Monday, 16 March 2015

Free family history talk in Glengormley

From the North of Ireland Family History Society (

There will be a free family history talk this Thursday in Glengormley Library. A handout will be available at the end. Places are limited so please book soon!

TITLE: Writing Up Your Family History

SYNOPSIS: Perhaps you have begun to research your family tree. This talk covers the next step - how to turn that information into an interesting family history that you can give to your relatives. How do you organise your writing? How do you find stories to bring the people to life? How do you find pictures to illustrate their lives? How do you make the family history readable? The talk will be accompanied by notes on where to find information and how to write your family history.

SPEAKER: Michael McKeag is Vice-President of the North of Ireland Family History Society [NIFHS] and Editor of its journal North Irish Roots. The NIFHS has over a thousand members worldwide, a dozen Branches (including one in Newtownabbey), an excellent Research Centre in Newtownabbey and a website at

COST: Free but booking essential

VENUE: Glengormley Library, 40 Carnmoney Road, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, BT36 6HP

TO BOOK: Telephone Glengormley Library: 028 9083 3797 or email:


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