Newtownabbey Branch


Newtownabbey Branch usually meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. from September to May.


Meetings are normally held in the Drama Theatre, Glengormley High School, 134 Ballyclare Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 5HP.

Annual Subscription

for the year 1st September 2018 to 31st August 2019

  • £20 for Single Membership
  • £30 for Joint Membership (2 people at the same address)

Officers 2018-19

  • Chairperson: Etta Mann
  • Secretary: Evelyn Barrett – Email:
  • Treasurer: Kathleen Morrison

Social Media

Newtownabbey Branch hosts a Facebook Page.

Programme 2018-19

Monday 14 January 2019
Quirky PRONI Stories
Ann  McVeigh

Monday 11 February 2019
Branch Members Night

Monday 11 March 2019
Presbyterian Historical Society Records
Valerie Adams

Monday 8 April 2019
What the Newspapers wrote about My Family
Michael Parkinson

Monday 13 May 2019
(Annual General Meeting )
Artefacts Evening

A Saturday in June 2019
Branch Outing (to be arranged)

Monday 10 September 2018
Welcome and Introduction to Family History Research Recording
Branch Members

Monday 8 October 2018
Griffiths Valuation
Anne Johnston

Monday 12 November 2018
Diary of a WWI Nurse
Jenny Cummings

Tuesday 10 December 2018
Historical Superstitions
Hugh Burns


There are several publications based on research activities in the locality:

These items are available to buy:

  • Online through the Shop.

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