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Membership application form

NOTE: (For 2020 renewals onwards) If wishing to renew your membership, please use the membership renewal form.

If you do not wish to use the form below, a PDF version of the form is available for download here, in which case you will need to print out the membership application form, complete it by hand and mail it to us at the postal address provided on the form.

In the form below please provide at least your name, your postal address and your email address. You must also specify a payment method.

Personal data that you provide in this form will be used in accordance with the Society’s Privacy Policy.

I am / We are in agreement with the aims of the Society and hereby wish to apply for membership.

Subscription rates – please indicate the type of membership which you are applying for


UK postal address

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I wish to redeem gift membership card number:

Please skip this section if not wishing to make an additional donation to the Society.

I wish to make an additional donation to the Society and be recognised as a Supporting Member.
I agree to my name being included in a list of Supporting Members, published from time to time in the Society’s Journal.

Please specify in Pounds Sterling (GBP) the amount you wish to donate in addition to your subscription.

Donation: £ 

Insert title, first name and/or initials and surname, or, if applying for institutional membership, insert name of institution.

Postal address: 
Email address: 
I do not have an email address.
I agree to the Society contacting me by email with relevant, topical news items, in accordance with the Society’s Privacy Policy.

For UK tax-payers only:

I would like all donations made to the Society to be treated as GiftAid donations. I confirm that I have paid income tax and/or capital gains tax equal to the tax deducted from these donations.
Special interests: 

Overseas members are encouraged to pay via PayPal, by debit or credit card, or by Sterling BACS / internet transfer to our UK bank account. If paying by Standing Order, BACS or internet transfer, you will be sent the Society’s bank account details.

IMPORTANT: If paying by BACS / internet transfer, please quote your membership reference – or, lacking that, your name – as the reference.

Subscription payment method – please indicate how you wish to pay


  Debit or credit card

  Sterling BACS / internet transfer *

  Standing Order (UK members only) *

  Overseas currency internet transfer *

  Sterling cheque **

  Overseas currency cheque ***

If paying by Standing Order, BACS or internet transfer, you will be sent the Society’s bank account details.
If paying by cheque, please make the cheque payable to ‘Printing Historical Society’.
If paying by cheque in a currency other than Sterling, please add the equivalent of £10 as a contribution to UK bank collection charges. In some cases it may be impossible to collect, in which case we would need to contact you to arrange an alternative method of payment.