The Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS) is an educational charity with a membership of over 160 societies throughout the world, including national, regional and one-name groups.Formed in 1974, and granted charitable status in 1982, the FFHS was formed: to co-ordinate and assist the work of societies or other bodies interested in family history, genealogy and heraldry ; to foster mutual co-operation and regional projects in these subjects; and to represent the interests of its member societies, and family historians in general, on numerous national and regional bodies. The FFHS website can be found at http://www.ffhs.org.uk/
FFHS books, previously published by FFHS (Publications) Ltd, can be ordered through Genealogy Bookshop. Future FFHS publications, published as co-branded joint ventures in partnership with the Society of Genealogists and other publishers, will also be available to order through Genealogy Bookshop. See also: publications from The Family History Partnership.
A wide range of genealogical books and resources are also published by individual Family History Societies.