JOIN THE WINTHROP SOCIETY

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

The Winthrop Society is open to all men and women eighteen years of age or older, of good character and proven descent from one or more passengers of the Winthrop fleet, or of others who settled in the Bay Colony and Down East on or before 31 December 1640.

Successful applicants for membership will receive a handsome certificate on gold parchment, suitable for framing, personalized with the Member's name and information about their qualifying ancestor.  Members have full privileges to:

  • access our Members Only area;

  • vote for Officers;

  • serve as Officers and Adjutants; and

  • participate in Winthrop Society projects.

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND FORM