The North of Ireland Family History Society is a registered charity (NIC106071) with particular reference to the nine counties of Ulster.
For over 40 years promoting and encouraging the private and public study of family history, genealogy, heraldry and local history.

The NIFHS Research Centre is normally open on Tuesdays between 2pm and 8pm.
Please check the Calendar for holiday closures.

We respectfully request that those with any COVID-19 related symptoms do not attend our premises.

Research Centre & Office: Unit C4, Valley Business Centre, 67 Church Road, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim, BT36 7LS.

New Members
Go to to join the Society.

Associate Members
Renewal for January – August 2024.
More information

Frequently Asked Questions
For answers to some questions about the new membership system
Go to our FAQ page.

Members Interests

updated 7 October
Surnames Index
Members Queries Index
Reciprocal Research Index
Members use the Profile Form
to submit their Interests.

How to request contact with Member
to follow up an Interest.

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Introductory Booklet Series

cover image - Census Records

Beginner, Census, Church Records, Research, Websites

County Booklet Series


Belfast, Cavan, Fermanagh, Londonderry, Monaghan, Tyrone

Location Booklet Series


Ballymacarret Methodist, Lisburn Parish of Blaris

Alan Godfrey Maps

Omagh 1906

One Inch Series, Town Series

Binders for North Irish Roots Journals are now available.

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