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Societies


Name


Location


Est.

Airedale Archery Society

Yorkshire, England

1863

Aldenham Archers

Herts

1864

Alderley Edge Archers

Lancashire, England

1861

Aldershot Archery Club

Hampshire, England

1866

Ancient Yorkshire Arrow Meeting

Yorkshire, England

1864

Anglesea Archers / Archery Club

Dorset, England

1853

Archers of Archinfield

Near Hereford, England

1830

Archers of Nevill’s Cross

Durham, England

1830

Archers of the Teme

Herefold, England

1864

Armagh Archers

Armagh, Ireland

1863

Ashburton Archers / Archery Club

Devon, England

1864

Aston Park Archers

Warwickshire, England

1864

Atherton Archery Society

Lancashire, England

1864

Avon Vale Archery Club/Society

Devon, England

1864

Aycliffe Archers

Near Durham, England

1830

Bath Archers

Somersetshire, England

1857

Beacontree Archery Society

Essex, England

1854

Belfast Military Archery Club

Belfast, Ireland

1862

Belgrave Archery Club

Leicester

1860

Berks (East) Archers

Berks

1864

Berks (West) Archers

Berks

1864

Berkshire Archers

 

1847

Birkenhead Park Archers

Cheshire, England

1858

Bishops‘ Teignton Archery Society

Devon, England

1864

Bockingfold/Bokingfold Archers

Kent (West)

1864

Bowden Archery Society

Cheshire

1864

Bowmen of Chevy Chase

 

1830

Bowmen of the Borders

 

1830

Bowmen of the Isis

Oxford, England

1830

Brampford Speke Archery Society

Devon, England

1859

Breconshire Archers

Breconshire

1864

British Bowmen

???

1830

Broughton Archers

Manchester, England

1830

Buccleuch Archers

Oxfordshire, England

1857

Bucks (North)

Bucks, England

1866

Budleigh Salterton Archery Society

Devon, England

1864

Cam Archery Club

Cambrigdeshire, England

1864

Cambrigde Bowmen

Cambrigde, England

1830

Canterbury Archery Club

Canterbury, New Zealand

1871

Carlow Archery Club

Carlow, Ireland

1864

Carmarthenshire Archery Club

Carmarthenshire, England

1862

Castleconnell Archery Society

Limerick, Ireland

1859

Catterick Archers

Yorkshire, England

1864

Chagford Archery Society

Devon, England

1864

Charnwood Archers Society

Leicestershire, England

1864

Cheetham Hill Archers

Manchester, England

1830 or 1844

Cheltenham Archery Club

Gloucestershire, England

1864

Chepstow Archers

Gloucestershire

1864

Cheshire Bowmen

Cheshire, England

1846

Cirencester Park Archers

Cloucestershire, England

1864

Claro Archers /Archery Society

Yorkshire, England

1864

Clifton Archers

Gloucestershire, England

1864

College Archers

Cambrigde, England

1847

College Archers

Oxford, England

1847

Copdock Archers

Suffolk

1864

Cotswold Archers / Archery Club

Gloucester

1865

County of Dublin Archers

Dublin, Ireland

1857

County Waterford Archers

Waterford, Ireland

1860

Crystal Palace Archers

Surrey, England

1857

Culm Vale Archers

Devon, England

1857

Darlington Archers

Durham, England

1864

Darlington Archers

Yorkshire, England

1830

Dean Forest Archers‘ Society

Gloucestershire, England

1849

Derby Archers

Derby, England

1830

Devon (South) Archers

Devon, England

1864

Devon and Cornwall Archers / Archery Society

Devon, England

1847

Devon and Exeter Archery Club/Society

Devon, England

1864

Doncaster & Barnsdale Archers

Yorkshire, England

1864

Doneraile Archery Club

Cork, Ireland

1863

Douglas Archery Society

Douglas, Isle of Man

1854

East Anglian Bowmen

Norfolk & Suffolk, England

1866

East Norfolk Archers

Norfolk, England

1864

East Sheen Archers / Archery Club

Surrey, England

1860

East Suffolk Archers / Archery Club

Suffolk, England

1862

East York Archers

Yorkshire, England

1860

Edgbaston Archers / Archery Society

Warwickshire, England

1860

Edgehill & Deddington Archers and Bowling Society

Warwick & Oxon, England

1852

Edinburgh Archers

Edinburgh, Scotland

1830

Edinburgh Salisbury Archers‘ Club

Edinburgh, Scotland

1836

Edinburgh Toxophilites

Edinburgh, Scotland

1864

Enfield Archers

Middlesex, England

1857

Essex (West) Archers

Essex, England

1864

Exmouth Archery Society

Devon, England

1864

Fermoy Archery Club

Cork, Ireland

1860

Finsbury Archers

London, England

1682

Frome Valley Archers

Gloucester, England

1864

Glamorganshire Archery Club

Glamorganshire, England

1859

Gloucestershire (West) Archery Club/Society

Gloucestershire, Endlang

1864

Grand Leinster and Munster Archery Society

Leinster and Munster, Ireland

1863

Grand National Archery Society

England

1864

Grovely Archers

Wiltshire, England

1864

Halifax Archery and Croquet Club

Nova Scotia, Canada

1864

Harlow Archers

Harlow, England

1830

Harrow Archers

Middlesex, England

1864

Hatfield Archers

Hatfield, England

1830

Heavitree Archers

Devon, England

1864

Henault Foresters

Essex, England

1830

Hereford Archers

Hereford, England

1830

Herefordshire Bowmen

Herefordshire, England

1826

Herts (South) Archery Society

Herts, England

1864

Highwick Archery Society

Devon, England

1864

Holte Archery Club

Warwickshire, England

1864

Houghton Park Archery Society

Suffolk, England

1866

Hove Toxophilite Society

Sussex, England

1864

Hull Archers

Yorkshire, England

1828

Innishannon Company of Archers

Cork, Ireland

1861

Irvine Toxophilites

Aryshire, Scotland

1812 or 1814

Irwell Archers

Lancashire, England

1864

Isle of Ely Archery Society

Cambrigde, England

1865

Ivanhoe Archers

Leicestershire, England

1852

Iver Heath Archers

Bucks

1852

John of Gaunt’s Bowmen

Lancashire, England

1830

Kent (West) Archery Society

Kent

1865

Kentish Bowmen

 

1830

Kentish Rangers

 

1830

Kilwinning Archers

Scotland

1830

Kilwinning Pagingo

Ayrshire, Scotland

1482

Kimbolton Archers

Huntingdonshire, England

1859

Kingsbridge Archery Society

Devon, England

1864

Lancashire and Cheshire Archers

 

1830

Leeds Archers

Yorkshire, England

1847

Leicester Archery Society

Leicester

1862

Leslie and Wotton Archers / Archery Society

Surrey, England

1835

Lichfield Archers

Staffordshire, England

1845

Lincolnshire Archers

Lincolnshire, England

1860

Log Hut Archers

Sussex, England

1864

London Archers

London, England

1830

Long Melford Archers

Suffolk, England

1864

Long Room Bow Meeting

Devon, England

1864

Louth Archers

Lincolnshire, England

1857

Lugg and Arrow Archery Club

Hereford

1864

Lyme Regis Archery Club / Society

Dorset, England

1861

Lynn Archery Club

Norfolk, England

1864

Lytham Archers

Lancashire, England

1864

Malton Archery Club

Yorkshire, England

1863

Mallow Archers

Cork, Ireland

1863

Mallow and Doneraile Archery Club

Cork, Ireland

1864

Malvern Archery Club

Worcester, England

1865

Malvern and Cotswold Archery Club

Gloucestershire and Worcestershire

1864

Margate Archers / Archery Club

Kent, England

1864

Mercian Bowmen

Near Coventry, England

1830

Middleton Archers

 

1830

Montreal Archery Club

Montreal, Canada

1858

Morfe Archery Society

Shropshire, England

1862

Mount’s Bay Archers

Cornwall, England

1863

Mourino Archery Club

St. Petersburg, Russia

1864

Move Toxophilite Society

Sussex, England

1866

Munster Archers

Limerick, Ireland

1865

Needwood Foresters

Staffordshire,England

1830

Neville’s Cross Archers

Durham, England

1791

New College Archers

Oxford, England

1830

New Forest Archers

Hampshire, England

1864

New Sarum Archery Society

Wilts, England

1864

Norfolk (East) Archers

Norfolk, England

1864

Norfolk (West) Archers

Norfolk, England

1864

Norfolk and Norwich Archery Club / Society

Norfolk, England

1864

North Buck Archers

Buckinghamshire, England

1865

North Cardiganshire Archery Club

Cardigan, England

1865

North Devon Archers

Devon, England

1848

North of England Archery Society

Manchester, York and Leeds, England

1854

North Meols Archery Club

Lancashire, England

1863

North Staffordshire Bowmen’s Society

Staffordshire, England

1866

Northamptonshire Archers / Archery Society

Northamptonshire

1864

Northern Archery Society

Lancashire, England

1864

Ochill Archers

Stirling, Scotland

1864

Paignton Archery Society

Devon, England

1856

Paisley Archers

Renfrewshire, Scotland

1858

Pilkington Archers

Lancashire, England

1864

Pontefract Archery Club

Yorkshire, England

1855

Preston Archers

 

1830

Pymore Archery Society

Dorset, England

1864

Queen’s Park Archers / Archery Society

Sussex, England

1834

Queen’s Royal St. Leonards Archers

Sussex, England

1833

Raglan Archers

Monmouthshire, England

1858

Ramsgate Archery Club

Kent, England

1864

Redland Archery Club

Gloucestershire, England

1864

Richmond Archers

Surrey, England

1864

Richmond Archers

Yorkshire, England

1830

Robin Hood Archers

London, England

1864

Robin Hood’s Bowmen

Highgate, England

1830

Royal British Bowmen

Flintshire, England

1787

Royal Company of Archers

Edinburgh, Scotland

1676

Royal Irish Grand National Archery Society

Ireland

1861

Royal Toxophilite Society

London, England

1776

Sadborow Archers

Dorset, England

1865

Sandhurst Archers / Archery Club

Kent, England

1863

Savernake Forest Archery Club

Wiltshire, England

1866

Scorton Archers

Yorkshire, England

1830

Selwood Foresters

Somerset, England

1847

Severn Vale Archers

Gloucestershire, England

1864

Severnake Forest Archery Society

Wiltshire, England

1857

Sherwood Archers

Notts, England

1860

Sherwood Foresters

Sherwood, England

1830

Sidmouth Archery Club / Society

Devon, England

1860

Somerset (West) Archers

Somersetshire, England

1864

Somersetshire Bowmen

Somersetshire, England

1830

South Devon Archery Club

Devonshire, England

1854

South Herts Archery Club

Hertfordshire, England

1865

South Leicestershire Archers

Leicestershire, England

1857

South Saxon Archers

Sussex, England

1830

South Wilts Archers

Wiltshire, England

1859

Southhampton Archers

Southhampton, England

1830

Southsea Archery Club

Hampshire, England

1863

St. Andrew’s Archers

Fifeshire, Scotland

1866

St. George’s Bowmen

Lewisham, England

1830

St. John’s College Archers

Oxford, England

1864

St. Mungo Archers

Lanarkshire, Scotland

1838

St. Wilfrid’s Archers

York, England

1865

Staffordshire (North) Bowman’s Society

Stafford, England

1866

Stour Vale Archery Society

Dorset, England

1862

Stretford Archery Society

Lancashire, England

1864

Suffolk (East) Archers

Suffolk, England

1864

Suffolk (West) Archers

Suffolk, England

1864

Surry Archers

Surry, England

1830

Sussex Archers

Sussex, England

1847

Sydney Archery Club

Sydney, Australia

1840

Tamar Archery Society

Devon, England

1864

Teignmouth Archery Club / Society

Devon, England

1852

Thames Ditton Archers

Surrey, England

1864

The Borderers

Staffordshire, England

1864

The Fraternyte or Guylde of St. George

London, England

1537

The Hon. Artillery Company

London, England

1585

Thirsk Bowmen

Yorkshire, England

1864

Torbay Archery Society

Devon, England

1864

Tottenham Archers

Tottenham, England

1830

Truro Archers

Cornwall, England

1865

Twickenham Archers

Surrey, England

1864

Tynemouth Archery Society

Northumb., England

1866

Tytherley Park Archers

Hampshire, England

1860

Ulster Archery Club

Antrim, Ireland

1865

Vale of Mold Archers

Flintshire, England

1864

Vale of Mowbray Archers

Yorkshire, England

1835

Waveney Borderers Archery Club

Norfolk, England

1859

Waveney Valley Archers

Suffolk, England

1862

Wellesbourne Archers

Warwickshire, England

1864

West Berks Society of Archers

Berkshire, England

1831

West Gloucestershire Archery Society

Gloucestershire

1861

West Kent Archery Society

Kent

1864

West Norfolk Archers

Norfolk

1862

West Somerset Archery Society

Somersetshire

1855

West Suffolk Archers

Suffolk

1858

Wexford Archers‘ Club

Wexford, Ireland

1845

Weybrigde Archery Club

Surrey, England

1866

Wharfdale Archers

Wharfdale, England

1830

Wilts (South) Archers

Wilts, England

1864

Wilts (West) Archery Society

Wilts, England

1864

Wiltshire Archers

Wilts, England

1851

Woodman of Arden

Arden, England

1785

Woodman of Hornsey

Hornsey, England

1830

Worcester College Archers

Oxford, England

1864

Worcestershire Archers / Archery Society

Worcestershire, England

1846

Worthing Archery Club

Sussex, England

1860

Yare Archers

Norfolk, Archers

1862

Yarrow Archers

Lancashire, England

1855

Yeovil Archery Society

Somersetshire, England

1864

York (East) Archers

Yorkshire, England

1864

York Archers

Yorkshire, England

1833

Yorkshire Archers

Yorkshire, England

1830

Sources:
A history of the Royal Toxophilite Society | Toxophilite | 1867
A treatise on Archery or the Art of shooting with the English Bow [9th Edition] | Thomas Waring | 1847
A treatise on Archery or the Art of shooting with the Long Bow [8th Edition] | Thomas Waring | 1830
Rules of the Montreal Archery Club | unkown | 1858
The Archer’s Register 1864 | J. Sharp | 1864
The Archer’s Register 1865 | J. Sharp | 1865
The Archer’s Register 1866-67 | J. Sharp | 1866
The Cardiff and Merthyr Guardian, October 1, 1859
The Colonist, February 1, 1840
The Lyttelton Times, October 28, 1881