During the Coronavirus Emergency
for the year 1st September 2020 to 31st August 2021
- £12 for Single Membership
- £18 for Joint Membership (2 people at the same address)
- Chairperson: Etta Mann
- Secretary: Evelyn Barrett – Email: Newtownabbey@nifhs.org
- Treasurer: Siobhan Watson
Newtownabbey Branch hosts a Facebook Page.
There are several publications based on research activities in the locality:
- The Hidden Graveyard, Carnmoney (Book)
- The Corner Graveyard, Carnmoney (PDF CD)
- Carved in Stone, Carnmoney (PDF CD)
- Mallusk Memorials (Book) (Belfast Branch)
These items are available to buy:
- Online through the Shop.
Newtownabbey Branch usually meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 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 normally held in the Drama Theatre, Glengormley High School, 134 Ballyclare Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 5HP.
The Branch has arranged to use Zoom video meetings for Talks and to give members a forum for their interests and research during the Coronavirus restrictions.
Please contact our Branch Secretary, Evelyn Barrett, if you would like to participate in the Zoom meetings. (Start time 7pm.) Email: Newtownabbey@nifhs.org
Help will be available for members who have not previously used Zoom.
Monday 12 October 2020
Carrickfergus – Walk Around the Walls
Ron Bishop, Carrickfergus and District Historical Society
Monday 9 November 2020
Using Google Earth Pro
Elaine Fraser, Victoria Genealogical Society, British Columbia, Canada
Monday 14 December 2020
Christmas – the Facts and the Folklore
Dr Robert Curran
January 2021 (Date to be confirmed)
Martin McDowell, NIFHS
Monday 8 February 2021
Votes for Women: the Suffrage Movement in Ulster
Myrtle Hill, visiting research fellow in the School of History,
Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, QUB
Monday 8 March 2021
Monday 14 June 2021