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Family History Federation


PO Box 62
NR26 9AR


01263 824951




The FFHS is an educational charity representing over 220 family history societies worldwide with the emphasis on England and Wales. Not all family history societies are affiliated to the Federation, however a number of overseas and Irish societies are affiliated. Databases of member society material is available through a partnership deal with Findmypast. The federation also hosts their own online bookshop at For details of various family history and genealogy societies see

GENfair is a division of the Federation of Family History Societies operated in association S&N British Data Archive. The site offers family history products from hundreds of suppliers including many published indexes and transcriptions. Customers can browse by titles by the supplier, county by county or by area of interest.

The FFHS publishes The National Burial Index (NBI) for England and Wales which contains a database of entries recorded in English and Welsh burials registers - parish, nonconformist, Roman Catholic, Quaker and cemetery.