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UK and Ireland: Societies
GENUKI's listing, organised by geographical area, giving details of Family History Societies, and of various other societies that are also concerned with UK & Irish genealogy and family history and associated interests, with contact addresses and links to the societies' own web pages.
The Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives - "The Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives (AGRA) was founded to maintain and promote high standards of professional conduct in the field of genealogy and the reporting of historical research. . . The Members List contains the names of all members and gives details of those who are available to accept commissions."
Family & Community Historical Research Society - scope: "research topics such as Victorian social history, migration, Victorian social classes & history, local history projects, research projects for pre - Victorian England, plus many more aspects of UK 18th, 19th & 20th century family & community history research."
GENfair is a commercial organisation which offers online sales of genealogical services and publications. Some Family History Societies in the United Kingdom use GENfair for their online publications sales and membership applications/renewals.
The British Association for Local History seeks to promote interest local history. The association's publications include The Local Historian - a searchable database of items from this publication is planned.
The Knights of St Columba "are an Order of Catholic Laymen dedicated to the Service of the Church and fellow man. The Organisation, which is non-political and essentially democratic, exists to support the mission of the Catholic Church and at the same time to work for the spiritual and material good of its members and their families."
The Huguenot Society of Great Britain & Ireland was founded in 1885 "by directors of the The French Hospital [founded in 1718] to promote the publication and interchange of Knowledge about Huguenots and to form a bond of fellowship of those who, whether or not of Huguenot descent, respect and admire The Huguenots and seek to perpetuate their memory.
The Catholic Archive Society is "a voluntary organisation founded in 1979 to promote the care of the archives of the Roman Catholic Church in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland".