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 functionality provided by our new web site.

You may also download a copy of this guide here.


Paying for your Subscription

Details of all payment options available to members.


Legacy Web Site Password

This is different to your email address and password used to access our main site. This page is password protected and you must be logged in to view it.


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.


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: Dean Bagwell, 47 The Winter Knoll, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN17 6NQ

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