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Member Societies

The different categories of membership are

  • Society members, representing voluntary organisations within the province in Ulster that are in agreement with the objects of the Federation as defined in the Memorandum of Association
  • Individual members, representing persons in sympathy with the objects of the Federation
  • Associate members, representing educational, cultural and social organisations that are in sympathy with the objects of the Federation

Contact details of member Societies are listed here. Please let us know of any changes.


Abbey Historical Society Lorraine Shearer 079 73850173  
Antrim and District Historical Society Katie Orme 028 94485181  
Ardboe Literary, Photographic and Historical Society Pat Grimes 028 96737444  
Ards Historical Society Mrs. E. Ward 028 91815063  
Armagh & District History Group Ms Helen Grimes 07746862420  
Armagh Natural History & Phil. Society Mrs J. Armstrong 028 37524923  
Aughnacloy & Truagh Hist. Society Mrs Heather Williamson 028 85557665  
Ballinascreen Historical Society Ms. Roisin Murray 028 79628920  
Ballinderry Historical Society Mary O'Neill 028 86736124  
Ballintoy and District Local Historical and Archaeological Society Mr Shaun Leighton --- BAHS@live.co.uk
Ballygawley History Society Mr Pat Montague 028 85568265  
Ballyhegan & Kilmore Community Heritage Association Ms Marion Gilliland-Hodges 028 38851232  
Ballywalter Historical Society Helen Wilson 077 11191458  
Banbridge and District Historical Society Mrs Florence Chambers 077 18820851  
Bangor Historical Society Mr Ronald McClements 028 91459644  
Bangor Social and Learning Group Mrs Heather Slane 028 91466150  
Bay-Burn Historical Society Mrs. Patricia Henderson 028 90763135  
Belfast Literary Society Mr. Peter Cavan 028 90665960  
Belfast Naturalists' Field Club Dr. W. McCaughey 028 92650168  
Bellaghy Historical Society Ciara Nic Gabhan 028 79386116  
Briefne Historical Society Mrs Phyl Smith 00353872069105  
Brontë Society - Irish Section Mrs Sarah Alcorn 028 42729945  
Broughshane Historical Society Lynn Black 028 25647134  
Cappagh Historical Society Ms Elizabeth Marshall 07851638520  
Carrickfergus & District Historical Society Mr. L. John Hulme 028 93361215  
Carrickfergus Gasworks Preservation Society Mrs. Helen Rankin 028 93362784  
Carryduff Historical Society Ms Gillian Hunt 07754735341  
Cavehill Conservation Campaign Mr Edward McCamley 07881361175  
Clogher Historical Society Deborah Flack --- deborh@clogherhistory.ie
Coagh & District Local History Group Ms Mary Mullan 028 86762239  
Co. Armagh Wildlife Society Ms Marion Gilliland-Hodges 028 38851232  
Coleraine Historical Society Mr Robert Andrson --- anderson.ships@gmail.com
Comber Historical Society Ms Liz McCullough 028 97521014  
Cookstown Local History Group Miss V. Black --- black930@btinternet.com
Cookstown Wildlife Trust Ms Maureen Graham 028 86763397  
County Donegal Historical Society Ms. Una McGarrigle 00353872261378  
Craigavon Historical Society Mr. John Trimble 028 38343326  
Creggan Historical Society Mrs. Geraldine Hanratty 028 39868064  
Cullybackey & District Historical Society Ms Elizabth Hoy 07929782866  
Donaghadee Historical Society Mrs Julie Maxwell --- julie.maxwell@yahoo.co.uk
Donaghmore Historical Society Ms Patricia Bogue 028 87789554  
Dromara Local History Group Mr Herbie Chambers 028 97532809  
Dromore Diocesan Historical Society Dr. Francis McCorry 028 38322943  
East Belfast Historical Society Mr Raymond Turner 028 90672166  
Family History in North Down and Ards Hilary Maginnis 028 91455128  
Friends of F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio Lynda McFadden 0791 396 0886  
Glenravel Historical Society Mr Gregory O'Reilly 028 21758566  
Glens of Antrim Historical Society Mr Dominic O'Loan 028 21761239  
Gortin Historical Society Mrs. June Cochrane 028 81648171  
Killowen Historical Society Miss Finola Sloan 028 41738849  
Killultagh Historical Society Ms Marietta Cooper --- marialewis11@sky.com
Kilrea Local History Group Mrs. Jo Kane 028 70868610  
Larne & District Folklore Society Mrs. Nella Buckley 028 28275052  
Lecale & Downe Historical Society Mr Patrick Cross 028 4483112  
Lisburn Historical Society Mr Bill Ingleston 028 92678004  
Lisnaskea Historical Society Mrs Viky Herbert 028 67721730  
Loughbrickland Historical Group Mrs Isabel Moorhead 028 40651656  
Lough Erne Heritage Mr Ken Wilson --- k.wilson883@btinternet.com
Loup & District Histotical Society Mr Seamus O'Brien 07802869923  
Maghera Historical Society Mr James Armour 028 79549835  
Markethill Historical Society Mrs Ann Livingstone 028 37551310  
Mourne Local Studies Group Lorna Speers 028 41762344  
Muintirevlin Historical Society Mrs. Winifred Hanna 028 86737634  
New Buildings & District Arch& Historical Society Mrs Bridgeen Rutherford 028 71611156  
North Belfast Historical Society Mrs M. Crawford 028 90773953  
North of Ireland Family History Society Mrs Elizabeth Scott --- secretary@NIFHS.org
O'Neill Country Historical Society Mr Anthony Fox --- anthonyfox1970@gmail.com
Poyntzpass Historical Society Barbara Best 028 38318727  
Randalstown Historical Society Mrs Linda Houston 028 94472874  
Rathfriland Historical Society Dorothy James 028 40630602  
Rathmullan & District Historical Society Mr Michael Connolly 0035358860505  
Rock & Dist. Historical Society Miss Ellen Doris 028 86764188  
Roe Valley Ancestral Researchers Mr Matthew Ferguson 0756 565 9444  
Roe Valley Historical Society Mr. Robert Guthrie 07799015078  
Rostrevor Historical Society Hilary McGrath 028 41738557  
Saintfield Heritage Society Ms Jane Todd 028 92638971  
South Belfast Historical Society Mr Clive Cochrane 028 90504261  
Stewartstown & District Local History Society Mr Aidan Fee 028 87722260  
Strabane History Society Mr Michael Kennedy 028 71885896  
Straid Historical Society Mrs Ardell Owers 028 93362871  
Templecorran Historical Society Mr Roy Marsden 028 93353321  
Templepatrick & District Historical Society Ms Hilary Beckett 028 94432018  
The Trinity College Dublin Association of N.I. Dr CR Bates   phenomenon4711@outlook.com
Ulster Archaeological Society Mr. Ken Pullin 028 90647307  
Ulster Historic Churches Trust Mrs Jennifer Stutt 028 91852975  
Ulster Local History Trust Patsy McShane   patsymcshane@icloud.com
Ulster Place-Name Society Mr Gordon McCoy 028 90598563  
United Ulster History Forum Mr Billy Carlisle 028 42758658  
Upper Ards Historical Society Dr. Daryl Birkett 028 42728058  
Warrenpoint Historical Group Mr V.E. Crawford 028 41773601  
West Belfast Historical Society Ms. Bridie Bradley 028 90201959  
West Tyrone Historical Society Mrs Sheena McClure --- westtyronehistory@gmail.com
Western Front Association - Antrim & Down Branch Mr Ian Montgomery 07593773542  
William Carelton Society