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.
Booking is not required.  Closed during holiday periods.  Check Calendar.

We respectfully ask 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.

Associate Membership

(for the 12 months from 1st January to 31st December) is for those, typically living far away, who cannot attend local meetings but who wish to enjoy the Benefits of Membership.

Use the Associate Form 2023

Members with an “A” number renew using this form.

Members Interests

updated 7 December
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

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