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

Cornwall Local History Groups

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Bodmin Old Cornwall Society
Methodist Church. 74 Fore Street. Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 2HR UK
Telephone: 01208 872644/07833 222161
Email: honiley47@aol.com
Website: Bodmin Old Cornwall Society

Bude Stratton & District Old Cornwall Society
The Parkhouse Centre. Ergue-Gaberic Way. Bude, Cornwall EX23 8LD UK
Telephone: 01288 381842
Email: dreymer@btinternet.com
Website: Bude Stratton & District Old Cornwall Society

 

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Callington Old Cornwall Society
Callington Town Hall. New Road. Callington, Cornwall PL17 7BD UK
Telephone: 01579 370344
Email: keithandbarbarashaw@btinternet.com
Website: Callington Old Cornwall Society

Camborne Old Cornwall Society
Camborne Wesley Methodist Church. Chapel St. Camborne, Cornwall TR14 8EG UK
Telephone: 01209 714037
Email: secretary@oldcornwall.net
Website: Camborne Old Cornwall Society – Website #2: Camborne Old Cornwall Society

Camelford & District OCS
Camelford Hall. The Clease. Camelford, Cornwall PL32 9TH UK
Telephone: 01840 213558
Email: sue_letch@yahoo.co.uk
Website: Camelford & District OCS

Carnon Downs OCS
Carnon Downs Village Hall. Tregye Road. Carnon Downs, Cornwall TR3 6GH UK
Telephone: 01872 864611
Email: tasats@btinternet.com
Website: Carnon Downs OCS

Cornwall Archaeological Society
St Martins Church Hall. The Church Centre/Church St. Liskeard, Cornwall PL14 3AQ UK
Email: secretary@cornisharchaeology.org.uk
Website: Cornwall Archaeological Society

Cornwall Association of Local Historians
Kilbirnie Hotel. Narrowcliff. Newquay, Cornwall TR7 2RS UK
Telephone: 01503 272309
Email: carolevivian309@btinternet.compam.dodds@hotmail.co.uk
Website: Cornwall Association of Local Historians

Cornwall Family History Society
18 Lemon St. Truro, Cornwall TR1 2LS UK.
Telephone: 01872 264044
Email: secretary@cornwallfhs.com
Website: Cornwall Family History Society

 

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Federation of Old Cornwall Societies
Telephone: 01209 714037
Email: secretary@oldcornwall.net
Website: Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

 

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Goonhavern & District O C S
The Baytree Restaurant. Newquay Rd. Goonhavern, Cornwall TR4 9QQ UK
Telephone: 01872 572337
Email: johnjackett@talktalk.net
Website: Goonhavern & District O C S – Website #2: Goonhavern & District O C S

 

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Hayle Old Cornwall Society
Passmore Edwards Institute. 13-15 Hayle Terrace. Hayle, Cornwall TR27 4BU UK
Telephone: 01736 756793
Email: maria2@freeola.net
Website: Hayle Old Cornwall Society – Website #2: Hayle Old Cornwall Society

Helston Old Cornwall Society
Hens Horn Court. Cunnack Cl. Helston, Cornwall TR13 8YE UK
Telephone: 01326 574643
Email: elaineforeman01@tiscali.co.uk
Website: Helston Old Cornwall Society

 

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Kea Old Cornwall Society
Community Center. Old Coach Road. Playing Place
Truro, Cornwall TR3 6ET UK
Telephone: 01872 859954
Email: chrissie.allen@talktalk.net
Website: Kea Old Cornwall Society

 

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Launceston Old Cornwall Society
Royal British Legion Branch HQ. Edymead. Westgate Street
Launceston, Cornwall PL15 7AE UK
Telephone: 01566 774683
Email: robtremain@hotmail.co.uk
Website: Launceston Old Cornwall Society

Liskeard Old Cornwall Society
Long Room. Public Hall. 3-5 West Street. Liskeard, Cornwall PL14 6BW UK
Telephone: 01579 208912
Email: duncanpaulmatthews@hotmail.com
Website: Liskeard Old Cornwall Society

Looe Old Cornwall Society
St. Martin’s Church Hall. St Martin’s Road. East Looe, Cornwall PL13 1NX UK
Email: looeoldcornwallsociety@hotmail.com
Website: Looe Old Cornwall Society – Website #2: Looe Old Cornwall Society

Lostwithiel Old Cornwall Society
Church Rooms. Church Lane. Lostwithiel, Cornwall PL22 0BZ UK
Telephone: 01208 873504
Email: misterchipsisbig@icloud.com
Website: Lostwithiel Old Cornwall Society

 

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Madron Old Cornwall Society
Landithy Hall. Church Rd. Landithy. Madron. Penzance, Cornwall TR20 8SW UK
Telephone: 01736 711392
Email: rosevean2@btinternet.com
Website: Madron Old Cornwall Society

Mawnan Old Cornwall Society
Mawnan Memorial Hall. Sampys Hill. Mawnan Smith. Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 5EP UK
Telephone: 01326 250048
Email: eandg1@btconnect.com
Website: Mawnan Old Cornwall Society

Mousehole Old Cornwall Society
Mousehole Community Primary School. 3 Foxes Ln, Mousehole
Penzance, Cornwall TR19 6QQ UK
Telephone: 01736 731606
Email: bhanik@btinternet.com
Website: Mousehole Old Cornwall Society

Mullion Old Cornwall Society
Women’s Institute Hall. Nansmellyon Rd. Mullion. Helston, Cornwall TR12 7DQ UK
Telephone: 01326 240394
Email: colinroberts1@hotmail.com
Website: Mullion Old Cornwall Society

 

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Newquay Old Cornwall Society
Women’s Institute Hall. Crantock Street. Newquay, Cornwall TR7 1LB UK
Telephone: 01637 870611
Email: nocs.archive@gmail.comnewquay.oldcornwall@gmail.com
Website: Newquay Old Cornwall SocietyNewquay Old Cornwall Society

North Hill Local History Group
Berrio Brook. Berrio Bridge. North Hill. Launceston, Cornwall PL15 7NL UK
Telephone: 01566 782523
Email: northhillhistory@gmail.com
Website: North Hill Local History Group

 

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Padstow Old Cornwall Society
Social Club. The Lawns. Senders Hill. Padstow, Cornwall PL28 8DT UK
Telephone: 01841 532202
Email: hicksdaphne60@gmail.com
Website: Padstow Old Cornwall Society

Par Old Cornwall Society
The Gott Hall. 97 Par Green. Par, Cornwall PL24 2AG UK
Telephone: 01726 814286
Email: parocs@hotmail.co.uk
Website: Par Old Cornwall Society – Website #2: Par Old Cornwall Society

Penryn & Falmouth O C S
Arthenaeum Club. Penvale. Kimberley Place. Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 3QL UK
Telephone: 01326 317189
Email: ar.warner2@btinternet.com
Website: Penryn & Falmouth O C S

Pentewan Old Cornwall Society
Pentewan Village Hall. Glentowan Road. Pentewan Saint Austell, Cornwall PL26 6DB UK
Telephone: 01726 73110
Email: robertevanspentewan@hotmail.co.uk
Website: Pentewan Old Cornwall Society

Penwith Local History Group
Morrab Library. Morrab Gardens. Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4DA UK
Email: swalker804@btinternet.com
Website: Penwith Local History Group

Penzance Old Cornwall Society
Salvation Army Citadel. Queen Street. Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4BH UK
Telephone: 01736 363237
Email: jenniferpaling@talktalk.net
Website: Penzance Old Cornwall Society

Perranzabuloe O C S
Memorial Hall. Wheal Leisure. Perranporth, Cornwall TR6 0EY UK
Telephone: 01872 571894
Email: nicola.chapman1@btinternet.com
Website: Perranzabuloe O C S

Polperro Family History Society
Village Hall. The Coombes. Polperro. Looe, Cornwall PL13 2RH UK
Email: pfhs@polperro.org
Website: Polperro Family History Society

Porthleven Old Cornwall Society
The Public Hall. Wellington Road. Porthleven, Cornwall TR13 9HU UK
Telephone: 01872 863759
Email: beatricekerno@yahoo.co.uk
Website: Porthleven Old Cornwall Society

Probus Old Cornwall Society
Probus Village Hall. 1 Fore St. Probus. Truro, Cornwall TR2 4NB UK
Telephone: 01726 883699
Email: neil.staten@live.co.uk
Website: Probus Old Cornwall Society

 

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Redruth Old Cornwall Society
Wesley Memorial Hall. Wesley Street. Redruth, Cornwall TR15 2EG UK
Telephone: 01872 573632
Email: vanessamoyle@aol.com
Website: Redruth Old Cornwall Society

 

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St Agnes Old Cornwall Society
Methodist Church Hall. 30 British Rd. Saint Agnes, Cornwall TR5 0UA UK
Email: berylthomas45@hotmail.com
Website: St Agnes Old Cornwall Society

St Austell Old Cornwall Society
Baptist Church. Trinity Street. St. Austell, Cornwall PL25 5ET UK
Telephone: 01726 891119
Email: rockjones@tiscali.co.uk
Website: St Austell Old Cornwall Society

St Buryan Old Cornwall Society
St Buryan Village Hall. Lands End Rd. St Buryan. Penzance, Cornwall TR19 6ES UK
Telephone: 01736811153
Email: hurrassociates@gmail.com
Website: St Buryan Old Cornwall Society

St Columb Major O C S
Bowling Club. West St. St Columb Major. Saint Columb, Cornwall TR9 6RX UK
Telephone: 01637 880324
Website: St Columb Major O C S

St Denys & District O C S
Clay TAWC Centre. 1 Fore St. St Dennis. Saint Austell, Cornwall PL26 8AF UK
Telephone: 01726 822378
Email: j.fouracres@btinternet.com
Website: St Denys & District O C S

St Gerrans & Portscatho O C S
Gerrans Parish Memorial Hall. Gerrans Hill. Portscatho
Truro, Cornwall TR2 5EE UK
Telephone: 01872 580573
Email: arthur.coomb@btinternet.com
Website: St Gerrans & Portscatho O C S

St Goran Old Cornwall Society
Community Rooms. Bell Hill. Goran Haven, Cornwall PL26 6HR UK
Telephone: 01726 842873
Email: jenni.sweet66@btinternet.com
Website: St Goran Old Cornwall Society

St Ives Old Cornwall Society
St Ives Infant School. Trenwith Burrows. Saint Ives, Cornwall TR26 1DH UK
Telephone: 01736 794845
Email: thomasd18@sky.com
Website: St Ives Old Cornwall Society

St Just & Pendeen O C S
Age Concern Centre. 27 Fore Street. St Just. Penzance, Cornwall TR19 7LJ UK
Telephone: 01736 786140
Email: bdoubleu@sky.com
Website: St Just & Pendeen O C S

St Keverne Local History Society
St Keverne Church Hall. Lemon Street. St Keverne. Helston, Cornwall TR12 6NG UK
Telephone: 01326 280864
Email: karenrichards@fsmail.net
Website: St Keverne Local History Society

Saltash Old Cornwall Society
St Nicholas Church Room. Station Rd. Saltash, Cornwall PL12 6AN UK
Telephone: 01752 842404
Email: petmarg@talktalk.net
Website: Saltash Old Cornwall Society

 

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Torpoint Old Cornwall Society
The Torpoint Council Chambers. 1-3 Buller Rd. Torpoint, Cornwall PL11 2LD UK
Telephone: 01752 813044
Email: leadvilleianparsons@yahoo.co.uk
Website: Torpoint Old Cornwall Society

Truro Old Cornwall Society
Quaker Meeting House. Paul’s Terrace. Truro, Cornwall TR1 1HD UK
Telephone: 01872 242464
Email: bertbiscoe@btinternet.com
Website: Truro Old Cornwall Society

 

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Wadebridge Old Cornwall Society
The Town Hall (Main Hall). The Platt. Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AQ UK
Telephone: 01208 816307
Website: Wadebridge Old Cornwall Society

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