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Easter news from the Ulster Historical Foundation

ULSTER AND SCOTLAND: Ulster-Scots Contributions to a shared inheritance Hosted by the Foundation on behalf of the Ministerial Advisory Group Ulster-Scots Academy, our Ulster and Scotland Conference was a great success. Over 150 people attended while the Conference exhibition was full to capacity with 35 exhibitors representing a variety of groups and cultural organisations from […]

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Ulster & Scotland: Ulster-Scots contributions to a shared inheritance event

On 25 and 26 March 2014, Ulster-Scots Academy (MAG) and the Ulster Historical Foundation will host a special conference at the Europa Hotel in Belfast which will explore the rich links and myriad connections between Ireland, and more particularly Ulster, and Scotland. With contributions from notable and accomplished speakers from many different disciplines, the conference […]

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USA genealogy lecture tour itinerary, March 2014 (Updated)

In March 2014 Gillian Hunt and Fintan Mullan of the Ulster Historical Foundation will undertake another of their annual lecture tours in the USA. Dates on the itinerary include: Denver CO, Saturday, 08 March – Full day (9:30am to 4:00pm) Hosts: The Wales Ireland Scotland England (W.I.S.E.) Family History Society http://www.wise-fhs.org/ Des Moines IA, Monday, […]

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24 hr book bargain: Monday 24th Feb

This Monday’s offer on booksireland.org.uk, which will conclude our 24 hour promotion for the time being, is on two books. The Strabane Barony during the Ulster Plantation, 1607- 41 and George Sigerson: Poet, Patriot, Scientist and Scholar will both be available at a reduced price for 24 hours from midnight Sunday night GMT. The Strabane Barony during the Ulster […]

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24 hr book bargain: Monday 10th Feb

This Monday’s offer is on two books, The Book of Ulster Surnames and Living Like a Lord: The Second Marquis of Donegall 1769-1844. From midnight Sunday night GMT until midnight on Monday we are pleased to offer on booksireland.org.uk: The Book of Ulster Surnames Was £12.99 – Offer price: £5.00 Living Like a Lord: The […]

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24 hr book bargain: Monday 3rd Feb

This monday will be the first Monday Book Bargain of the year. Thus, from midnight Sunday night GMT until midnight on Monday, we are pleased to offer on booksireland.org.uk: Portrait of an Industrial City : Clanging Belfast 1750-1914 RRP: £9.99 | Offer: £4.99 Ulster Transformed: Essays on Plantation and Print Culture c. 1590-1641 RRP: £19.99 | Offer: £9.99 Guild […]

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Ulster History & Genealogy Autumn School, 14-20 September 2014

The Ulster Historical Foundation is pleased to announce the Ulster History and Genealogy Autumn School, 14 – 20 September 2014, a university accredited course which we will be hosting in partnership with the University of Ulster. Providing an ideal opportunity to progress your own family history research, ably assisted by the Foundation’s own genealogists, the […]

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New Year News from the Ulster Historical Foundation

Welcome to our first Newsletter of 2014, a year which promises to be very exciting for the Foundation. From the addition of thousands of new records to our databases to an update on our forthcoming USA Lecture Tour we have much to share with you. But first to all our members and friends in Australia […]

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New baptism records!

We are pleased to announce that we have just added over 16,000 Church of Ireland baptismal records to our online database for County Down. The records were transcribed by Dr Brian Trainor, former Director of the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland. The following Churches have been added: Name Denomination Type Years Number Killinchy Church […]

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Thursday Book Bargain!

With only a few days remaining before Christmas we have decided to run the last Monday Book Bargain of the year a few days early (and not on Monday 23rd December) and include 3 additional titles! Thus from midnight tonight until midnight on Thursday we are pleased to offer on booksireland.org.uk: Artist and Aristocrat: The […]

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