733 208550
Email: info@marchmuseum.co.uk
Website: March And District Museum Society

The March Society
March Library. City Rd, March, Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire PE15 9LT UK
Email: info@themarchsociety.org.uk
Website: The March Society

Melbourn History Group
The Parish Office. Melbourn HUB, 30 High Street, Melbourn, Cambridgeshire SG8 6DZ UK
Telephone: 01763 261144
Email: simmonett@​ntlworld.​com
Website: Melbourn History Group

Meldreth Local History Group
Community Access Point. Sheltered Housing Centre, Elin Way, Meldreth, Royston, Cambridgeshire SG8 6LX UK
Telephone: 01763 260129
Email: info@meldrethhistory.org.uk

Mill Road History Society
Ross Street Community Centre. Ross Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3UZ UK
Email: admin@millroadhistory.org.uk
Website: Mill Road History Society

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Oakington and Westwick History Society
St Andrews Church Hall. 33 Water Lane, High Street, Oakington, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB24 3AG UK
Telephone: 01223 232614
Website: Oakington and Westwick History Society

Orwell Local History Society
Telephone: 01223 207328
Email: info@orwellshistory.org.uk
Website: Orwell Local History Society

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Peterborough & District Family History Society
Salvation Army Citadel. 1203 Bourges Blvd., Peterborough, Northamptonshire PE1 2AU UK
Telephone: 01733 203151
Email: secretarypdfhs@gmail.com
Website: Peterborough & District Family History Society

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Royston & District Local History Society
Royston Town Hall. Melbourn Street, Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 7DA UK
Email: enquiries@roystonlocalhistory.org.uk
Website: Royston & District Local History Society

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Sawston Village History Society
Chapelfield Way Community Centre. Link Road, Sawston, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB22 3GB UK
Email: webmaster@sawstonhistory.org.uk
Website: Sawston Village History Society

Stapleford History Society
Stapleford Pavilion. 69 Gog Magog Way, Stapleford, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB22 5BQ UK
Email: history@staplefordvillage.org.uk
Website: Stapleford History Society

Swavesey & District History Society
The Global Environment Centre. Swavesey Village College, Gibraltar Lane, Swavesey, Cambridgeshire CB24 4RS UK
Telephone: 01954 230037
Email: carolyn.redmayne@ntlworld.com
Website: Swavesey & District History Society

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Thorney Society
St. Mark’s Church Hall. 82 Lincoln Rd, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE1 2SN UK
Telephone: 01733 270908
Website: Thorney Society

Thriplow Society
Thriplow Village Hall. Middle Street, Thriplow, Cambridgeshire SG8 7RD UK
Email: shirley.wittering@thriplow.org.uk
Website: Thriplow Society

Toft Historical Society
Toft Historical Society c/o The Toft Shop. 6 High Street, Toft, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB23 2RL UK
Email: contact@tofthistory.org
Website: Toft Historical Society

Trumpington Local History Group
Trumpington Village Hall. 71 High St, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 9HZ UK
Email: admin@trumpingtonlocalhistorygroup.org
Website: Trumpington Local History Group

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Wesley Historical Society – East Anglia
Swanton Abbott Wesleyan Reform Church. 3 The St, Swanton Abbott, Norwich, Norfolk NR10 5DU UK
Telephone: 01603 423535
Website: Wesley Historical Society – East Anglia

Waterbeach Village Society
33 Bannold Rd. Waterbeach, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB25 9LQ UK
Telephone: 01223 861586
Email: waterbeach.v.s@mac.com

West Wickham & District Local History Club
West Wickham Village Hall. High Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 4SB UK
Telephone: 01223 290863
Email: jmmorris@jmmorris.plus.com
Website: West Wickham & District Local History Club

Whittlesford Society
Email: whitsocinfo@tesco.net
Website: Whittlesford Society

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