The Friends of The National Archives is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), whose members have various powers under its constitution. These powers include voting on amendments to the constitution; to elect trustees; to put resolutions to General Meetings of the members; to vote on amalgamation or transfer of assets to another CIO and dissolution of the CIO.
Under charity law all CIO members have a duty to exercise these members’ powers in the way they consider in good faith is most likely to further the CIO’s charitable purposes. The constitution requires that you confirm your acceptance of this duty to become a full voting member of the CIO. If you do not agree to exercise the powers vested in members then your application cannot be accepted.
By applying for membership you acknowledge and agree to exercise these powers, and your name will be then be entered into the Register of Members.
Please make sure you click on the correct part of the log in screen. See photo below:
New Membership Categories
Individual Membership – £30 for 12 months
Available to an individual, aged 18 years or over. To apply please click here
Joint Membership – £45 for 12 months
Available for two individuals living at the same address, aged 18 years or over. To apply, please click here
Discount Membership – £20 for 12 months
Available to an individual aged between 18 years and under 27 years, in full time education. To apply, please click here
Organisation, Society or Research Group – £90 for 12 months
Available to organisations involved in historical research, library or archival services. Membership does not extend to their individual members, only to the organisation itself. To apply, please click here
Life Membership – £500
Available to a single individual over 18 years of age. To apply, please click here