The Federation was set up to promote and assist with the study and recording of the history, antiquities and folk-life of Ulster, to develop communication and co-operation between local historical groups and between these groups and relevant statutory and voluntary organisations.
The Federation's major Documents - the Articles of Association and its Audited Accounts, Membership and insurance forms are available and there is an outline of the Federation's Public Liability Insurance policy. The papers and minutes of General Meetings are here as are copies of the Federation's regular Newsletter. On the Members page there is a full list of member Societies, with contact details.
Information about past and current journals, including availability, is on the Publications pages. The Federation's periodical Newsletters are available to read.
The Links page provides access to member Societies' own websites as well as to other useful sources.
There are separate pages for Federation Events and Societies Events. Societies are encouraged to submit their annual programmes for display.
Particularly useful to hard pressed event organisers is the Register of Speakers and Tour Guides, with contact details for over 150 speakers on over 500 topics of historical, archaeological and genealogical interest, as well as information about interesting tours.
Many of the documents on the site are in Portable Document Format. If you do not have a PDF reader installed one can be downloaded free .... more
8 December 2018: Report of AGM 2018 in Walsh's Hotel Maghera on 17 November 2017
28 November 2018: East Belfast Historical Society Programme 2018-19
13 November 2018: Obituary - Dr Eul Dunlop
12 November 2018: Report of HG&FP Exhibition launch at Carrickfergus Museum
6 November 2018: Papers for AGM 2018 here
3 November 2018: Additions to Speakers' Register
3 October 2018: Carryduff Historical Society Programme 2018-19
17 September 2018: Obituary - Dr Brian Trainor
13 September 2018: Dromara Local History Group Programme 2018-19
4 September 2018: Newsletter No 46 - AGM 2018
13 August 2018: Lisburn Family History Society Programme 2018-2019
8 August 2018: Newsletter No 45 - Membership Renewal, AGM 2018, etc
30 April 2018: Summer Seminar - Mossley Mill
3 April 2018: Additions to Speakers' Register
1 March 2018: Newsletter No 43 - PL Insurance, AGM 2017, etc
23 February 2018: Report of HG & FP Exhibition, Enniskillen Library
12 February 2018: Additions to Speakers' Register
5 February 2018: Lough Erne Heritage Programme 2018
16 January 2018: Additions to Speakers' Register