Membership Information

Should you have any questions or enquiries about membership or access to our web sites, you are welcome to contact the Membership Secretary, but please first view the links below, where we hope to have provided the information that you require.


Self Service User Guide

A member’s walk through the membership functionality provided by our new web site.

User Guide to the IOWFHS Website

A guide to navigating our new web site for all users.

Making a Payment to us

Details of all payment options available to members.

The Society's bank account number is 00283911 with sort code 30-97-42 (Lloyds Bank) - please quote your membership number and Surname as a reference when paying by Internet Banking. Payment in sterling only.

Legacy Web Site Password

We have now discontinued the use of our Legacy website. If you do get linked to it, and are unsure of what is happening, let us know. All the legacy databases have now been transferred, in one form or another, to this current website.

Members’ Interests Database

Advice and information on how to submit your surnames interests and get the most out of the database, and about One-Name Studies.

Subscription Rates

Confused about which subscription to take? Detailed information about our subscription pricing.

Frequently Asked Questions

We get asked a lot of questions regarding membership and use of our sites. Whilst most is incorporated in the pages listed above, the more frequent (and recent) ones can be found here.


How to Contact the Membership Secretary

By email to:

By post to: Mrs Gerry NEWBERRY, Mulberry House, Coastguard Lane, Brook, ISLE OF WIGHT, PO30 4HQ

Postal Applications - Whist our new web site provides members with greater control of their own accounts we recognise that some members may still prefer to post their application and payment to us.

At the bottom of this page are various forms to print out, fill in and return by post (the address is on the form) to the Membership Secretary.


Downloadable forms

For paper copies of our forms, please download either as a word document or in pdf format.


Bank Standing Order (word) (pdf)
Membership Application (word) (pdf)
Membership Renewal (word) (pdf)
Personal Consent (word) (pdf)


Downloadable Documents in pdf format

IOWFHS Constitution  
Data Protection Policy  
Personal Information Statement