Friday 25 October 2019

PRONI confirms launch of new records in November

As advised early last month, the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) has been planning to launch a number of newly digitised records this autumn. Further details of the timing and content of the release is now available.

Architectural drawings of a school in Dungannon
The launch event will be held on Friday 29 November at PRONI's premises in Belfast.

Running from 11am to 3pm and with lunch included, the event will feature a series of presentations and demonstrations showcasing digitized records that will be available online, and PRONI staff will show attendees how to navigate and search the records.

Guest speakers, including Valerie Adams of the Presbyterian Historical Studies and others, will talk about some of the key releases including:
  • Tithe Applotment records (FIN/5A)
  • Education Grant Aid records. (ED/1)
  • Hogg photographs (LA/7)
  • Northern Ireland Hansard (NILA/7)

All are welcome to attend the event, which is free, but you need to register.

As you can imagine, take up of reserved seats will be brisk so if you want to attend, be sure to register without delay at Eventbrite.