The SBD is here to help
those researching brush or broom maker ancestors and their families.
have many members in the UK and Worldwide.
Membership is Just £15 for Life!
Pay by Credit Card via Paypal
payable to firstname.lastname@example.org - a PayPal Account
(A friend who buys on eBay may be able
to help you with this )
Pay by UK cheque/P.O. toWhat do I get as a Lifetime
Society of Brushmakers
Each New Member will be given authority to join the SBD' s
Private Bulletin Board, on which
they will be able to read members' messages and post their own
Members may contact each other via the Board.
Board contains many thousands of posts from members, and articles, text
files, videos and pictures for free
Download the rare 1983 Society of Brushmakers History
Members can download Society Journals for free.
download the 1829 and 1851 Lists of Journeymen, which contain names and
locations of hundreds of brushmakers.
Members can view indexes to every SBD
Journal and to the 19th Century Lists of Journeyman Brushmakers.
and Journals are available to members via the Society.
It is intended that
ALL SBD Journals will be made available for free download to members via the
You may also post your own text files and pictures. Messages
to the Board are permanent and will be stored in an archive which can be viewed
by other members.
You may purchase the unique publications and pictures produced
by the SBD including the extremely rare 19th Century "Lists of Journeyman
Brushmakers" for 1865 and 1869, that list UK brushmakers by
Your details will be published on the "Members
Interest Names" section of this site, and your contact details will be made
available on the Brushmakers Board so that other members may contact you
directly and vice versa.
(details can include your home address and a phone
number, or just an email address, if you
how to access the BBS will be sent after receipt of your membership
There is no time limit
on your membership once you have paid your initial fee!
NO RENEWALS - EVER!
Please note: I view members' messages to the
board regularly and will reply to all enquiries there.
Sorry, I cannot
deal with enquiries on specific brushmakers/names except via the Bulletin
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(payable to email@example.com)
Pay by UK cheque/P.O. to
Society of Brushmakers