The North of Ireland Family History Society

Registered Charity in Northern Ireland NIC106071

Membership Application / Renewal Form

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I wish to join / renew as a Belfast Branch Member of The North of Ireland Family History Society.
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Membership Fee to Join or Renew as a Belfast Branch Member
Membership is for the year from 1 September to 31 August.

For the Year 2022-23
Single £22.00
Joint £30.00
All payments in UK Sterling (GBP) only.
The membership fee is treated as a charitable donation to the Society.

Filling in your details

In the drop-down option boxes below.

Select your Membership Type.
Select your Membership Status.
If you are a Renewing Branch Member enter your Membership Number, or a “?” (question mark) if not known, in the box which will appear.
Then give your Name, Address, Email and Telephone details. If for Joint Membership – include both Names in the Title & Name box.
Make the Declaration by inserting a tick in the box if you qualify under the Gift Aid Scheme.
A PayPal form opens to take your payment details. Click on “Pay by Debit or Credit Card” if you don’t have a PayPal account. If prompted to Create a PayPal Account, look for “Not now” at bottom of form and click on it.

If you need any help, please email the Membership Secretary at

After your Payment has been made

A receipt for your payment will be emailed to you by PayPal.

The Society relies on volunteers to deal with the many areas of its service provision. It has no full-time staff.
Membership applications are normally processed on a weekly basis.
There may be up to seven days between paying the membership fee through PayPal and the processing of the application.

Your application will be processed by the Society and in due course you will receive –

  • Welcome Letter with the username and password for the website Members’ content
    –  check your email spam/junk folder if there seems to be an undue delay in our response.
  • North Irish Roots Journal when published
  • NIFHS News e-Newsletter when published

Thank you for your support of the work of the Society.