How To Help

The Northumberland Archives Trust is a charity. As a charity, it relies on the generosity of its members and supporters to help it achieve its central purpose – to assist in preserving Northumberland’s rich resource of archives and records and to make them available to all. Find out how you can help by clicking on one of the buttons above.

Become a Member

As a Member your annual subscription will help ensure Northumberland Archives Trust fulfils its mission to open the riches of Northumberland’s archives to as many people as possible.

By becoming a Member, you will:

  • Receive regular updates on the work of the Archives Service and on projects funded through the Trust
  • Learn of talks and other events arranged by the Service in partnership with the Trust
  • Attend an exclusive Annual Lecture exploring intriguing aspects of the County’s past and other topics of interest
  • Attend an Annual Meeting at which members of the Trust’s Board set out the Trust’s plans for the future.

Our Current Membership Fees :

  • Individual Membership - £10.00
  • Couple/Family - £15.00
  • Corporate - £50.00

To become a member, please click on the link below to enter our online membership system where you can register your details.

Become a Patron

Patrons of the Trust commit to making an annual donation to the charity of at least £100.  (The donation may be made either by an individual or through a charitable trust.) In return for this, they become a member of the Patron’s Club and are able to:

  • Attend an annual social event at which they can meet the Trustees and other Patrons of the Trust
  • Join in occasional behind-the-scenes tours and other activities
  • Meet with the Trustees annually to discuss the future development of the Trust

Becoming a Patron may be of particular interest to supporters of the Trust who have lodged their family papers with the Archives Service.

To become a Patron, and for more information, please contact our Chair.