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Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

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Address: 2 Titanic Boulevard, Belfast BT3 9HQ, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: (+44) 028 90 534800
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Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Thank you to the wonderful staff for helping us find out info about our family. You were so kind and generous with your time. we now have info we probably would never been able to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
mama N
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Cootamundra, Australia

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Cootamundra, Australia
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thank you to the wonderful staff for helping us find out info about our family. You were so kind and generous with your time. we now have info we probably would never been able to find

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Thank mama N
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

They have helped to get me started by confirming the fact that my family were English not Northern Irish and way back were serious land holders in Ireland in the 17th century.

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Thank 41Babs3
Niagara Falls, Canada
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I was searching mine and my husband's family history. This facility was clean, easy access and friendly staff. I was greatly impressed with facility and the knowledgeable staff. If anybody is searching their family history, you have to visit this place.

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1 Thank Cathe M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

If you are interested in local or family history do not pass up the opportunity to do some research here. If you visit the PRONI website you may be around and lucky enough to hear one of their series of lunchtimes talks. Inside there is also a small exhibition space, displays of local art and a small cafe with a... More 

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Thank CelticSpirit48
Yakima, Washington
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Could not have asked for more helpful people in my search for records of Irish ancestors. Their patience, knowledge and cheerfulness in spite of my repeated questions about the collections and access procedures were really impressive. The "glass and light" style of architecture makes it a joy just to be in the building.

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1 Thank auntcar
England
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35 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Attended a conference of UHF and was a little disappointed with the quality of some of the records. I had experience of the Liverpool RO where the microfiche are in much better condition compared with the belfast ones, which in some cases are practically unreadable and don't always contain what it states in the guide. The copy paper records which... More 

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Thank travelledmuch
cardenden
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

well presented building and helpful staff in the research room tried their best to assist us find irish roots despite very limited info

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1 Thank brcmitchell
Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Excellent modern research facility in the fantastic titanic quarter. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful!

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Thank PD_1410
Northern Ireland
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

I got loads of information to help me with my dissertation it also allowed me ideas of other places to looka dn the staff were very helpful.

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belfast-UK
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91 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

What a place so full of history at the end of your finger tips - i was recently in southern ireland and went to a stately home and in PRONI i thought i'd look it up. There was letters about the Rebellion & love letters amazing and its free :)

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