Causeway Coast and Glens Branch

During the Coronavirus Emergency

Renew or Join as a Branch Member online

Want to Renew?
The Renewal Forms for the new season are being sent out shortly. However, the Coronavirus Emergency restrictions and precautions mean that the monthly Branch Meetings where the forms and payments are usually handed in cannot take place. So how can membership be renewed?

  • Do it Online. A new option this year.
    Fill in a form and then pay by debit/credit card via PayPal.
    Go to the Online Causeway Branch Membership Form.
  • Post the “form and cheque” to the Branch Treasurer is an option.

Whichever option we look forward to you being with us this year.

Want to Join?
No need to worry about Renewal Forms.
Go to the Online Causeway Branch Membership Form.

We look forward to you joining with us this year.

Annual Subscription

for the year 1st September 2020 to 31st August 2021

  • £18 for Single Membership
  • £26 for Joint Membership (2 people at the same address)

Officers 2020-21

  • Chairperson: Séan T Traynor
  • Secretary:  Elwyn Soutter Email:
  • Treasurer: Andrew Kane

Social Media

Causeway Branch hosts a Facebook Page and a Closed Facebook Group.


Causeway Branch has its own website at


Due to Coronavirus restrictions we will not meet in our usual venue.
All meetings will take place online using Zoom until further notice.

Programme 2020-21

The Branch has arranged to use Zoom video meetings for Talks and to give members a forum for their interests and research during the Coronavirus restrictions.

Please contact our Branch Secretary, Elwyn Soutter, if you would like to participate in the Zoom meetings. Email:

Help will be available for members who have not previously used Zoom.

Tuesday 17 November 2020
30 minute film about Billy parish
Liam Logan

Tuesday 1 December 2020
Genealogy in Historical Research with a focus on the family of Rev Gabriel Cornwall (c1630-c1688)
Jonathan Gray

Tuesday 19 January 2021
The future of family history
Nick Barratt

Tuesday 16 February 2021
Not yet decided
Donnell O’Loan

Tuesday 30 March 2021
Gravestones in Ballintoy
Dorothy Arthur

Tuesday 20 April 2021
Fraternally Yours – A history of fraternities in Ulster eg Orange Order, Freemasons, Hibernians etc. Background and how family history can be found.
Dr David Hume

Tuesday 18 May 2021
Tracing the Irish in Scotland
Chris Paton

Tuesday 29 June 2021
Occupational hazards – The working lives of our ancestors
Dr Janet Few