Membership of The Burney Society (UK) is open to everyone who is interested in the life and writings of Frances Burney and/or her family. The annual subscription is £20 for individuals, £25 for couples living at the same address, £10 for students. We have recently introduced a £15 subscription rate for five years post graduation. If you wish to pay for 3 years in advance please email us stating your membership type at and we will send you a PayPal invoice. Membership is renewable on 13 June each year, the anniversary of Frances Burney’s birthday. Memberships taken out now will be valid until 13 June 2023. 

If you decide to join our society, you will receive the The Burney Society UK Newsletter, emailed to members seasonally. You will also receive two Burney Letters a year from the North American Burney Society and their peer reviewed annual publication The Burney Journal.

To join for a year, please download a copy of our membership form available via the link below and email it to  We encourage payment by PayPal by logging into your PayPal account, and making the recipient. Please note this is a Business account and the money from PayPal is paid directly into the Burney Society UK bank account. You can also pay by Bank transfer or by cheque, but please remember to email your form to however you choose to pay. 

If you wish to pay for your membership by cheque please make your cheque payable to Burney Society UK and email us at to obtain our current postal address. 

Membership fees paid now will be valid until 13 June 2023. 

Membership Form 2022 – 2023

Member's visit to The Regency House, Hove. Left of door is Society Chair Miriam Al Jamil & Right of door is Burney Society UK President , Peter Sabor. Photo: T Messent