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The Cleveland Family History Society
, more formally The Cleveland
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, North Yorkshire
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and South Durham
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Family History Society
A family history society is a society, often charitable or not-for-profit, that allows member genealogists and family historians to profit from shared knowledge. Large societies often own libraries, sponsor research seminars and foreign trips, and publish journals...
, is a family history society that covers this named part of the North-East of England
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It was created in 1979, and its aims are stated as "to promote the study of genealogy
Genealogy is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages and history. Genealogists use oral traditions, historical records, genetic analysis, and other records to obtain information about a family and to demonstrate kinship and pedigrees of its members...
and family history
Family history is the systematic narrative and research of past events relating to a specific family, or specific families.- Introduction :...
and to educate the public therein by holding meetings, sharing information, encouraging research, giving assistance, and producing publications for the public benefit".
It produces a quarterly Journal. Publication schedule March, June, September, December. Editor John Mallaby E. email@example.com
It is a member of the Federation of Family History Societies
The Federation of Family History Societies is a United Kingdom-based charitable organisation.Its stated principal aims are "to co-ordinate and assist the work of societies or other bodies interested in family history, genealogy and heraldry; to foster the spirit of mutual co-operation, by...