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The Friends of Irish Research

 Genealogy Research Team

899 North Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301

Friday, October 5 - Lecture "Civil War Records for Genealogists" with David L Lambert 7:00 pm
David Allen Lambert is the Chief Genealogist for the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston, Mass. (www.AmericanAncestors.org) having served on the staff since 1993. David is an internationally recognized speaker and author on genealogical, military history and New England topics His genealogical expertise includes New England and Atlantic Canadian records of the 17th through 21st century; British Isles research; military records; DNA research; and Native American and African American genealogical research in New England.  He has also written three editions A Guide to Massachusetts Cemeteries (NEHGS, 2018).  He authored the NGS Research in the States Series for Massachusetts. Lambert has published many articles in the New England Historical and Genealogical Register; New Hampshire Genealogical Record; Rhode Island Roots; The Mayflower Descendant; and American Ancestors magazine.  David is the current State Historian for the Massachusetts Sons of the American Revolution. David is an elected Fellow of the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston, Mass.; Registrar of the Massachusetts Sons of the Revolution; and life member of the New Hampshire Society of the Cincinnati.   He serves as the tribal genealogist for the Massachuset-Punkapoag Indians of Massachusetts for over twenty years.

On November 3rd see us in Avon, MA at the MSOG Annual Meeting

Thanks to Ben Reid and Tim Dorr who provided special music for our July 14th lectures series.

Video Sample

Audio of the session

New Resources

Updated computers for researchers

Microfilm Reader/Scanner - Local MA Census microfilms (1850-1930)

The Boston Globe (1989-2009) - The New York Times (1967-2007)

 

MSOG-Bristol Visits the Friends Facility (8/26/16)

Check out our Upcoming Events

Kilpadder Famine Pit Restored and Consecrated

A project of Mr. Bob Murphy (ICCNE, FIR)

 

 

We are  a partner with

Discover your Irish Roots and connect with your ancestral community in Ireland

(L-R: Connell Gallagher, Jim Garrity, Barbara Barrett, Richard Reid, Mike Feerick, Dave Barrett, Bernie Couming, Judy Barrett)

Friends of Irish Research meeting with Michael Feerick, Founder of Ireland Reaching Out

We are a Member of

  Cape Breton Genealogy & Historical Association

Genealogytalk.com

 

We are Affiliates with

Legacy Family Tree 9.0

 

Welcome

 We would like to warmly welcome you to the resources and services of our research center. The focus of the research center is to provide a place where you can come and discuss solutions in your genealogical search. Our staff has over 100 years of experience and we offer access to some of the most comprehensive resources currently available.

Our New Website

This web page is currently under construction and general comments and suggestions as to content, are welcomed. Just send us an email to  friendsofirishresearch@gmail.com .

Research Center Hours

We are open on most Friday evenings 7:30pm - 9:30 pm. Check the Upcoming Events page for the current schedule of meetings. To make an appointment for a genealogical consult please email us at friendsofirishresearch@gmail.com and we will communicate with you concerning the best day and time. Download the new consultation form to provide us vital information that will allow us to assist you online or in-person.

The Library

Currently our library is home to over 5000 digital books and it is growing everyday. The Research Team has undertaken several projects. We built a searchable database of all the grave markers in the Old St. Mary's Cemetery in Canton, MA.

The Home of the Friends of Irish Research

899 N. Main St.,Brockton, MA. Please use the N. Main St. entrance (brick facade).