TO COMPLEMENT a new exhibition, Exploring Your Roots , Mid-Antrim Museum is offering a series FREE talks and workshops to help you uncover your family tree.
For more information visit our website www.thebraid.com or contact Shirin Murphy tel: 028 25635977 email:firstname.lastname@example.org
November 10: Unlocking PRONI. This talk by Dr. Ann McVeigh will show you how the Public Record Office can help trace your family tree. 14.00-15.00 The Braid, Ballymena.
November 12: Local Ancestors: Tour of the Old Churchyard, Ballymena. This session will also include a ‘behind the scenes’ private tour of Mid-Antrim museum. 10.30-12.30, The Braid, Ballymena.
November 15: Researching Farming Families a talk by Dr. William Roulston. 19.00-20.00, The Braid, Ballymena.
November 24: Family history on the web. Mary Bradley from the Local Studies library looks at on-line resources as well as exploring the library’s rich collection of resources. 18.30-20.30, Ballymena Central library, Linenhall St.
November 29: Townlands & Placenames a talk by Dr. Kay Muhr. 19.00-20.00, The Braid, Ballymena
December 1: Introducing the Dippam website – a practical session on the online archive of documents and sources relating to the history of Ireland and Irish emigration by Dr. Paddy Fitzgerald. 18.30-20.30, Ballymena Central library, Linenhall St.
December 6: Presentation on the work of the Ballymena Family History society, including a practical workshop by Brian O’Hara, 19.00-20.00, The Braid, Ballymena.
Exploring Your Roots opens on Thursday, November 10 at Mid-Antrim Museum at The Braid, and will be on display until January 6. The exhibition looks at how museums can be a unique resource for those seeking to find out more about their family history.
Admission to the exhibition is free.