Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Public Records Office of Northern Ireland in Belfast

For those of you headed to Belfast to do research, remember that PRONI ( Public Records Office of Northern Ireland) is in transit to its new, state-of-the-art premises in Titanic Quarter in Belfast. In the meantime, the Linenhall Library in Belfast has generously agreed to host a series of lunchtime lectures delivered by PRONI staff on the last Wednesday of the month as follows:

24 November 'Using on-line sources for genealogical research' by Mr Stephen Scarth, Head of Public Services, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

26 January 'Vere Foster: the man who paid women to go away' by Dr Ann McVeigh, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

23 February 'Preserving the past for the future' by Mr Brendan Campbell, Chief Conservator, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

30 March 'Church Records for Family History' by Valerie Adams, Presbyterian Historical Society (Ex PRONI)

27 April 'The Blitz on Belfast' by Mr Ian Montgomery, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

The talks, which are free of charge, will start at 1pm in the Performance Area of the Linenhall Library. Everyone welcome.

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