About the Thoroton Society

The Thoroton Society is Nottinghamshire's principal historical and archaeological society. It was founded in 1897 and named after Dr Robert Thoroton who, in 1677, published the first history of the county. The membership is world-wide and includes individuals, libraries and museums in four continents.

As a member of the Thoroton Society you:

General enquiries

Please contact the Thoroton Society's Honorary Secretary for non-membership related enquiries.

Joining the Thoroton Society

To join the society please download the Membership Application Form, print it out, complete and post it along with your subscription to the Membership Secretary at the address below.

If you are a UK tax payer, you can benefit the Society by completing the Gift Aid Declaration at the bottom of the membership application form. This will allow the Society to reclaim 25p for every £1 paid as a subscription or donation made by you.

Hannah Nicholson
Membership Secretary, Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire
121 Kent Road,

The annual subscription is due on 1 January.

The Thoroton Society Membership Renewal Form is also available to download.

The Thoroton Society membership subscriptions

Individual Ordinary Membership £27
Associate Member (at the same address) £6
Student £6
Individual Record Society Membership £16
Combined Ordinary and Record £38
Combined Ordinary, Associate and Record £44
Institutional Ordinary Members £27
Institutional Record Section Members £22 (UK)
£26 (International)