Family History Societies exist to support and promote genealogical research. They are very useful resources in providing help, access to others researching the same surname or area and many also publish transcripts and indexes of records which can be purchased in different formats and may be relevant to your research.

Most family history societies also send out a quarterly magazine which helps to keep you in touch.

The following societies cover Sussex:

Sussex Family History Group

Eastbourne and District Family History Society

Hastings and Rother Family History Society

The main repository for records in Sussex are

East Sussex Record Office

West Sussex Record Office

If you hear of any news from one of these societies that may interest B-G members, please update the Family History Society forum