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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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essential source for historical or genealogical info in N Ireland

The staff are friendly and helpful. There is a lot of information here but also a lot has been... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
bethnalbabe
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London, United Kingdom
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Spent two sessions here on recent visit to Belfast. Staff very helpful. Issued with pass valid for... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
dilg2013
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Adelaide, Australia
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Of Northern Ireland 2 Titanic Boulevard, Belfast BT3 9HQ, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9053 4800
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

The staff are friendly and helpful. There is a lot of information here but also a lot has been destroyed, so it's pot luck as to whether what you need is available.

Thank bethnalbabe
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Spent two sessions here on recent visit to Belfast. Staff very helpful. Issued with pass valid for ten years.

Thank dilg2013
Reviewed 29 May 2017

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 26 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
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