The North of Ireland Family History Society is a voluntary not-for-profit organisation encouraging an interest in family history with particular reference to the nine counties in the historic Province of Ulster.

Find out how joining our Society at one of its Branches or with Associate Membership can help your research.

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Find out how our Research Centre with its Resources and online Shop can help your research.

Research Centre


NIFHS logoAssociate Membership is for those, typically living far away, who do not attend meetings but who wish to enjoy the other Benefits of Membership. To join or renew, go to the Associate Membership page and submit your application online via PayPal (using your PayPal account or a credit/debit card), or post the Associate Membership Form with a Cheque or Bankers Draft in UK Sterling drawn on a UK Bank to the Society.

About Members-Only Content

The list of Resources available online for NIFHS Members.

Society AGM Day Events

The programme of events for AGM Day 2016, on Saturday 21 May, organised by the Ballymena Branch of the Society has been published.

My Family Odyssey

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My Family Odyssey

Organised by the Belfast Branch for all Members of the Society. The closing date for receipt of entries was 3rd April 2016. The result will be announced at the Society Annual General Meeting on Saturday 21 May 2016.

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