The Devon Family History Society publishes a quarterly journal, "The Devon Family Historian", and provides several index search services and a library for the use of members. About 1500 of its members are listed in the "Members Interests" booklet published by the Society. There is a DFHS Facebook page.
The Devonshire Association was "founded in 1862 with objectives to further the study of science, literature and the arts in relation to the county of Devon", and publishes its Transactions annually. Abstracts of articles in Vol 131 (1999) onwards are available online, and there is a searchable index covering the period 1862-2010. Many copies of the Transactions are now available online in the Internet Archive - see listing.
Index to the Report of the First Meeting of the Devonshire Association (Exeter 1862), provided by Michael Steer.
The Devon & Cornwall Record Society publishes local records and promotes local historical studies and genealogical research.
The Devon History Society - the web site provides details of the Society's publications, including an index to all the issues of its journal Devon Historian.
The Friends of Devon's Archives is a society that supports the preservation of historical records in Devon. It provides financial support for the acquisition of Devon documents, arranges a programme of lectures, visits and volunteer projects and liaises closely with the local record offices in Devon.
South West Maritime History Society - web site (archived copy).
The Stover Canal Society web-site. (This provides details of the history, and photographs, of the Stover Canal, which ran from Ventiford to Teignmouth.) Local History Magazine's list of Local Hisory Societies in Devon.
Ball Clay Heritage Society - which aims to "further understanding of the history and heritage of clay production, transport and use, particularly in Devon and Dorset."
Listing of Devonshire Masonic Lodges, with links to each lodge's web pages.
Belerby, Rachel. Spotlight on . . . Devon Family History Society. Family Tree, vol. 32, no. 9 (2016( pp. 28-29.
Christie, Peter. Clubs and Societies in Nineteenth Century North Devon, Devon Family Historian, vol. 117, (Feb 2006) pp.11-17.
Lane, Stanley H.N. Jordan Lodge No. 1402, Torquay, 1872 to 1922: A Record of the first Fifty Years of the Lodge, together with a complete List of members and other Statistical Information, Torquay, (1923) 124 + 4 pp.
Quinn, Gerald F. The Devon and Cornwall Record Society - The Devon Family History Society, Devon Family Historian, vol. 139, (2011) pp.7-8.
Shawyer, John W. Sociamur amore Devoniæ. The London Devonian Year Book. London: The London Devonian Association (1910) illus. pp. 20-25. [Index]