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 The Bridge Community Centre, 50 Railway Street, Lisburn, BT 28 1XP.
View a photograph of The Bridge Community Centre.

Annual Subscription

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

  • £26 for Single Membership
  • £36 for Joint Membership (2 people at the same address)

Officers 2017-2018

  • Chairperson: Louise Lewis
  • Secretary: Jay Mateer – Email:
  • Treasurer: Mary Glendinning

Social Media

Lisburn Branch hosts a Facebook Page.


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

These books are available to buy:

  • Locally in the Branch
  • Online through the Shop.

Programme 2018

Tuesday 9 January 2018
Pre-1800 Records
Dr William Roulston

Tuesday 13 February 2018
The Photograph as an Historical Source
John Lynch

Tuesday 13 March 2018
Members’ Personal Research

Tuesday 10 April 2018
(Annual General Meeting)
Family History Resources at the Linenhall Library
Samantha McComb

Tuesday 8 May 2018 (Change of Subject and Speaker)
Five Dynasties of Montalto
Horace Reid

Tuesday 12 June 2018
Annual Outing
(to be arranged)

Programme 2017

Tuesday 12 September 2017
Beyond the 1901 Census
Anne Johnston

Tuesday 10 October 2017
DNA as an Aid to Family History
Martin McDowell

Tuesday 14 November 2017
Education Records
Valerie Adams

Tuesday 12 December 2017
Members’ Christmas Social Evening
Winter Tales