Council for British Archaeology The CBA is an educational charity working throughout
the UK to involve people in archaeology and to promote the appreciation
and care of the historic environment for the benefit of present and
Council for Independent Archaeology The Council campaigns against the dangers of
over-centralisation in archaeology, and for the importance of
maintaining and supporting a thriving independent sector.
British Association for Local History Its purpose is to encourage and assist the study of
Local History as an academic discipline and as a rewarding leisure
pursuit for both individuals and groups.
Bedfordshire Local History Association The Bedfordshire Local History Association promotes the
study of local history within and around Bedfordshire, and provides a
forum for discussion and co-operation between interested groups and
Bedfordshire Historical Record Society The Bedfordshire Historical Record Society has been publishing material on the history of Bedfordshire since 1912
and is pleased to announce the completion of its pilot digitisation project.
The Bedfordshire Bibliography and its three supplements, long out of print, are now available to view on the Society's website.
Bedford Architectural, Archaeological & Local History Society We are a group of local people, from a wide variety of backgrounds, who share a common interest in the history and archaeology of Bedford and its neighbourhood. We are also actively involved in trying to ensure that Bedford's buildings of special architectural and historic interest are protected and to increase public awareness of their importance.
Bedfordshire Archives and Records Service We are the County Record Office for Bedfordshire. Anyone may use our service and the archives we hold for research either in person or remotely. We are based in Riverside Building, Borough Hall, Bedford.
Segenhoe Church Segenhoe church is now a roofless ruin but picturesque
and now preserved in that state. It is an important building as its
state of preservation clearly shows how it was built and the various
dates at which new work was carried out.
Langford & District History Society We arrange a full programme of talks which take place in St Andrew’s Church Hall in Langford and, in June and July, organise evening visits to local places of interest.
Maulden History Society The Society was founded to preserve the heritage of the village of Maulden and the surrounding area. We are building, together with St. Mary’s Church, a permanent local history archive to be maintained for future generations.
Sandy Historical Research Group Sandy Historical Research Group was formed in late 2001, in order to capture the history of this Bedfordshire market town during the last 150 years or so (and further back where possible).A number of projects have been undertaken – some completed, others in progress. We are on a mission to achieve a museum for the town and we have been in discussion with Sandy Town Council regarding options and possibilities.
Stevington Historical Trust The Stevington Historical Trust, established in 1999, grew from a group of enthusiastic local historians who started to meet in the early 1970s to research the history of the Village. The formal object of the Trust is to advance the education of the public in the history of Stevington.
Willington Local History Group The group aims to stimulate and foster an interest in the village's heritage, increasing people's understanding and enjoyment of it.