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The Book of Ulster Surnames Podcast

The Book of Ulster Surnames Podcast

If you have recently purchased our new edition of Robert Bell’s The Book of Ulster Surnames, or are just interested in surname research, this podcast will be of interest.

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Invest in Our Future - Migration Memorial and Genealogy Hub

Invest in Our Future – Migration Memorial and Genealogy Hub

. Ulster Historical Foundation would like to develop an Irish Migration Memorial where interested parties can commemorate a specific ancestor, or family line that they have been researching.

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New Free Records Available on PRONI Website!

The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) has recently added a number of free resources to its website.

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The NHS at 70 - The Story of Our Lives

The NHS at 70 – The Story of Our Lives

. The NHS at 70: The Story of Our Lives initiative is looking for volunteers who they will train to record unique stories of health & social care in Belfast & beyond.

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British Institute, 15-19 October 2018 & March 2019 Lecture Tour Update

British Institute, 15-19 October 2018, Salt Lake City. The Foundation’s staff, Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt, have been invited to deliver a week-long course entitled, Researching Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors at the 2018 British Institute in Salt Lake City, UT from 15 to 19 October 2018.

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North American Lecture Tour – Not Long Now!

With less than a week to go until we commence our North American Lecture Tour, preparations are well underway for our first location – Augusta, GA – on Saturday 3 March. Several of the tour locations have already sold out and several more are close to doing so.

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Unlock your Family's Story with the Ulster Historical Foundation in 2018

Unlock your Family’s Story with the Ulster Historical Foundation in 2018

  In a few weeks our 2018 programme of research activities will begin with our February genealogy course (05-09 February). Due to the success of our 2017 family history courses we will be running four courses in total in 2018. (30 April–04 May, 13-10 June, 05-09 November)

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Don’t Miss The First Of Our 2018 Events!

  1). Lunchtime lecture with Professor James Stevens Curl: ‘London’s Derrie: The Background to Building and Finance connected with the Londonderry Plantation’. Thursday, 18 January, 12:15-14:00 GMT.

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Explore Archives with the Ulster Historical Foundation

This week celebrates archival institutions and document repositories with ‘Explore your archives’ events. We are fortunate in Belfast to have a number of important archives on our doorstep. This is an ideal situation for our own research team and visitors who are here to seek their own ancestors in the records.

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New Irish Genealogy Essentials Website Now Live!

This new website offers you the opportunity to find out more about our Irish Genealogy Essentials courses, book a place on one of our courses as well as offering some great advice on how to get started with your own family history research.

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