York Family History Society Membership

Benefits of Membership.


  • receive or download The Society Journal three times a year.
  • benefit from an interesting programme of Speakers on Family History Subjects at Society Meetings.
  • download audio file of the Society Meetings.
  • can contact other members researching same names through the Members Interests Database.
  • have access to the facilities provided at the Research Room including expert help and advice for free (donations would be appreciated).
  • share a common interest in the fascinating hobby of Family History Research with like minded individuals.
  • access the index of surnames from the York Assizes records from 1785 – 1851
  • can download a free ancestral chart.
  • can download a free York Cemetery map.

Joining the Society.

Membership fees are as follows:

  • Single membership: £20.00
  • Family membership (two adults at one UK address) : £25.00
  • Overseas membership:  £15.00 Journals must be downloaded.  Due to rising postal fees journals will no longer be posted to Overseas members. 

To join by post click here to download an application form.   To renew by post click here to download an application form.  Please complete the form and send it to the address shown on the form with your fee

*** Please note membership should be renewed from 1st January ***

To join online and pay via PayPal please click here

To renew online via PayPal please click here

If you have set up a subscription to renew your membership and want to change details or cancel the subscription please click here

Any member wishing to set up a Standing Order can print the necessary form here

The completed form must be submitted to your bank or building society.

The subscription will then be paid to our account on 1st January each year, until cancelled by the member. 

Please note the Society is staffed by volunteers and a response to membership requests will be answered at the first possible opportunity.