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 […]

The most recent addition to the Presbyterian Historical Society Library is a biography of Mary Barron by her husband, the Rev Robert Barron of Whitehouse. Mary, born on 12 August 1855,  was the daughter of the Rev Robert Watts, Professor […]

The new Chairman of the Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland is the Very Rev Dr W Donald Patton. The Rev Dr Patton has served in a number of congregations – First Dromore, Greystone Road in Antrim, Lowe Memorial in Finaghy […]

A copy of “The Light Still Shines”, a history of Bellville Presbyterian Presbyterian Church, received from Brian Cassells, its author, has been added to the Society’s collection of congregational histories. This is the story of Bellville Presbyterian Church in the Parish […]

Welcome to the blog for the PRESBYTERIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF IRELAND Thank you for looking in on this blog. We hope you find it a useful companion to the PHSI website which is at You can follow this blog and […]

The recently published  book “Frederick – The Life of My Missionary Grandfather in Manchuria” by Mark O’Neill, launched at a special event in Union Theological College, Belfast on 26 June 2012, is now available for purchase from the Society. Price: £16.00 (plus £2.00 […]

In 1969 Mrs Doris V Allen, the widow of the Rev Dr Robert Allen who was Honorary Secretary of the Presbyterian Historical Society for many years made a donation to the Society to create The Robert Allen Memorial Lecture, an […]

List of Irish Presbyterian magazines as published in Volume 36 of The Bulletin of the Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland. Title Daybreak: 1873 – now discontinued The Banner of Ulster: 1845-1870 The Bible Christian: 1930-1845 The Children’s Missionary Herald: 1855-1972 […]