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How to Join SOS

New members are always welcome. Current subscription rates are set out below.

To get an application form, download both sides of the printed version here:

Note that page 2 indicates that a Junior membership is £8.00. This has been changed and should now show that such a membership is without charge.

Please note that this is NOT an online form! You need to print and complete the form by hand before sending it, with the appropriate payment, to the Membership Secretary (see below). Joint members should enter the full names of both parties on the application form.

If you are a UK taxpayer, then you can increase the value of your subscription by completing the Gift Aid section of page 1 of the form.

We are happy to accept a Bankers’ Order to pay your subscription directly from your bank account. Page 1 of the membership application form includes a Bankers’ Order form for your convenience.

IMPORTANT. Please ensure that you complete the General Data Protection Regulation Consent section of page 1 of the form (including the tick boxes) to give your consent to the Society holding your personal data and communicating with you regarding SOS business.

Information on SOS Privacy Policy can be found at the bottom of this page.

Send your application form with all relevant sections completed to:

  • The Membership Secretary, Shropshire Ornithological Society, Cherries, 6 Sytche Close, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13 6JJ.

Subscription Rates

Annual Rates

 Full Adult Member  £18.00 per annum
 Joint Membership (2 Adults at the same address + children under 17)  £24.00 per annum
 Junior Member  FREE!
 Affiliated Bodies  £18.00 per annum

Life Membership

 Members up to 60 Years of Age  £360
 Joint Membership up to 60 Years of Age  £420
 Members over 60 Years of Age  £270
 Joint Membership over 60 Years of Age  £310

SOS Privacy Notice

SOS complies with its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulations by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

A detailed summary of our Data Protection Policy, and access to both paper and online forms for providing consent to use your personal data for the purposes stated, is available by following THIS link.


Page updated: 11/12/2022