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

We are still Open for Business

  • Associate Membership applications are being accepted online.
  • Members can exchange views and help one another through our many Facebook Pages and Groups  shown below. 
  • A new weekly Bulletin is produced for emailing to Members.

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NIFHS Branches on Social Media

Some of the NIFHS Branches use social media to extend their contact with those interested in Family History research.
Facebook Groups may be “Public” or “Private”.
During this time of emergency restrictions these channels may be useful for making progress in your research.

North of Ireland DNA Project

The Society has established a project to use DNA testing as an aid to making genealogical connections within and between families whose roots are in the North of Ireland.

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NIFHS Smile & Shop – Android App

Do you shop on Amazon UK?  If so, next time use  Amazon will then, at no cost to you, make a donation to a charity of your choice.  The North of Ireland Family History Society is one of the charities to benefit.

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Join NIFHS for 2020

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 online, go to the Associate Membership page and submit your application via PayPal (using your PayPal account or a credit/debit card).

To join or renew by post use the Associate Membership Form with a cheque or Bankers Draft in UK Sterling drawn on a UK Bank to the Society.

Associate Members receive the two issues of the North Irish Roots journal published during the membership year.

With 40 years of promoting and encouraging personal and public study of family history research at home and abroad.

Ballynure – New Resouces

Lest We Forget” about the WWI Rolls of Honour in two churches in Ballynure, Co. Antrim has been made available to the Society by its author Mr Richard T Wallace.  More …

Ballynure Old Graveyard” by Mr Stephen Bell of the Ballynure Historical Group assisted by Mr Richard T Wallace has been made available to the Society.  More …

About Members-Only Content

The list of Resources available online for NIFHS Members. ­

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