Larne Branch


Larne Branch usually meets on the third Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. from September to May.


Meetings are usually held in Larne Bowling & Lawn Tennis Club, 112-120 Glenarm Road, Larne, BT40 1DZ.

Annual Subscription

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

  • £22 for Single Membership
  • £30 for Joint Membership (2 people at the same address)

Officers 2019-20

  • Chairperson: Bill Longmore
  • Secretary: Glenyss Glass  Email:
  • Treasurer: Dorothy Kane

Social Media

Larne Branch hosts a Closed Facebook Group.

Larne Branch Facebook Group


This could be a useful Group to join to further your family history research in the locality.

Programme 2019-20

Monday 20 January 2020
An East Antrim Sketchbook
Adrian Steele

Monday 17 February 2020
From UVF to 36th (Ulster) Division
Carol Walker MBE, Director Somme Association

Monday 16 March 2020
Tales of Islandmagee Mariners
Hugh Burns – Larne NIFHS

Events in April – June cancelled
due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Monday 20 April 2020
The Waterloo Road
Angeline King

Monday 18 May 2020
Annual General Meeting
Ulster Scots Language & Poetry
Matthew Warwick – Ulster Scots Agency

Saturday 6 or 13 June 2020

Monday 16 September 2019
A Call to Militancy?
Whitehead Suffragette Society

Monday 21 October 2019
The Belfast Famine (1845-1849)
Jenny Cumming – Newtownabbey NIFHS

Monday 18 November 2019
Larne Naval Base in the Great War
Guy Warner

Monday 16  December 2019
Christmas Night
Christmas through the Ages
Su Topping – Larne NIFHS


Larne Branch has produced two publications based on its research activities:

These books are usually available to buy:

  • Locally in Larne at The Book Nook.
  • Online through the Shop.

Book - Resting in Larnes Green LandOn Tranquil Land or Stormy Sea