Killyleagh Branch


Killyleagh Branch usually meets on the first Monday of the month at 8:00 p.m. from October to May. The September meeting takes the form of an Outing.


Meetings are usually held in the Killyleagh Masonic Hall, 50 High Street, Killyleagh, BT30 9QF.

Annual Subscription

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

  • £20 for Single Membership
  • £32 for Joint Membership (2 people at the same address)

Officers 2017-2018

  • Chairperson: Elizabeth Fleming
  • Secretary: Ruth Patterson – E-mail :
  • Treasurer: Ian Lappin

Social Media

The Branch hosts a Facebook Page.


The Branch has produced a book based on its research activities:

which is available to buy:

Programme 2018

Monday 8 January 2018
My Experience with Family Research
George Busby

Monday 5 February 2018
Bee Keeping; Cottage Craft and The Modern Ways: How it has Become
Ken Tait

Monday 5 March 2018
The History of the Down Recorder
Marcus Crichton

Monday 9 April 2018
(Annual General Meeting)
Ulster Folklore
Laura Spence

May 2018
Summer Outing
(to be arranged)

Programme 2017

Saturday 2 September 2017
Autumn Outing  – Clifton House and Clifton Street Cemetery
(Meet in the Clifton House – cark park available)
If you want to join this Outing please email your details to

Monday 2 October 2017
A Beginner’s Guide to DNA
Martin McDowell

Monday 6 November 2017
Sir Richard Pim
John Pim

Monday 4 December 2017
Members’ Night