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Costs/How to Pay

Our subscription rate is £15 per year for single or joint membership, UK or Overseas. Membership is renewable annually on the anniversary of your date of joining. Joint membership covers up to two members living at the same address.

When you submit your application form you will be asked to select your preferred method of payment and full details will then be be supplied.

In brief, payment can be made in one of the following ways:

  • Online using PayPal, credit or debit card. Please note that whilst you may use any credit or debit card to pay your subscription with PayPal you will need to set up a PayPal Optional Account, the details of which can be found by clicking on the link at the bottom of the PayPal page.   It is also possible to set up a recurring payment via PayPal to ensure continuing membership.
  • By direct debit, if you hold a UK bank account, thus ensuring automatic renewal of your subscription.  The form can be accessed via this link https://www.hgs-familyhistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/DD-Form.pdf
  • A sterling cheque, drawn on a UK bank.
  • In cash, in person, at the HGS Office.
  • Through Genfair (www.genfair.co.uk).   This method will incur a £0.50 administration charge.

 

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