PRONI – Past, Present & Future (#717)

Do you have ancestors who originated in the counties of Ulster? In this episode we interview Janet Hancock - the Deputy Head of Public Services at PRONI (The Public Records Office of Northern Ireland).

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PRONI – Past, Present & Future (#717)

Do you have ancestors who originated in the counties of Ulster? In this episode we interview Janet Hancock – the Deputy Head of Public Services at PRONI (The Public Records Office of Northern Ireland). We chat about:

  • Janet’s role at PRONI and her own background.
  • How and why was PRONI set up?
  • How useful is PRONI online to family history researchers?
  • What sorts of resources can be found at PRONI?
  • Surprising things you will find at PRONI.
  • Plans for PRONI for the future.

Many thanks to Janet for her time and insight – and also to Jayne McGarvey for setting it up.

Enjoy! Mike.

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