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The PHSI Library and Archive will be closed from Thursday 20 December  2018 to Wednesday 2 January 2019 and will re-open on THURSDAY 3 January 2019. Happy Christmas and Best Wishes for 2019 to all our Members and Researchers.

‘The Disappearance of George Mathews’  Once a powerful and greatly respected figure in Irish Presbyterianism but also an accomplished and ambitious fraudster whose activities threatened to undermine Presbyterian congregations and the Church’s charitable funds in the mid 19th century. by […]

 ‘The Mother Kirk: Irish Presbyterians and the 1843 Disruption of the Church of Scotland’  An examination of Irish Presbyterian reactions to the Scottish Disruption, placed in the broader context of the Free Church of Scotland’s attempt to position itself as  […]

The PHSI Library and Archive is now open as usual following our relocation to the Ground Floor of Assembly Buildings, Fisherwick Place, Belfast. Email: phsilibrarian@pcinet.org Telephone: 028 9041 7299 (Change of number) Website: www.presbyterianhistoryireland.com Our opening hours Tuesday Wednesday Thursday […]

Presbyterian Historical Society Library The Presbyterian Historical Society is now located in premises on the ground floor of Assembly Buildings in Belfast city centre. Our address: Assembly Buildings, Fisherwick Place, Belfast BT1 6DW View our location on map Our telephone […]

Events in 2019  Thursday 21 February 2019 8.00pm Newry Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church The Autobiography and Journal of the Rev A G Malcolm, 1785-1823 By the Rev Dr John Nelson The story of Malcolm’s life and ministerial career with observations on church, life […]

Thursday 23 March 2017 Fitzroy Presbyterian Church, Belfast 7.15pm Annual General Meeting 8.00pm The Original Secession Church in Ireland 1841-1956 By the Very Rev Dr Godfrey Brown Tracing the beliefs, problems and demise of this group of Seceders who did not […]

‘The Shape of Ministry in the Early 18th Century’ A portrait of Presbyterian ministers in Ulster – their origins, their role within the church and their status within the community. by Dr Robert Whan on Thursday 3 May 2017 at 8.00 p.m. in Union Theological […]

Celebration of the Life and Work of Amy Carmichael Thursday 26 April 2018 at 7:30 pm Welcome Church, 163 Cambrai Street, Belfast BT13 3JH One of the world’s best known and inspirational missionaries, Amy Carmichael served in India for over […]