Wednesday 25 January 2017

NIFHS to hold book sale this Saturday

From God's own family history society...

NIFHS Announce History Book Sale Next Weekend Family History Society Announce Sale of Surplus Library Stock

The North of Ireland Family History Society is holding a book sale of surplus library material next Saturday, 28th January 2017, from 11am - 2pm at their Library and Research Centre in Newtownabbey.

The catalogue includes local history books and journals, gravestone inscriptions, church histories and other miscellaneous books.

Prices start at 20p with many under £1. A selection of books is open to offers while other books and magazines are FREE!

Please support the Society and call in & have a rummage to see what deals you discover. On the day, there will also be a chance to find out about local meetings and upcoming family history classes. Talk to the Society about their genealogy DNA project and perhaps buy a testing kit.

Have a look around the Research Centre and see the facilities and the material held.

It may be possible to reserve some books to be held for later collection. For book reservations, queries & a full book sale list, please email:

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The address for book sale: Research Centre & Library, North of Ireland Family History Society, Unit C4, Valley Business Centre, 67 Church Road, Newtownabbey BT36 7LS.(Near the Valley Leisure Centre).

The Charity:
The North of Ireland Family History Society (NIFHS) is a charity run by volunteers and has eleven branches across Northern Ireland. We also have members worldwide who are interested in getting help with tracing their local roots using our facilities and the resources our members have gathered and worked on over the years. As well as a Library, we also have a classroom in the NIFHS Research Centre in Newtownabbey. We increasingly use social media to keep in touch with our members and have attracted people from all over the world to our Library so they can get assistance with discoveri
ng their roots.

NIFHS Branches across NI:
Ballymena, Belfast, Causeway Coast & Glens, Foyle, Killyleagh, Larne, Lisburn, Newtownabbey, North Armagh, North Down & Ards, and Tyrone.

(With thanks to Maeve at NIFHS)


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