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New Resource on the Members Area of the PHSI Website Marriage Register 1756-94 Banbridge Presbyterian Church Members of the Society can now access after logging in to the Members Area of the PHSI website an index to the marriages for Banbridge Presbyterian […]

Travelling Exhibition 2013-14 Venues . Dates Exhibition Venue 22 October – 7 November PRONI, Belfast Part Exhibition 18 – 30 November Derry City Library Full Exhibition 12 December – 16 January Coleraine Library Full Exhibition 12 December – 16 January […]

‘The North-West and the Scotch-Irish Diaspora in the 18th and 19th Centuries’ by Don MacRaild Professor of British and Irish History at the University of Ulster on Friday, 13th December 2013 at 6pm in the Tower Museum, Union Place, Derry/Londonderry. . […]

Some of the planned events: Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th November 2013 Fri 5 – 8pm; Sat 12 – 8pm; Sun 1 – 5pm Exploring Your Family History Are you an Ulster-Scot? Exhibition by Donaghadee Historical Society and North Down and Ards Family History […]

Lowe Memorial Presbyterian Church The PHSI was able to help by giving guidance and advice on the project to trace the backgrounds of five World War II airmen who belonged to Lowe Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Thursday 14 November 2013 at 8.00 pm  (please note the change of date of this lecture) in Cooke Centenary Presbyterian Church, 216 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 2FY, Poor Dark Connaught: Presbyterian mission in Connaught in the nineteenth century by the Rev […]

Groundbreakers: Episode 4 Ulster’s Forgotten Radical Isabella Tod Sunday 27 October, 9pm BBC Two Northern Ireland ISABELLA TOD – A Presbyterian Pioneer of Her Day A television documentary on the life of Isabella Tod, presented by Margaret Mountford, will  be broadcast […]

Ulster-Scots History & Heritage Lecture Friday 8th November 2013, 7pm Tower Museum, Union Place, Derry/Londonderry. ‘The Presbyterians of the North-West: religion, politics, and Magee College, Derry, 1798-1914’ Andrew Holmes (Queen’s University Belfast) The lecture is being generously hosted by Derry […]

Episode 3: William Thomson, Lord Kelvin Sunday 20 October, 9pm BBC Two Northern Ireland William Crawley looks at the life of William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, ‘The Man who Shrank the World’. William Thomson, born in Belfast in 1824, into a […]

PRONI and The Open University in Ireland are giving a Family History lecture series.  Dr Janice Holmes and Dr Barry Sheehan will examine the working lives of families in the past, with examples from PRONI’s collections. Lecture on Thursday, 17th October at 6.30-8.00pm in […]