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Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland Library and Archive

Archive Service: Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland Library and Archive

Access and Opening Hours: Tues- Wed 9.30am – 1.00pm and 1.30pm -4.30pm; Thurs 9.30am - 1.00pm; ramp access to the building and disabled toilet facilities on the ground floor

Exhibition Room: No exhibition area at present

Services Provided: Black and white photocopying in A4 and A3, digital scans, enquiry service in person, by e-mail or by letter, genealogical advice service.

Primary Collections: Library books on Presbyterianism in Ireland and elsewhere that include histories of congregations as well as early copies of Bibles and Psalters; a collection of nearly 12,000 pamphlets, mainly 19th century; photographs and portraits of ministers of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland and photographs of their churches; magazines of the three strands of Presbyterianism in Ireland, some dating back to the early 19th century; folders of information on different churches belonging to the Presbyterian Church in Ireland; copies of ‘The Witness’ newspaper published under the auspices of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, 1874-1941, available on microfilm; manuscripts and archives of ministers, Presbyterian organisations and missionaries; congregational records both in original and copy form as well as microfilm copies of all Presbyterian Church records filmed by PRONI.


  • Name: Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland Library and Archive
  • Street: 26 College Green
  • City: Belfast
  • Postcode: BT7 1LN
  • County: Antrim
  • Country: Ireland


  • Telephone: 0044 28 90 727330
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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