Monday, 19 January 2015

PRONI to host 10-week family history lecture series

The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland is to run a 10-week lunchtime lecture series – Your Family History – exploring some of the key archival sources used in family history.

You can book the lectures individually to suit your own research needs and interests, or you can reserve a place at all of them.

The lectures will take place on Wednesdays at 1pm and will be held at PRONI in Titanic Boulevard, Belfast, as follows:

11th March: Getting Started, with Janet Hancock

18th March: Using Street Directories, with Des McCabe

25th March: Church Records, with Valerie Adams

1st April: World War One Ancestors, with Ian Montgomery

8th April: Education Records, with Valerie Adams

15th April: Board of Guardian Records, with Janet Hancock

22nd April:
Valuation Records, with William McAfee

29th April: Landed Estate Records, with Stephen Scarth

6th May:
Courts, Prisons and Coroners records, with Wesley Geddis

13th May: GRONI, with Emma Elliott.

To book, send an email to or call 028 90 534800.