The Society is always looking for volunteers to help with our projects.

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Gifts in Wills


Remembering the Society in your will can support us for generations to come.

Leave a Legacy

Volunteer at Home


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You can volunteer at home!

Ask our Volunteer Manager about current indexing and transcribing projects.



The Society is a registered charity but is not government funded meaning we rely on membership fees, donations, legacies and grants.

How to donate



Friends of the Society enjoy a range of exclusive benefits as well as helping to support us.

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Gift Aid


Gift Aid allows us to reclaim the tax on your donations increasing their value by 25%.

Find out more about Gift Aid


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Fund for the Future


By donating to the Society on a regular basis you can help us invest in the future with confidence.

Become a regular donor

American Donations


If you are a US tax payer you can make tax deductibe donations through the American Fund for Charities.

Learn about American donations