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== ''In 2015 the name of this centre was changed from Londonderry Northern Ireland FHC to Foyle Northern Ireland FHC.'' ==
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
*Address:''' Racecourse Road, Londonderry, BT48 7RA, Northern Ireland  
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*'''Address:''' Racecourse Road, Derry/Londonderry, BT48 7RA, Northern Ireland<br>
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*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Racecourse+Road,+Londonderry,+BT48+7RA,+Northern+Ireland&hl=en&ll=55.02079,-7.317538&spn=0.001658,0.004823&sll=48.374782,-115.54553&sspn=0.047834,0.069008&hnear=Racecourse+Rd,+Londonderry,+Derry+BT48+8,+United+Kingdom&t=h&layer=t&z=18 Location on Map]
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'''Phone Chapel: +44 28 71-350179'''  
 
'''Phone Chapel: +44 28 71-350179'''  
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'''Phone Mobile: +44 754 393-7488'''<br>  
 
'''Phone Mobile: +44 754 393-7488'''<br>  
  
'''E-mail:'''&nbsp; mcfhc8@gmail.com<br>  
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'''E-mail:'''&nbsp; foylefhc@gmail.com<br>  
  
'''Skype ID:''' derryfamilyhistorycentre
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'''Skype ID:''' foylefhc
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''&nbsp; <br>  
 
'''Open Hours:'''&nbsp; <br>  
  
*&nbsp; Monday 10am to 3pm<br>  
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*'''Monday:''' 10am to 4pm<br>  
*&nbsp; Thursday 7pm to 9pm<br>  
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*'''Wednesday:''' 2pm to 9pm<br>  
*&nbsp; Friday 10am to 3pm<br>
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*'''Friday:''' 10am to 4pm<br>
  
 
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
 
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
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:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' This center has access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. Examples of free access to websites are:<br>
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:#www.ancestry.com
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:#www.findmypast.co.uk
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:#www.findmypast.ie
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*''3 Microfilm Readers''<br>  
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:*6 Microfilm Readers<br>  
:*''4 Computers ''which have free accessto subscription based Internet web sites such as worldwide access to ancestry.com, findmypast.co.uk, world vital records, British newspapers online which include 'The Newsletter' and old Belfast newspapers dating back to 1800.<br>  
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:*Several computers which have free access to subscription based Internet web sites as noted above and British newspapers online which include 'The Newsletter' and old Belfast newspapers dating back to 1800.<br>  
 
:*Lasjet &amp; Inkjet colour printers, copiers, scanners and fax machine.  
 
:*Lasjet &amp; Inkjet colour printers, copiers, scanners and fax machine.  
:*Webcam to take and print or email pictures of microfilm records.
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:*Webcam to take and print or email pictures of microfilm records.  
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:*DB-Tech 35mm Film Slide and Negative Scanner - Film to Digital Image Converter - with 2.4-Inch LCD and TV-Out<br>
  
 
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''
 
  
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
 
=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
  
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''
 
  
 
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=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''  
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
 

Latest revision as of 22:23, 7 October 2018

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


In 2015 the name of this centre was changed from Londonderry Northern Ireland FHC to Foyle Northern Ireland FHC.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: Racecourse Road, Derry/Londonderry, BT48 7RA, Northern Ireland
  • Location on Map

Phone Chapel: +44 28 71-350179

Phone Mobile: +44 754 393-7488

E-mail:  foylefhc@gmail.com

Skype ID: foylefhc

Open Hours: 

  • Monday: 10am to 4pm
  • Wednesday: 2pm to 9pm
  • Friday: 10am to 4pm


Holiday Schedule:



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources


Collections


Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. Examples of free access to websites are:
  1. www.ancestry.com
  2. www.findmypast.co.uk
  3. www.findmypast.ie

Hardware and Equipment

  • 6 Microfilm Readers
  • Several computers which have free access to subscription based Internet web sites as noted above and British newspapers online which include 'The Newsletter' and old Belfast newspapers dating back to 1800.
  • Lasjet & Inkjet colour printers, copiers, scanners and fax machine.
  • Webcam to take and print or email pictures of microfilm records.
  • DB-Tech 35mm Film Slide and Negative Scanner - Film to Digital Image Converter - with 2.4-Inch LCD and TV-Out

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties


Resources in the Local Area


Links

How you can get FREE HELP by joining a FamilySearch Genealogy Facebook Group

Facebook Flyer

British Isles Genealogy Research Community

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

OGR's by location2.png


Volunteer at the Center