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Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Of Northern Ireland 2 Titanic Boulevard, Belfast BT3 9HQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9053 4800
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Difficult to find Doagh records,disappointing really but l understand some records were destroyed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carolyn B
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New Forest, United Kingdom
PRONI organises many interesting historic seminars

The Brian Trainor celebration had some excellen speakers from Dublin and Belfast including Michael... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Vincent D
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Of Northern Ireland 2 Titanic Boulevard, Belfast BT3 9HQ, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Difficult to find Doagh records,disappointing really but l understand some records were destroyed on purpose and some accidently by fire.

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The Brian Trainor celebration had some excellen speakers from Dublin and Belfast including Michael Willis (PRONI), Trevor Parkhill, Seamus Smyth (NUIM Maynooth), John Killen, Kay Muhr, Cathy Hayes (Irish Manuscript commission) etc.

Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Although we were unable to track down details of my Belfast-born grandfather's birth, we found the PRONI a far cry from the dusty old records offices we've visited in the past. This purpose-built structure (near the popular Titanic Experience) is light and pleasant. The staff...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 4 May 2017

An organized - and calm - atmosphere with lots of helpful people and plenty of space. If you're working on Northern Irish genealogy, this is a great place to go.

Thank harpsncats
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Visited PRONI on a number of occasions whilst completing my dissertation. Staff were very friendly and the archives were simple and easy to access! A massive range of local records. System is easy to use to order archives. Building is modern and there are plenty...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We travelled to Belfast for a week's genealogy course run by the Ulster Historical Foundation. It was a wonderful course, highly informative and able to keep both the novice and experienced researcher happy. Towards the end of the week we were inducted into PRONI as...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Very easy to register - ID needed. Not realy a place just to walk into on spec though. Don't start your family history search here. Do preliminary work elsewhere and on-line. This is a repositroy of documents so you need to have worked out beforehand...More

1  Thank PolScot
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We spent about half a day here doing genealogical research. Records on microfilm and in hard copy are quite extensive. Staff help left a bit to be desired

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Very good to find out about your family tree. Free to join & staff are really helpful. We found quite a few things in the couple of hours we were there.

Thank Wendyk1234
Reviewed 7 December 2016

If you are looking for your ancestors who lived in Northern Ireland, this is a great place to go. The staff is very helpful and friendly. There is a convenient car park nearby that serves the Titantic Quarter.

1  Thank BKWheelers
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