Belfast Branch


Belfast Branch usually meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7.30 p.m. from September to May.


Meetings are held in the C. S. Lewis Room, Holywood Arches Library,
4-12 Holywood Road, Belfast, BT4 1NT.

Annual Subscription

for the year 1st September 2019 to 31st August 2020

  • £24 for Single Membership
  • £32 for Joint Membership (2 people at the same address)

Guests and visitors are welcome to attend meetings without charge.

Officers 2019-20

  • Chairperson: Michael Parkinson
  • Secretary: Alan Hyndman – Email:
  • Treasurer: Alastair Gray

Social Media

Belfast Branch has a Facebook Private Group.

Programme 2019-20

Tuesday 28 January 2020
“Freeholders, Electors and Absent Voters”
Ian Montgomery

Tuesday 25 February 2020
“The Wee Yard, Workman and Clark in WW1”
Nigel Henderson

Events in March – June cancelled
due to the Coronavirus Public Health Emergency

Tuesday 24 March 2020
“An Armchair Tour of Dundonald Cemetery”
Peter McCabe

Tuesday 28 April 2020
“Tell Them of Us”
Claire McElhinney

Tuesday 26 May 2020
(Annual General Meeting)
“The Highs and Lows of Family Research”
Allen Johnston

Tuesday 24 September 2019
Introducing the Society and Branch – The Chairman
“How are we Researching?”

Tuesday 22 October 2019
“Stories from Stones – Researching Graveyards”
Tom Hartley

Tuesday 26 November 2019
“Talking about DNA”
Martin McDowell

Tuesday 17 December 2019 (3rd Tuesday)
“Christmas through the Ages”
Su Topping