The Sorby Natural History Society, Sheffield

Covering a full range of natural history interests in Sheffield and the surrounding area, providing for both interested beginners and specialists.


Sorby is proud to offer a wide range of natural history publications and to provide most back issues for sale. Follow the links below to explore our publications, find out about back issues availability and how to order them. We publish books, a special series, an annual journal and a monthly newsletter distributed to all our members. In addition, our members regularly publish books on natural history.

Sorby Record #46, Front Cover

The Sorby Record

This is our journal of natural history for the Sheffield area, and is published yearly. It contains papers and articles on the natural history of Sheffield area and is issued free to members.

the Sorby Record - Special Series #15, Front Cover

The Sorby Record - Special Series

Special monographs on local wildlife.