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County Antrim
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County Antrim

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Main Library, 1 Royal Square, Antrim

Ballymena Branch, Demesne Avenue, Ballymena

Carrickfergus Branch, Joymount Crescent, Carrickfergus

Coleraine Branch, Queen Street, Coleraine

Abbey Historical Society
Mr. Robert Armstrong
196 Merville Garden Village
Co. Antrim BT37 9TR
[email protected]

from DH Antrim Historical Society
Dr. Bob Foy
13 Inishgarry Park
Antrim BT41 4LA

Email for the Ballycarry Community Association (which
organizes the Broadisland Gathering and other activities) is:
[email protected]

Ballyclare Historical Society publishes Ollar Journal every two years.
Archie R. Reid
3, Collin View,
County Antrim
BT39 9AR
E-mail: [email protected]

Carrickfergus and District Historical Society Journal (annual)
Mrs. D. Corcoran, 64 Knocksallagh Gardans, Greenisland, Carrickfergus BT38 85P

from DH Carrickfergus and District Historical Society
Mr. Robin Cameron
33 Upper Road
Greenisland, Co. Antrim BT38 8RH

from DH Carrickfergus Gasworks Preservation Society Ltd.
Mr. Paul Logan
33 Cable Road
Whitehead, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim BT38 9PZ

Cave Hill Heritage Centre, Belfast Castle, Belfast

East Belfast Historical Society (twice yearly),
The Hon. Treasurer, 1 Sydenham Drive, Belfast BT4 2AX

The Glynns (annual)
Glens of Antrim Historical Society

from DH Islandmagee and Dist. Conservation Society
Mr. Joe Waring
9 Middle Road
Islandmagee, Larne
Co. Antrim BT40 3SL

from DH Larne and District Folklore Society
Mr. Sam Cross, President
24 Mill Road
Larne, Co. Antrim BT40 3BS

Lisburn Historical Society Journal (annual),
The Editor, Town Hall, Castle Street, Lisburn, Co. Antrim

from DH Lisburn Historical Society
Mrs. P. Farr
1 Bayylvannon Road
Upper Ballinderry
Lisburn, Co. Antrim BT28 2LB

from DH North of Ireland Family History Society
Queens University of Belfast
Dept. of Education
69 University Street
Belfast, BT7 1HL

from DH NorthWest Archaelogical and Historical Society
Mrs. Vivian Smith
11 Ballybogey Road
Ballymoney, Co. antrim BT53 6QD

from DH Randalstown Historical Society
Mr. A. Houston
48 Shanes Street
Randalstown, Co. Antrim BT41 2AA

from DH Templecorran Historical Society
Rev. Dr. J.W. Nelson
102 Carrickfergus Road
Larne, Co. Antrim BT40 3JX

Ulster Local Studies Journal
The Federation for Ulster Local Studies
18 May Street
Belfast. BT1 4NL
(+44) (0) 28 9023 5254.

from DH Royal Ulster Academy Association
Ms. Roberta Hunter
118 Saintfield Road
Lisburn, Co. Antrim BT27 5PG

Ulster Historical Foundation has access to:
�Roman Catholic records commencing in 1798
�Church of Ireland records commencing in 1637
�Presbyterian records from 1675 and
�Non-Subscribing Presbyterian records from 1757.
They will research these for a fee. They also have a number of
excellent books available at reasonable prices.

Ulster Historical Foundation  has on-line name/placename search of:
Familia - Ulster Genealogical Review
and the Directory of Irish Family History Research.

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from DH Civil Registration

Births, marriages and deaths since 1864 and Church of Ireland marriages since 1 April 1845 till 1922 should are available at the:

After 1922, the six counties of Northern Ireland Civil Registration can be ordered from:

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On Line Resources


Co Antrim Data
Co Antrim Church Records
Co Antrim miscellaneous records
Co Antrim, Billy Parish Data
Co Antrim, Ballintoy Parish Data
Co. Antrim 1911 Census FHLC numbers 

Co Antrim Misc Record from DH
Co Antrim Church of Ireland Records from DH
Co Antrim Methodist Records from DH
Co Antrim Presbyterian Records from DH
Co Antrim Roman Catholic Records from DH

Other Online Sources

NIR GenWeb Co Antrim Antrim County  Queries  Bios  Obits
Mailing List: [email protected]

County Antrim Surnames and 1851 Census
Full Name Index to Ballymoney Parish - Griffith's Valuation
County Antrim Genealogies on the Web

Northern Ireland References  The web site for the Scotch-Irish-L mail list from Rootsweb.

Glens of Antrim Historical Society A grand resource
Ulster American Folk Park
Balleymoney Parish: Index to Griffith's 1861 Valuation of Balleymoney
Map with Excellent Detail
Civil Parishes of County Antrim
A great map
Belfast Neighborhoods
Index to the County Antrim 1803 Agricultural Census

Antrim Family Heritage Centre computerizing parish records.
Provides search service for a fee. See TIARA for customer comments

Co.Antrim. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding any genealogy or history having to do with Co.Antrim for any place and at any time up to 1960.
Mailing address for postings is
[email protected].
To subscribe See their website at

Records - available
Surnames - [some] In County Antrim
Surnames - searchable database
Parish - of Ballymoney and its Townlands
Townlands - in parish of Ballymoney - 1901
Belfast Telegraph
Exodus - The Irish Emmigration

A great source of Carrickfergus info :) And a mailing list
A Fun Site in Carrickfergus!
Heart of the Antrim Glens

Annual May Fair Festival
Ahoghill Parish in County Antrim Religious Census of 1766 has 12 pages of "ye Dissenters" [Presb.], 3 pages of Papists [Roman Catholics], and 1 page of "ye established Church" [Episc.]. This is a LDS FHL microfilm 1279330 item 1.

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