The North of Ireland Family History Society is a registered charity (NIC106071) with particular reference to the nine counties of Ulster.

Front cover of North Irish Roots Vol. 30.1Recently dispatched
to Members

Tyrone Branch

Annual General Meeting 
10am Saturday 18 May 2019

in the Committee Room, Omagh Library
followed by a visit to Drumragh Old Graveyard



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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The NIFHS Research Centre “C4”

Find out how our Research Centre with its Resources and our online Shop can help your research in Family History.
Open from 2 pm to 8 pm
on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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Resting in Larne’s Green Land

This book details the gravestone Inscriptions and Interments in the Old Section of Larne’s Green Land cemetery.

Price reduced – now £9.50 plus P&P.

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JSTOR for NIFHS Members

An outline of what you can find in the JSTOR Ireland Collection which is provided free of charge to all paid up NIFHS branch and associate members with an email address registered with JSTOR Support.

The Beginner’s Introduction to JSTOR

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NIFHS Smile & Shop

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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Are you interested in any of these courses?

To book your place now email Martin at

Please give your

  • Full Name, Membership Number (if any), Course Title, Course Date

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If the course you are interested in is marked FULLY BOOKED,
email Martin at for a place on the waiting list.
If demand is sufficient the course may be repeated.

These courses are open to members and non-members, however a course will not run if there are not enough enrolments for it.

More details can be found on the Courses page.

Join NIFHS for 2019

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.

Branches on Social Media

Some of the NIFHS Branches use social media to extend their contact with those interested in Family History research.  More …

About Members-Only Content

The list of Resources available online for NIFHS Members. ­

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?

What’s On?

The new season of talks arranged by the various Branches starts in September. All are open to the public. The Branch Membership year runs from September to August. New members are especially welcome. Join early to get the maximum benefit.

The Calendar includes events planned by the Society and its Branches.  Details may be subject to change. Please confirm details with the organising Branch.


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

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Front cover of North Irish Roots Vol. 30.1

The latest issue – Volume 30 No. 1
has been dispatched to Members.

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

Research Centre