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The Berkshire Local History Association (BLHA) was founded in 1976 to encourage interest in local history in the county, both before and after the 1974 boundary changes.

This includes education and training, research, and publication.

It provides a common meeting-ground for individual members, the various local history societies and groups within the county, and the professionals working in archives, museums, and education.

Links with Universities, Record Offices, etc.

We maintain links with:

We hope that anyone interested in local history, at whatever level, will want to join us and find the support and encouragement which we provide.