Ballymena Branch


Ballymena Branch usually meets on the last Thursday of the month at 7:15 p.m. from September to May.


Meetings are held in Michelin Arts Workshop, Braid Arts Centre 1-29 Bridge Street, Ballymena, BT43 5EJ.

Annual Subscription

for the year 1st September 2017 to 31st August 2018

  • £25 for Single Membership
  • £30 for Joint Membership (2 people at the same address)

Officers 2017-2018

  • Chairperson: Brian O’Hara
  • Secretary: Sharon King – E-mail:
  • Treasurer: Alan Rosborough

Programme 2018

Thursday 25 January 2018
Women in the Great War
Carol Walker, Somme Association

Thursday 22 February 2018
Members Night

Thursday 22 March 2018 (4th Thursday)
Researching around Adoption and using DNA resources
Sean T Traynor

Thursday 26 April 2018
Annual General Meeting

Thursday 31 May 2018
Visit to PRONI, Titanic Quarter, Belfast

June 2018
Day Trip
(to be arranged – details later)

Special Event 2017

Saturday 2 September 2017
11 am – 4 pm : Free Admission
Ballymena Family History Fair and Family Tree DNA Event
The Braid, Town Hall, Bridge Street, Ballymena

Programme 2017

Thursday 28 September 2017
Registration and Welcome
Overview of The North of Ireland Family History Society

Thursday 26 October 2017
Researching around Adoption and using DNA Resources
Séan T Traynor, Causeway C&G Branch

Thursday 30 November 2017
Researching Court Records
Wesley Geddis, PRONI

December 2017
Christmas Dinner at the Tullyglass Hotel
(to be arranged – details later)