Membership Benefits

The following benefits are available to members:-

  • 11 monthly meetings (not August) at Upper Parkstone, near Poole, Dorset
  • Computer Group - 10 monthly meetings (not January or August) at Treetops Research Centre
  • Quarterly Journal (posted on the 1st working day of December, March, June & September). New Members receive the Journals published since the beginning of their membership year
  • Reduced fees for meetings, use of Treetops Research Centre, Education courses and workshops, coach trips and search services
  • Dorset Family History information - some booklets, CDs and fiche are for sale, other records can be searched on your behalf for a fee
  • Research advice available at meetings and at our Treetops Research Centre
  • Personal research can be carried out at our Treetops Research Centre (+ 1 to 1 assistance available if needed). Not restricted to Dorset records
  • Sales table - available at meetings and by post
  • Lending library
  • Exchange journals from many other Family History Societies available on loan (personal visitors to Treetops only)
  • Coach trips to London Record Offices and, as occasion demands, to other Family History venues
  • E-News - an email round up of items which may be of interest - details of how to subscribe can be found in the Journal.
  • email list to ask for, or give, advice on family history matters - details of how to subscribe can be found in the Journal.

Further details of many of these benefits can be found by exploring the sidebar.

Follow the link for a copy of the Society's Charitable Trust Constitution.

Membership Rates

Annual membership runs until 30th September each year.

2015 - 2016 UK OVERSEAS
Annual subscription (1st October to 30th September) £12.00 £16.00
(Receive Journals issued December to September)    

New members can apply here

Existing Members can renew here