Local societies
Just found!, Culvert at Astley Forge Mill, Excavating at Lydbury North, Recording St Peter & St Paul's church, Eastham, Worcestershire, © Copyright Birmingham Archaeology, North Worcestershire Archaeology Group, Lydbury Field Group & Hagley Research Group

Local archaeological societies & research groups

If you would like your society or group to feature on the CBA West Midlands website as our Local Society of the Month please let me know.
Peter Crouch
Web Editor CBA West Midlands

Our latest Local Society of the Month is the North Worcestershire Archaeology Group, a community archaeology group based in north Worcestershire.

Find an archaeological or historical society or group near you

Our Secretary has created a Google map showing the location of archaeological and historical societies and groups in the CBAWM region.

The key to the colours of the markers is as follows:
  • Red: Local society
  • Blue: Wider regional society
  • Green: County wide organisations





West Midlands



An * denotes membership of CBA, correct at time of publication.


Bromyard & District Local History Society

Hereford Archaeological Trust

* Lugwardine and District Local History Society
  c/o 'Braemar', Lugwardine, Hereford HR1 4AE
  Tel: 01432 850526

* Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club

Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club - Archaeological Research Section

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Albrighton & District Historical Society

* Alveley Historical Society

Berth Archaeological Group (BAG)

Bridgnorth & District Historical Society

Broseley Local History Society

Chirk Local History Society

Cleobury Mortimer History Society

Craven Arms & District Local History Group

The Limeys (Friends of Llanymynech Heritage Area)

Llansilin Local History Group
c/o Wern Ddu Fach, Llansilin, Oswestry, Shropshire SY10 9BN
Tel: 01691 791274

Ludlow Historical Research Group

Lydbury Field Group, Community Archaeology & Lydbury Young Archaeologists Group

Newport Historical Society

* Offa's Dyke Project
Porth Y Waen Study Centre, The Paddocks, Oswestry SY10 8LX

Old Oswestry Landscape & Archaeology Project (OOLAP)

* Oswestry and Border History and Archaeology Group

* Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society

* Southwest Shropshire Historical & Archaeology Society

Tong Archaeological Group
c/o 1 Littlehales Road, Chetwynd Aston, Newport, Shropshire TF10 9AJ

* Whitchurch History and Archaeology Group

* Wrekin Historical Group
  formerly Telford Historical and Archaeological Society

* Wrekin Local Studies Forum

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* The Landor Society

North Staffordshire Field Club
Hon. Secretary, c/o School of Sciences, University of Staffordshire, College Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2DE

* Penk Valley Archaeological Group

* Staffordshire Archaeological & Historical Society

* Stafford & Mid-Staffordshire Archaeological Society

* Staffordshire Industrial Archaeology Society

* Stoke-on-Trent Museum Archaeological Society

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Alcester & District Local History Society

* Atherstone Archaeological and Historical Society
  c/o 40 Main Road, Sheepy Magna, Atherstone, Warks CV9 3QR
  Tel: 01827 880571

* Feldon Archaeological Society
  c/o 49 Brinkburn Grove, Banbury, Oxon OX16 3WX
  Tel: 01295 266729

* Kenilworth History and Archaeology Society

* Rugby Archaeological Society

Warmington Heritage Group

* Warwickshire Industrial Archaeology Society

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West Midlands

* Birmingham & Warwickshire Archaeological Society

* Birmingham Roman Roads Project

* Black Country Society Industrial Archaeology Group

* Coventry & District Archaeological Society

* Friends of Sandwell's Archaeology
  c/o Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council, PO Box 42, Development House, Lombard Street, West Bromwich B70 8RU
  Tel: 0121 569 4025

Kings Norton History Society

* Lye and Wollescote Historical Society

* North Arden Local History Society

* Solihull Archaeological Group

* Sutton Coldfield Archaeology Society
  c/o 8 Ivy Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B73 5ED
  Tel: 0121 354 6687

* Wednesbury History Society
  c/o 16 Hyett Way, Bilston, West Midlands WV14 8NR

* Wychbury Archaeological Society
  c/o 6 Romsley Close, Halesowen, West Midlands B63 3DP
  Tel: 0121 550 5473

* Wolverhampton Archaeology Group

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Bordesley Abbey Project

Bordesley Society
c/o 29 Salop Road, Redditch, Worcs B97 4PS

* Droitwich History & Archaeology Society

* Four Parishes Archaeology Group
  c/o Willow Close, Pinvin, Pershore, Worcs WR10 2RZ

* Hagley Historical & Field Society

* Kidderminster & District Archaeological and Historical Society

Lickey Hills Local History Society

North Worcestershire Archaeology Group

Redditch Local History Society

* South Worcestershire Archaeological Group

The Vale of Evesham Historical Society

Worcestershire Archaeological Society

Worcestershire Historical Society

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* Chester Archaeological Society

Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

* Society of Antiquaries

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