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 family history research.

Research Centre

Join NIFHS for 2017

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.


The All World Edition of FindMyPast is now available for Members to use on a computer in the C4 Research Centre Office.

Family Trees

The Society’s collection of Family Trees has now been indexed – are your relatives mentioned there?  Or in the Ancestor Charts?  Or in the Mourning Cards?

Family History Conference

The Causeway Coast and Glens Branch has organised a 5 day Conference 25-29 September 2017 in Portrush. More details …

Additional Opening Hours

The Research Centre at C4 is open on the morning of the 3rd Thursday of the month.  More details on the Research Centre page. ­

About Members-Only Content

The list of Resources available online for NIFHS Members.