News & Events

The Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland invites you to the launch of Sketches of the History of Presbyterians in Ireland by the Rev Dr William Campbell  in the Board Room, Assembly Buildings, Fisherwick Place, Belfast BT1 6DW at 2.30pm on Thursday […]

“Clerical Families in 19th Century Ulster” An exploration of the domestic world of Ulster’s Presbyterian clergy, with consideration of marriage, children and living arrangements, especially in the manse, and how ministers and their families interacted with their congregations. by Dr […]

New Book and Launch Events “Considering Grace: Presbyterians and the Troubles” by Gladys Ganiel  and Jamie Yohanis Considering Grace: Presbyterians and the Troubles records the deeply moving stories of 120 ordinary people’s experiences of the Troubles, exploring how faith shaped […]

History, Preservation and Use of Religious Libraries in Ireland Date: Friday 18 October 2019 Venue: Armagh Robinson Library, 43 Abbey Street, Armagh, BT61 7DY 09:30 – 10:00 Registration 10:00 – 10:30 Welcome and Introduction to Armagh Robinson Library Dr Robert […]

The Very Rev Professor Dr. Thomas McCurdy Barker Pastor, Professor and Prophet by Salters Sterling Tom Barker was a Derry man who lived a full life very far away from the Maiden City. While studying at Magee Theological College he […]

The PHSI Library and Archive closed from Thursday 11 July to Tuesday 16 July. Re-opens Wednesday 17 July.  

The PHSI Library and Archive will be closed on the afternoon  of Wednesday 26 June due to the Balmoral Cemetery Talk and Walk event. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Balmoral Cemetery A Talk by Mr Tom Hartley Local Historian and Writer on Wednesday 26 June 2019 at 2.30 pm in Malone Presbyterian Church 452 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6GT (at the corner of Lisburn Road and Balmoral Avenue; Car […]

by Rev Dr Bill Addley A new publication from the Society now available. James Hunter, following a short ministry in First Newry, exercised a ministry of thirty seven years in Knock, east Belfast. While he is remembered as a man […]

 A magazine that deals with history! But please don’t let that frighten you. Sadly for many the thought of history revives old school nightmares of memorising names and dates. This is different. This is history as a story – HIS story. […]