Please consider paying your subscription using Gift Aid

(UK Taxpayers only – use the Yes/No boxes in the forms below)

GIFT AID DECLARATION for past and future donations, please treat Gift Aid donations all qualifying gifts of money made in the past 4 years and in the future. I confirm I have paid or will pay an amount of Income Tax/or Capital Gains Tax for each tax year (6 April to 5th April) that is at least equal to the amount of tax that all the charities or Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) that I donate to will reclaim on my gifts for that tax year.  I understand that other taxes such a VAT and Council Tax do not qualify.  I understand the charity will reclaim 28p of tax on every £1 that I gave up to 5 April 2008 and will reclaim 25p of tax on every£1 that I give on or after 6 April 2008. Please notify the membership secretary ( if you want to cancel this declaration, or change your name or home address, or no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains.




Terms and conditions of membership

Membership is open to everyone interested in the study of Genealogy and Family History who share the aims and objectives of the society.

  1. Membership subscriptions are paid annually. The membership runs from the 1st day of the month when an individual joins the society. A reminder for renewal will be sent electronically a month before the subscription is due. For existing members the membership year will continue to be from 1 January to 31 December.
  2. Family/Joint Membership consists of one full member and one further household member at the same address. Only full members receive the Journal.  All other society facilities and privileges are open to joint Members.
  3. Membership rates are subject to review from time to time.

General Data Protection Regulations

This information is correct as of September 2018.

NDFHS holds the following personal information on members: initials, surname, postal address and email address.  This personal information is held to enable the Society to communicate with members and provide services to members e.g. delivering the Society’s Journal.

If you do not wish the Society to hold this data, please email us and we will delete that personal data.  You will remain a member, but we will, of course, be unable to provide further services for you.

Would you like to help the Society by becoming an online Volunteer?


The main project is transcribing and inputting of data.  We scan original documents and email them to you, and you input them into a spreadsheet and return them to us for checking.  They are then added to our local database and also to the FindMyPast database.  We are also seeking volunteers in Northumberland and Durham for photographing and recording monumental inscriptions.  If you are interested please contact us by email at


Postal applications

You can join or renew your membership by post. You will need to download the application form.

Download Application form


Create or renew your membership

Open renewal form


Please allow us 28 days to process new memberships


[Last updated 24th September 2020]