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History Societies

Aycliffe Village Local History SocietyElizabeth LewisSecretaryelewis514@homecall.co.uk
Barningham Local History GroupJon SmithSecretary - 01833 621374jon@smithj90.fsnet.co.uk
Bishop Middleham Local History SocietyJohn SmithSecretary - 01740 621224
Bowburn Local History SocietyMalcolm BellSecretary - 0191 3771391bowburnlhs@gmail.com
Bowes Local History GroupCliff BrownChairman - 01833 628373bbrowncar@aol.com
Cassop History SocietyDoreen CummingsSecretary - 01429 820980cassop@hotmail.com
Chester-le-Street Heritage GroupAnn SlackSecretary - 0191 3889038heritagegroup@virgin.net
Cleveland & Teesside Local History SocietyGeoff BraddySecretary - 01642 816903gjbraddy@btinternet.com
Cleveland, North Yorkshire & South Durham Family History SocietySylvia HallVice-Chairman - 01740 620367sylvia.hall2@googlemail.com
Consett and District Heritage InitiativeArthur HarknessSecretary - 01207 591169cdhi@live.co.uk
Crook & District Local History SocietyBrenda SmithChair - 01388 765189smithbrenda66@btinternet.com
Dalton le Dale History SocietyGerald GustardSecretaryg.gustard@sky.com
Darlington Historical SocietyGillian ShevelsTreasurer - 01325 283589gillian.shevels@ntlworld.com
Durham County Local History SocietyJohn BanhamSecretary - 01388 816209jdbdclhs@gmail.com
Egglescliffe Local History SocietyLinda Batedavid_j_bate@ntlworld.com
Hetton Local and Natural History SocietyAlan T Jackson0191 5262804alan.t.jackson@hotmail.com
Lanchester Local History SocietyMarian MorrisonSecretary - 01207 529587marianmorrison@btinternet.com
Middleton St George History GroupSheila GlewSecretary - 01325 333213sheila.glew@yahoo.co.uk
Sedgefield Family History GroupSylvia Hall01740 620367sylvia.hall2@googlemail.com
Sedgefield Local History SocietyAlison Hodgson01740 620912abhodgsons99@btinternet.com
South Moor Local History GroupIan Finlayson01207 284344
Thorpe Thewles History GroupMark SmithMembership Secretary - 01740 630014tt.hg@virgin.net
Tudhoe & Spennymoor Local History SocietyPat WatrobaSecretary - 01388 816850tslhs@btinternet.com
Wheatley Hill History ClubMargaret HedleySecretary - 01429 820813history.club2@btinternet.com

Other Organisations

Architectural & Archaeological Society of Durham & NorthumberlandBelinda BurkeSecretaryarchandarch.dandn@durham.ac.uk
Auckland Castle TrustClaire BuchanCommunications Manager - T:01388 743750 D:01388 743799claire.buchan@aucklandcastle.org
Bare Knees - Boy Scout MovementIan Finlayson01207 284344
Bassrock PostcardsGareth Burgess01368 860365gareth.burgess2@btopenworld.com
Bishop Auckland Civic SocietyGill BeddowSecretarygillbeddow@googlemail.com
Darlington Library Centre for Local StudiesKatherine WilliamsonLocal Studies Librarianlocal.studies@darlington.gov.uk
Durham Amateur Football TrustKeith BoltonSecretary - 077643 61362daft.office@btconnect.com
Durham County Record OfficeLiz BregazziCounty Archivistliz.bregazzi@durham.gov.uk
Durham Museum & Heritage Centre, St Mary-le-BowAdrian Green0191 3782372admin@durhamheritagecentre.org.uk
Durham University Library Archives and Special CollectionsFrancis Gotto0191 3342972pg.library@durham.ac.uk
Durham Victoria County History TrustDavid BlairTreasurer - 01325 316749blair@bdavid071.orangehome.co.uk
Friends of Darlington Railway MuseumGillian WetherellChairman - 01325 261531vicechairman@friendsofdrcm.org
Friends of HardwickJohn FitzpatrickSecretary - 01740 621431friendsofhardwick@gmail.com
Friends of LongoviciumChristine A Leverhawkins_15@o2.co.uk
Gateshead Local History & Heritage CentreAnthea LangManageranthealang@gateshead.gov.uk
Heart of Teesdale Landscape PartnershipAlix Karss SijpesteijnProject Manager - 01833 696217alex.sijpesteijn@durham.gov.uk
Isaac's Tea TrailRoger Morris0191 4194471rogerdmorris@gmail.com
Killhope Leadmining MuseumTina RaynorCurator - 01388 537505info@killhope.org.uk
Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at ShildonSimon SmalleyDuty Officer - Education - 01388 771414simon.smalley@durham.gov.uk
Millston PostcardsAlan G McKinnell07980 606564enquiries@millstonpostcards.co.uk
North East Methodist History SocietyJohn E Hogg01207 571916janda@hoggs13.fsnet.co.uk
North East Vernacular Architecture GroupColin ReesChairman - 07912 73430rees.jamree47@googlemail.com
North East War Memorials ProjectDorothy HallSecretary - 0191 3883667dahall52@aol.com
Northern Archaeology GroupBrenda LudvigsonSecretary - 0191 5841312brob@ludvigsen.fslife.co.uk
Northumberland & Durham Family History SocietyRichard CalascaSecretarysecretary@ndfhs.org.uk
Piercebridge Roman GroupDavid Lamb01162 766123dlamb@barchester.co.uk
PostcardsGeorge Nairn0191 3888780g.l.nairn@btopenworld.com
Rent a PeasantLouisa Gidney01388 731848peasants@rentapeasant.co.uk
South Tyneside Local Studies LibraryAnn SharpLocal Studies Librarianann.sharp@gateshead.gov.uk
Sunderland Volunteer Life BrigadeRose Roberts0191 5292651rroberts61@btinternet.com
Weardale MuseumDavid HeatheringtonSecretary - 01388 517433dtheatherington@ormail.co.uk
Wessington U 3 APeter Welshpeterwelshgettysburg@btinternet.com
Western Front AssociationAlan HealeyChairmanwfadurham@live.uk

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