NEW BOOK - Transatlantic Lives: The Irish Experience in Colonial America.
This new publication features sixty biographies which detail the lives and careers of a selection of Irish emigrants to North America in the colonial period (including the British territories that would later become Canada).
The selection of biographies in Transatlantic Lives include colonial administrators, soldiers and clergymen as well as educators, doctors, writers, artists, printers, merchants and even a (female) pirate, such was the diversity of Irish emigrants to the New World during this period.
Pre-order this publication now for just £9.99 (RRP £11.99). Expected publication date 31st August. Pre-orders will be dispatched the day of publication.
4th of July Bundle
To mark the publication of Transatlantic Lives we are offering a 4th of July bundle.
Get Ulster Emigration to Colonial America, 1718-1775, Exiles of ’98 – Ulster Presbyterians and the United States, The 1718 Migration: From Ulster to New England, Patriots, Pioneers and Presidents: Stories of the Scotch-Irish as well as Transatlantic Lives for just £24.98 (RRP £32.00)
4th of July Discounts
As part of our 4th of July exclusive offers the Foundation is also offering the following selection of titles at greatly reduced prices:
- Essays In Scotch-Irish History - £6.99 (RRP £9.99)
- An Independent People: The Story of Ulster’s Presbyterians (DVD) - £9.99 (RRP £15.99)
- The Irish Friend, 1837-1842: Excerpts from the pioneer Quaker newspaper - £9.99 (RRP £19.99)
- Scotch-Irish Merchants in Colonial America: The Flaxseed Trade and Emigration from Ireland, 1718-1755 - £14.99 (RRP £19.99)
- Them Wild Woods: An Irish Quaker Familys Transatlantic Correspondence 1818-1877 - £9.99 (RRP £24.99)
Tracing Your Irish Ancestors 2018 - 4th July Savings
Our feature event of 2018 is just over 2 months away. Should you be interested in joining us for the Tracing your Irish Ancestors conference there are still places available. From now until 31 July register for just £924.99.
One-Day Family History Courses
Due to the popularity of our Irish Genealogy Essentials courses we have decided to offer a new programme tailored towards the budding family history researcher.
When participants have completed one of these courses they will:
- Learn that despite the loss of many records in 1922 that much material is still available for family historians
- Learn about the main archives and websites that are key to beginning your research
- Learn about different Irish land divisions
- Be introduced to church, civil, census records and Griffith’s Valuation
- Be given practical demonstrations and guidance on how to use relevant websites and online databases
This course is ideal for starting your own personal research and this July 4th it would also make a perfect special gift for a friend or family member.
For more information click here
Hardback Publication Sale
Save up to 50% on our luxury hardback publications with our new sale!
A list of titles can be seen below:
- Abercorn: The Hamiltons of Barons Court - £19.99 (RRP £30.00)
- The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history - £4.99 (RRP £30.00)
- A Directory of Ulster Doctors (who qualified before 1901) (2 volume set) - £19.99 (£50.00)
- George Best Will Not be Playing Today - £4.99 (RRP £24.99)
- Handed Down: Country Fiddling and Dancing in East and Central Down - £14.99 (RRP £24.99)
- A History of St. George’s Church Belfast: Two Centuries of Faith, Worship and Music - £14.99 (RRP £19.99)
- Presbyterians in Ireland: An Illustrated History - £4.99 (RRP £20.00)
- Stormont: The House on the Hill- £4.99 (£25.00)
- Window To An Age – A Chronicle of Art in Belfast 1760-1888 - £19.99 (RRP £29.99)