Larne Branch

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Annual Subscription

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

  • £16 for Single Membership
  • £22 for Joint Membership (2 people at the same address)

Officers 2020-21

  • Chairperson: vacant
  • Secretary: Glenyss Glass  Email:
  • Treasurer: David Simms

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.


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


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


Due to Coronavirus restrictions we will not meet in our usual venue.
All meetings will take place online using Zoom until further notice.
Meetings are usually held in Larne Bowling & Lawn Tennis Club, 112-120 Glenarm Road, Larne, BT40 1DZ.

Programme 2020-21

The Branch is using Zoom video meetings for Talks and to give members a forum for their interests and research during the Coronavirus restrictions. Everyone is welcome to join Branch Zoom meetings.

If you would like to participate in a Zoom meeting please contact our Branch Secretary, Glenyss Glass, via email to, and you will be sent a link which will enable you to join the Zoom meeting.

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

Monday 18 January 2021
Virtual Branch Meeting on Zoom
Homes for Heroes in the Larne District
Nigel Henderson

Monday 15 February 2021
Virtual Branch Meeting on Zoom
An Update on the Ballycarry DNA Project
Martin McDowell

Monday 15 March 2021
Virtual Branch Meeting on Zoom
Where to find Stories  of People in your Family Tree
Mike McKeag

Monday 19 April 2021
Virtual Branch Meeting on Zoom
Pioneers, Showmen and the RFC – Aviation in Ireland 1909-14
Guy Warner

Monday 17 May 2021
Virtual Branch Meeting on Zoom
Annual General Meeting

(Talk to be arranged)

Saturday 5 or 12 June 2021
(Details to be arranged)

Monday 21 September 2020
Virtual Branch Meeting on Zoom
Martha Craig
David Hume

Monday 19 October 2020
Virtual Branch Meeting on Zoom
Dusty Bluebells and the Waterloo Road
Angeline King

Monday 16 November 2020
Virtual Branch Meeting on Zoom
Tracing the Irish in Scotland
Chris Paton

Monday 21 December 2020
Virtual Branch Meeting on Zoom
A Victorian Childhood
Ron Bishop

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Membership is for the calendar year from 1 September to 31 August.
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