FAMILY etc HISTORY GROUPS IN SUFFOLK
This list comprises only the largest or most local groups — but see SLHC below.
Our own Facebook group is at https://www.facebook.com/groups/avsfhg
Aldringham ➡︎ see: "Thorpeness & Aldringham" below
Bentwaters Aviation Society — keeping alive the memory, and recording the history and heritage, of the RAF and USAF activity at Bentwaters and Woodbridge
Blaxhall's links to the artistic Rope Family, notably the "The Two Margarets" — Arts & Crafts stained-glass artists "Marga" and "Tor" ,
and their aunt, sculptor Ellen Mary Rope
East Anglian Catholic History Society (EACHS) exists to promote the study of Catholic history in the region and advise parish history groups.
Knodishall Local History Group (Facebook)
Martlesham Heath Aviation Society (1917: RFC; 1918: RAF; 1943: USAAF; 1958-61: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight; 1963: closed)
Parham Suffolk (Facebook)
Memories of Peasenhall and Saxmundham Facebook group
Port of Lowestoft Research Society collects all relative material, including 13,000 records of vessels that were built in, owned at or visited Lowestoft.
Suffolk Family History Society (SFHS) — has groups in Lowestoft, Ipswich, Haverhill, Bury St Edmunds and Sudbury/Long Melford
They have 440 images of war graves in Ipswich cemeteries and graveyards, some not on the CWGC website (available to SFHS members)
⎋ Suffolk Local History Council (SLHC) — the umbrella local history organisation for the County, and a valuable source of information.
Suffolk Societies webpage offered by familysearch.org looks useful, but depends on groups and users to keep the information up-to-date.
U3A in East Suffolk [formerly The University of the Third Age] — "Learn, laugh, live"
U3A Local History Group: visiting and group speakers: meet on 2nd Weds at 10:00 at Woodbridge Town Football Club, Fynn Road, IP12 4LS [EMAIL-LINK]