LNWR Membership Application

Important Note.   If you wish to pay by online  the payment button will say “Donate”  This is to comply with PayPal and Charity Commission requirements. Clicking the “Donate” button will take you to the relevant payment method.

I wish to join the L&NWR Society for the calendar year commencing 1st January 2023 to 31st December 2023.

A PDF copy of the application form is available here should you wish to apply by post. If you wish to subscribe by paying with a Sterling Cheque or Postal order please make it payable to L&NWR Society and send it with an application form to: L&NWRS Membership, 19 Totternhoe Road, Dunstable, Beds, LU6 2AF.

If you wish to pay online please complete the following boxes including the Data Protection Notice, and if applicable, the Gift Aid declaration.

Full Name
Address (including postcode)
Country (if outside the UK)
Email Address
Telephone Number

Membership Fee – £35 per annum

  • Europe – £46 per annum including postage of Journals, etc.
  • Rest of the World – £57 per annum including postage of Journals etc (all publications sent by Air Mail)

Data Protection Notice

Your personal details will be recorded on a database for the sole use of the trustees and officers of the Society in order to facilitate the running of the Society. This includes your name and postal address being sent to the distributors of the Journal and Newsletter. It also includes your details being sent to the printers of our annual renewal notice. Members’ data will not be shared with other members without their prior consent. A copy of the Society’s privacy notice can be found here.

I agree to my name, postal address, email address and interests being placed on a members’ database. This database, controlled by the Membership Secretary, will only be accessed by the trustees and officers of the Society to contact members, to send e-newsletters, notifications and publications. Member’s data will not be shared with other members without their prior consent. My permission remains in force whilst I am a member of the Society or until I notify you otherwise.


If you have any enquiries or require clarification please contact the Chairman

Gift Aid Declaration (optional)

If you are a UK taxpayer, then at no cost to yourself you can considerably increase the value of your subscription to the Society. Do please help in this way if you can, but before signing, please read the notes below to be sure you are eligible.

I wish the London & North Western Railway Society to treat all donations/membership subscriptions I make from the date of this declaration until I notify you otherwise as Gift Aid Donations.


By pressing the submit button below, you are confirming your acceptance of the Society’s Data Protection and Privacy Policy and, if relevant, to treat your subscription and donation as Gift Aid donations.

After pressing the submitting the submit button you will be taken to PayPal. Please note that the PayPal screens will refer to a ‘donation’. This is the simplest way in PayPal to accept a variable amount – your payment will be correctly allocated across membership and any donation in our records.

My interests lie in the following area(s)

I am mainly interested in the following period(s)





My motivations are

Other (please state)


Do you have an interest in a particular Line, Locomotive, Station, Carriage, etc?

If you are a modeller, please indicate which Gauge(s) and Scale(s)

How did you hear about the Society?

Society Website

Other (please state)


Gift Aid Declaration Notes

You must be a UK taxpayer and pay an amount of income tax and/or capital gains tax at least equal to the tax reclaimed on all your Gift-Aided donations in the tax year. (Currently 25p for each £1 on which Gift Aid is claimed).

  1. If you pay income and / or capital gains tax at the higher rate you may be able to claim marginal tax relief.
  2. If in the future your circumstances change and you no longer pay tax on your income and/or capital gains tax at least equal to the tax reclaimed as Gift Aid, you may need to cancel your Gift Aid Declaration to the London & North Western Railway Society. (See Note 2 above).
  3. You can cancel this declaration at any time by advising the London & North Western Railway Society in writing; it will then not apply to donations / membership subscriptions you make on or after the date of cancellation or such later date as you specify.
  4. Please notify in writing the London and North Western Railway Society if you change your name or address while the declaration is in force.
  5. If you have any queries on Gift Aid or on completion of this form please contact the Society at the address shown above. For more information on Gift Aid ask your local tax office for leaflet IR113, Gift Aid or see www.hmrc.gov.uk and search ‘gift aid’.



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