Ancestry Tours

Why not let us research your family tree using all records at our disposal including: birth, death, marriage records, church records, directories, land estate records, wills, surveys and valuation records and many more.

If and when you decide to visit, we will arrange visits to the sites that are relevant in your own personal ancestor trail. This may include homes, schools, churches, graveyards etc.

Or why not join others on our Research and Tour week detailed below.

All you have to do is advise us of any information you know already. The more you tell us the more likely of success. Information such as: names, addresses, religion, occupation and dates are very useful. If appropriate we will research for any living relatives you may have here and arrange a meeting.

In return we will advise you of the cost to research the next stage. No research is carried out without payment first and no payment will be asked unless you agree with the research we intend to carry out.

E-mail us today to begin the growth of your family tree in Ulster. info@familyulster.com

For further information on the records available and typical cost of research please visit our sister site at www.familyulster.com

  Ancestry Tour 12 - 20 May 2014

For 2014 we have arranged a fantastic itinerary of research and tours throughout Ulster to suit family tree researchers and non-researchers alike.

Day 1 Belfast

Pick-up at your arrival airport or seaport and transfer to your hotel in Belfast. After check-in you will be taken on a tour of the City of Belfast. This will familiarise you with the city and introduce you to the lives of the people there, past and present.

Day 2 Titanic

Visit to the World's largest Titanic exhibition situated right beside the slipway from where that great ship was launched. Then tour the bottom of the dry dock where Titanic was fitted out.

Day 3 Famine museum Donegal

Telling the story of the great Irish Potato famine of the 1840s, you will visit the famine village of Doagh in County Donegal.

Day 4 Research and free time

For those researching their family tree in Ulster this will be the first opportunity to research with the help of a Family Ulster genealogist at The Public Record Office in Belfast

Day 5 Research or Belleek Pottery

On this day you may continue your research with a genealogist or for those not researching there will be a trip to County Fermanagh and the Belleek Pottery factory to see how this wonderful product is made.

Day 6 Ulster American Folk Park

Travel to County Tyrone and the Folk Park which tells the lives of your ancestors in Ulster in the 1700s and continuing the story on board an emigrant ship and to the New World.

Day 7 Giant's Causeway

A lovely day out at the North coast visiting the World Heiritage site of the famous Giant's Causeway. Also on the itinerary will be Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge and Dunluce Castle.

Day 8 Research or free day

Last chance to research or just spend the day at your leisure buying presents or exploring as you wish.

Day 9 Home

Transfer from your hotel to your airport or port for the journey home and memories of a wonderful visit to the land of your ancestors.

Price:  £830.00 sterling per person (based on 2 people sharing)

For further information please email info@familyulster.com

 

If you wish to extend your stay just email with details and we will arrange that for you.

If you would like us to provide a private tour after this week of the places associated with, and known to, your ancestors we can provide that also. All you have to do is ask.

 Some things you might want to do while you are here looking for your ancestors:

Titanic Belfast tour - see where the great ship was built

Giant's Causeway - wonderful World heritage site on the outstanding North coast

Glens of Antrim - on the way to the Causeway see the 9 glens

Bushmills Distillery - World's oldest whiskey distillery

Ulster Folk and Transport Museum - see the life of Ulster folk over the last 400 years

Ulster-American Folk Park - showing life on both sides of the Atlantic for emigrants

Derry / Londonderry - walk the ancient walls of the second city

Beleek Pottery - see the fine china made in the factory

Lakes of Fermanagh - take a boat to the early religious sites on the islands of the Fermanagh Lakes

Mount Stewart House and Gardens - see the ancestral home of one of the most influential families in Ulster

Famine Village in County Donegal

Scotland - not so far away. Take a ferry across to the land of Robbie Burns

That's just a taste. Come and try it for yourself.


 


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