The Huguenot Society has, as its principal object, 'the interchange and publication of knowledge relating to the history of the Huguenots in France and adjoining countries.' It publishes a variety of books and journals:
Huguenot Society Journal
The Society’s annual journal has been published since 1885 and contains a variety of articles on Huguenot history and genealogy. The journal’s title has varied over the years:
- Proceedings of the Huguenot Society of London: Vol 1 (1885) - Vol 24 (4) (1985-6)
- Proceedings of the Huguenot Society of Great Britain and Ireland: Vol 24 (5) (1986-7) – Vol 29 (2012)
- Huguenot Society Journal: Vol 30 (2013) –
For notes to potential contributors to the Huguenot Society Journal, please click here.
The Quarto Series, started in 1887 and formerly known as the Publications of the Huguenot Society of London, publishes editions of Huguenot records. The most recent addition to this long-running series is Quarto Series 63, published in 2020, Robert Nash's A Directory of Huguenot Refugees on the Channel Islands, 1548-1825. See here for details on how to order a copy.
The volumes of the Quarto Series up to Volume 60 have been digitized and are full searchable on the Members' Area of the website. For a full list of digitized versions of the Quarto Series, see here.
Many of the Quarto Series volumes are available on CD-ROM.
In 1990 the Society began to publish its New Series, the personal recollections of Huguenots, and their descendants, who experienced the history of French Protestantism as it unfolded. Of particular interest are New Series 2. Memoirs of the Reverend Jaques Fontaine, 1658-1728, and New Series 4. Memoirs of Isaac Dumont de Bostaquet, a gentleman of Normandy, both edited by Dianne W Ressinger, followed by New Series 5. The Travels of Francis Tallents in France and Switzerland, 1671-73, edited by Janice V. Cox.
From Strangers to Citizens: the integration of immigrant communities in Britain, Ireland and colonial America, 1550-1750, editors Randolph Vigne and Charles Littleton. 57 papers delivered at the Society's major international conference held in 2000. 16 page full-colour section. Joint imprint with Sussex Academic Press. Hardback (ISBN 1-902210-85-9) £25 + £5.95 p&p. Paperback (ISBN 1-902210-86-7) £12.50 + £5.95 p&p.
All of the above may be purchased from: The Huguenot Society, PO Box 444, Ruislip, HA4 4GU, firstname.lastname@example.org. See individual pages for prices.
A members' Newsletter, edited by the Honorary Secretary, is circulated every six months, giving news of members and officers of the Society and details of forthcoming Huguenot-related exhibitions, conferences, and visits. The Newsletter publishes information about the Society's website, its participation in Family History fairs, the French Hospital, and active French Protestant churches in England and elsewhere.