General information

Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland

The Society’s library holds books, archives and artefacts relating to the history of Presbyterianism in Ireland that constitute a valuable resource for academic, local and family history. The collection includes over 12,000 pamphlets, journals and magazines, congregational histories, photographs and a number of congregational records as well as microfilm copies of ‘The Witness’ newspaper and microfilm copies of the records of Presbyterian, Non-Subscribing and Reformed Presbyterian congregations. The Society also has biographical information on Presbyterian Church ministers and resources for the history of congregations of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. In addition, the Society has an active publications programme, details of which can be found on the Society’s website.

Other places to visit in the area:

Botanic Gardens and Palm House.

Queen’s University including the Naughton Gallery in the Lanyon Building.

Queen’s Film Theatre in University Square.

The Ulster Museum, Stranmillis Road.

Opening times

Tuesday and Wednesday 09:30 - 13:00 and 13:30 - 16:30

Thursday 09:30 - 13:00

Price list

Admission is free. Membership of the Society offers additional benefits (see website for details).


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Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland

Assembly Buildings Fisherwick Place
County Antrim
Phone number
T: (028) 9072 7330
Web Address

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