Back in 1988 the Renfrewshire Local History Forum came into being, its aim being to gather together all family history societies in the county of Renfrewshire and act as a central communication point.
The Society advertises details of forthcoming events, encouraging all things historic and archaeological in the “old” county or “shire”. Nowadays, that will cover East Renfrewshire, Inverclyde and parts of southern Glasgow as well as within the current county borders.
A newsletter, “The Journal”, is issued annually and is free to members, otherwise costing a nominal fee. History classes are available, as are various books about the history and archaeology of the old county of Renfrewshire.