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Bunch of carrots Your annual subscription to the BAHS gives you two issues of Agricultural History Review, as well as any supplements we publish during the year, and two issues of Rural History Today. Two individuals at the same address can join for the price of one, and receive only one copy of each issue (‘joint subscription’). Joint subscription does not apply to the concessionary rate. You also have exclusive online access to the most recent three years’ issues of Agricultural History Review.
Individual or joint subscribers are also entitled to vote at the AGM and to apply for grants to support conferences and other initiatives. Institutional and library subscribers can give online access to the most recent three years’ issues of Agricultural History Review to their affiliates, as described in our terms and conditions.

Please fill in the form below. Pressing Submit will take you to a page where you can pay by PayPal. Details are also given for paying by BACS.
Annual subscription for individual or joint UK members is £30.

There is a concessionary rate of £15 for UK students not in full-time employment and UK residents who are registered unemployed. This does not apply to joint subscriptions.

Annual subscription for individual or joint members overseas is £42. This reflects the extra postage cost.

Annual subscription for libraries and other institutions for 2019 is £125.

The BAHS is a charity

Annual subscriptions support our publications, newsletters, online forums, the online library, the Thirsk Prize, the ‘Work in Progress’ list, and links to rural museums and related societies and organisations.

If you’re not ready to pay an annual subscription, please keep in touch by signing up for our email newsletter.

Donations, however small, are also welcome.

Subscription renewals

If you pay by cheque or BACS transfer, you will need to renew your subscription on 1 February each year, unless you also set up a standing order. If doing a BACS transfer, please make sure you identify yourself in the Payment reference. The details are: Sort Code 309696, Account No. 00075423

If you pay by standing order, your subscription year begins on 1 February.

If you pay by PayPal, a recurring payment is set up. Your subscription year begins on the anniversary of the date you first paid by PayPal.

Joining by post

If you don’t want to fill in the online form, there is a paper form [PDF]: send it with a cheque to the address given on the form.

Amending your Standing Order

If you have not amended your standing order to reflect the new subscription rate introduced in February 2019, please do so as soon as possible. Either send the standing order form on the second page of the paper form [PDF] to your bank or use Internet banking to amend the standing order yourself. Whichever way you choose, please confirm that you have done so by either filling in and posting a paper form [PDF] or filling in and submitting the online subscription form below. Thank you.

BAHS Annual Subscription Form

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We will use your postal details to send you two copies of each of Agricultural History Review and Rural History Today each year. We will use your email address only to communicate with you about your membership or other BAHS-related matters. Every month or so we send out an email newsletter drawing your attention to new items and changes on the Society's web site. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time, using the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of every newsletter. By giving us your information you consent to receive our postal mailings and email communications. We will not sell or give any of your details to anyone else.

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