Lisburn Branch


Lisburn Branch usually meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. from September to May.


Meetings are held in the
Bridge Community Centre, 50 Railway Street, Lisburn, BT 28 1XP.

Photo - Lisburn Bridge Community Centre

Annual Subscription

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

  • £25 for Single Membership
  • £33 for Joint Membership (2 people at the same address)

Join at a Branch Meeting or contact the Branch Secretary
for more details about Branch Membership and its Benefits.

Officers 2019-20

  • Chairperson: Louise Lewis
  • Secretary: Elizabeth Scott  Email:
  • Treasurer: Mary Glendinning

Programme 2019-20

Tuesday 14 January 2020
Stories from Stones: Researching Graveyards
Tom Hartley

Tuesday 11 February 2020
Irish Internal Migration 1600- 2019
Dr Patrick Fitzgerald

Tuesday 10 March 2020
The Border Reivers
Dr David Hume

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

Tuesday 7 April 2020
Recent Family History Discoveries
Branch Members

Tuesday 12 May 2020
(Annual General Meeting)

The Registry of Deeds
Dr Linde Lunney

Friday 12 June 2020
Annual Branch Outing
(to be arranged)

Tuesday 10 September 2019
Some Things Never Change!  40 Years of Family History Research 
Branch Members

Tuesday 8 October 2019
Lisburn, Belfast and the Growth of the Linen Industry
Dr Ciaran Toal

Tuesday 12 November 2019
(Change of Subject/Speaker)
A Dander Down Railway Street
Elizabeth Scott

Tuesday 10 December 2019
As True as I’m Standing Here: Quirky PRONI Stories
Dr Ann McVeigh

You can also download the programme in PDF format.

Lisburn Branch Newsletters

Archived Lisburn Branch Newsletters.

Lisburn Branch Photo Gallery

The 2019 NIFHS AGM

Social Media

Lisburn Branch has a Facebook Page.
Have a look at it to see what’s happening there.

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Lisburn Branch has produced some publications based on its research activities:

These are available to buy:

  • Locally in the Branch
  • At the Research Centre C4
  • Online through the Shop

Lisburn Parish of Blaris