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

My Family Odyssey

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My Family Odyssey

The details of the Biennial Competition for 2016 are now available. Organised by the Belfast Branch for all Members of the Society. The closing date for receipt of entries is 3rd April 2016. Competition Leaflet (pdf)


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 sterling cheque to the Society.

Courses for Autumn 2015

NIFHS logoThe North of Ireland Family History Society runs courses on a variety of topics for Members and the public.

The details of the Courses being offered for Autumn 2015 are now available. Book your place by email to Sandra at giving your name, membership number (if any) and the course(s) wanted.

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