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).
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.
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The following links were mentioned in this show:
- The PRONI online Website can be found here.
- The PRONI Youtube Channel can be found here.
- Our bonus Quick-Win Training on the PRONI online system with Jayne McGarvey can be found here.
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