Bedfordshire Family History Society

PO Box 214, Bedford MK41 8WB
Patron: Dr Colin R Chapman MA, CEng, CSci, CChem, FEI, FNucI, FRSC, FRSH, FSG
President: Pamela Birch
Registered Charity Number 281677



There are several types of membership, each is from 1st January to 31st December. Those joining during the year will receive back copies of the journal for that year.

You can download the membership forms in Acrobat format (you need Adobe Acrobat reader installed to view and print), Follow this link to download "membership.pdf" or if you would like the membership forms emailed to you, email They are in Word format.


UK/Overseas membership (emailed as pdf) - £8.00+£2.00*

Individual UK Membership, (Printed 2nd class mail) - £10.00+£2.00*

Family Membership for each additional person at the same address - £1.00

Overseas Membership Europe (Printed - Airmail) - £14.00+£2.00*

Overseas Membership worldwide (Printed - Airmail) - £18.00+£2.00*

*There is a joining fee of £2.00 to cover the cost of the Members' Pack. This should be included with the subscription for the first year of membership.

To pay online click either Parish Chest or Genfair to be redirected to our online partner.



  1. Applicants for Membership after 1st November will be assumed to be joining for the succeeding year, (unless otherwise specified) and will not therefore receive a Journal until the following Spring (March) but will be welcome to attend the November and December meetings.

  2. Cheques and Postal Orders should be made payable to "Bedfordshire Family History Society".

  3. Payments of Overseas Subscriptions by cheque or money order must be in POUND STERLING . It is regretted that the disproportionate exchange rates for small amounts of other currencies make it impractical to accept payments in those currencies.

    Alternatively subscriptions can be made via credit or debit card payments using the internet site Parish Chest or Genfair

  4. The Society is a Registered Charity No: 281677.

  5. When returning your application, please indicate that you found out about the Society through the Internet. You might indicate how you found our web pages.

Brian Payne