Bedfordshire Local History Association

Member Societies

Societies that have joined the BLHA are shown below.

Member SocietiesContact DetailsWebsiteEvents Programme
Ampthill & District Archaeological
& Local History Society
Clive Makin
32 Grange Road, Barton Le Clay, Beds, MK45 4RE
01582 655785
secretary@adalhs.org.uk
ADALHSProgramme
Ampthill & District Preservation SocietyJohn Boothby
4 Brinsmade Road, Ampthill, Bedford, MK45 2PP
01525 402262
anthonyboothby@o2.co.uk
Ampthill History Forumforum@ampthillhistory.co.ukAmpthill History Forum
The Higgins BedfordCastle Lane
Bedford
MK40 3XD
01234 718618
lydia.saul@bedford.gov.uk
The Higgins
Bedford Architectural, Archaeological & Local History SocietySylvia Woods
7 Lely Close, Bedford MK41 7LS
Tel. 01234 365095
BAALHSProgramme
Bedfordshire Family History SocietyBFHS
PO Box 214, Bedford, MK42 9RX
bfhs@bfhs.org.uk
BFHSProgramme
Bedfordshire Historical Record SocietyMargaret Evans
46 Haylands Way
Bedford
MK41 9BU
bhrs@bedfordshirehrs.org.uk
BHRS
Bedfordshire LibrariesBedfordshire Libraries
Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service
Riverside Building, Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, Beds, MK42 9AP
01234 288833
archive@bedford.gov.uk
Bedfordshire Archives and Records Service
Biggleswade History SocietyStephanie Smith, 29 Jowitt Avenue, Kempston, Bedford,
MK42 8NW,
01234 853042, stephanie.smith29@outlook.com
Bigglewade History SocietyProgramme
Caddington Local History GroupJane Payton, Secretary
36 Ledwell Road, Caddington, Beds, LU1 4JJ
01582 419587 ledwell36@hotmail.com
CaddhistProgramme
Carlton & Chellington Historical SocietyJune Wood
4 Pavenham Road, Carlton, Bedford, MK43 7LS
01234 720689
Carlton & ChellingtonProgramme
Clapham Historical SocietyMrs Mollie Foster, Chairman, Narly Oak,
The Baulk, Green Lane, Clapham, Bedford, MK41 6AA
01234 350353 mollie@narlyoaklodge.com
Programme
Colmworth & Neighbours History SocietyDave Jarrett,
3 Collingwood Road, Eaton Socon, St Neots PE19 8JQ
01480 216065
secretary@colmworthhistory.org.uk
Colmworth HistoryProgramme
Dunstable & District Local History SocietyMrs Joan Curran
johnrbuckledee@hotmail.com
01525 221963 or 01582 703107
Dunstable HistoryProgramme
Dunstable Historic & Heritage Studies
Friends of Luton MuseumsBob Barker
01582 882452
bobandmoyra@tiscali.co.uk
Friends of Luton Museums
Harlington Heritage TrustJohn Thurston
2 Shepherds Close, Harlington, Dunstable, Beds, LU5 6NR
01525 874683 johnthurston@screaming.net
Harlington Heritage TrustProgramme
Historical Environment Record ServiceBedford Borough Council
01234 227194 Vanessa.clarke@bedford.gov.uk

Central Bedfordshire Council
0300 300 6027
Stephen.coleman@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk
Bedford Borough Council Historic Environment

Central Bedfordshire Historic Environment Record
Houghton Regis Heritage SocietyDavis Hill, Chairman, C/o Houghton Regis Town Council,
Council Offices, Peel Street, Houghton Regis, Beds, LU5 5EY
Mobile 07514 243786
hrhs@gmx.com
Houghton Regis Heritage Society
Kempston Local History SocietyJackie Horn, Chairperson, 22 Jowitt Avenue,
Kempston, Beds, MK428NW
01234 852943
jackie.horn@hotmail.co.uk
Kempston Local History SocietyProgramme
Langford & District History SocietyTed Martin, 2A The Leys, Langford, SG18 9RS
01462 701096
ed.martin39@btinternet.com
Langford History SocietyProgramme
Leighton Buzzard & District Archaeological & Historical SocietyElise Ward,
Secretary,
info@lbdahs.org.uk
LBDAHSProgramme
Luton Cultural Services TrustChris Grabham
Local Collections Assistant Curator, Wardown Park Museum,
Luton
LU2 7HA
Tel 01582 546759
Email Christopher.Grabham@Lutonculture.com
Luton & District Historical SocietyStuart Smith, 22 Homerton Road, Luton, Beds, LU3 2UL
01582 584367
spkl22@btinternet.com
Maulden History SocietyMrs Rosemarie Coyle
rosiecoyle@hotmail.com
Maulden History SocietyProgramme
Maypole HeritageChris Deverell, Woodcote, Bedford Road, Northill, Beds, SG18 9AH
01767 627339
deverell676977@waitrose.com
Potton History SocietyMr Chris Miles,
Sheepwalk Cottage,
Bury Hill,
Potton, Beds
SG19 2RS
Tel: 01767 261569
chris.miles51@hotmail.com
Potton History SocietyProgramme
Riseley Historical SocietyMarjorie Bosman, 75 High Street, Riseley, Beds, MK44 1DD
01234 708525
Riseley History SocietyProgramme
Roxton & District Local History GroupStella Gibbs - j.gibbs3@ntlworld.com
01480 351931
Peter Newell
01234 870158
Programme
Sandy & District Historical SocietyPatricia Whiteaker, Secretary/Treasurer,
1 Elmtree Road, Sandy, Beds,
SG19 1DS
01767 680171
Programme
Sandy Historical Research GroupMick Reynolds, Chairman,
12 Powers Close, Sandy, Beds,
SG19 1JS
01767 680887
Sandy Historical Research GroupProgramme
Sharnbrook Local History GroupDes Hoar, 24 Loring Road, Sharnbrook, Bedford, MK44 1J2
01234 782717
deshoar@globalnet.co.uk
Sharnbrook Local History GroupProgramme
Stevington Historical TrustPeter M Hart, 2 Park Road, Stevington, Bedford, MK43 7QD
01234 823586
peter2hart@btinternet.com
Stevington Historical Trust
Toddington Historical SocietyMr Leo Corvesor, 42 Manor Road, Toddington, Dunstable, Beds
LU5 6AH
01525 875405
lcorvesor@btinternet.com
Toddington Historical SocietyProgramme
Willington Local History GroupMr R Bollington, 2 Beauchamp Place, Willington, Bedford, MK44 3QAWillington Local History GroupProgramme
Woburn Abbey01525 290333
Woburn AbbeyEvents
Woburn Heritage Centre TrustMrs Gill Green, 1 Leighton Street, Woburn, MK17 9PJ
01525 290631
Woburn Sands & District SocietyWoburn Sands & District Society
Wrestlingworth History SocietyMr Ron A Pickford, 15 Hatley Road, Wrestlingworth, Sandy, Beds, SG19 2EH
01767 631381
rapinwrestlingworth@hotmail.com
Wrest Park Research History Group
Wrest Park Research History Group, English Heritage,
Wrest Park, Silsoe, Beds MK45 4HR
01525 860000
jmikebrown@btinternet.com