Membership in the Clan Wallace Society is extended to the Clan and Family of Wallace (various spellings), those related to them by blood or by marriage, and to anyone else having an interest in the purposes of the Society, which are: Educational, with emphasis on the history of Scotland, its public figures, such as Sir William Wallace, the National Hero of Scotland who suffered martydom for his country in 1305, its Clans and the heritage and achievements of those of Scottish descent.
The Society now has several Classes of Membership available:
Any person may join Clan Wallace Society as an Annual Member by filing the standard Membership Application form and by donating $20.00 USD to the Society for the first year. Payment may be made by either check or by cash.
Entry as a Life Member is available by submission of the standard form and by making a donation of $175.00 USD to the Society by either check or cash. LIFE Members receive The Wallace Family in America, and Mitchell’s The Wallaces of Elderslie free of charge with membership.
New members may become a Council Member by submission of the standard form and donation of $350.00 USD to the Society by check or cash. Council Members receive The Wallace Family in America, Mitchell’s The Wallaces of Elderslie, The Clan Wallace, Fourth Edition and Seaver’s Wallace Genealogical Data free of charge with membership.
Life and Council Memberships require no further donations to maintain active membership status. Membership for Annual Members starts upon application and payment, however the Membership Year for all Annual Memberships will be 1 January through 31 December of each year. Annual members, who join the Society during the period 1 January through 30 June, will be credited with membership through the rest of the current membership year. Annual Members, who join on 1 July or after in any year, will be credited with membership for the balance of the current year and for all of the next membership year.
Upgrading of Memberships
Existing Annual Members and Life Members may upgrade to higher levels of membership at any time by sending a completed application form along with the appropriate required donation to the Membership Chair(s).
- Annual Member upgrade to Life Member for a donation of $175.00 USD
- Annual Member upgrade to Council Member for a donation of $350.00 USD
- Life Member upgrade to Council Member for a donation of $175.00 USD
All Memberships are individual and are not transferable.
To apply for Clan Wallace Society membership please CLICK HERE!
Below contains various documents, including our bylaws, conveners handbook, and membership information and application. All of the documents are in the PDF Format. Most Web browsers have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed so you can read them in PDF format.
Membership Application – Printable Membership Application
CWS By-Laws – the full 9 page document
Society Brochure – TriFold
Society Articles of Incorporation-1966
CWS Genealogy Handbook-Apr.’09