Explore Your Roots

Welcome to Mid-Antrim Museum's family history section.

From here you can explore a number of resources that can help you to discover more about your ancestors.

Ballymena Churchyard Trails

Step into Ballymena's past with self-guided Churchyard Trails.

The Ballymena area is dotted with a diverse range of churchyards reflecting a long period of settlement in Ballymena with extant gravestones and memorials dating back to at least the eighteenth century.

Explore the Trails

Window to Your Past

Exploring Your Roots

Download our guide to exploring the world of your ancestors and genealogy research.

Written in conjunction with the Ulster Historical Foundation, the booklet also contains practical information on how to begin tracing your ancestors.

Exploring Your Roots Booklet

Further Genealogical Resources

The Braid, Burial Records, Ballymena

Ballymena Borough Council holds a number of unique Interment and Plot Owner Records that may be of interest to the family historian. 

Search the Index

Ballymena Townland Map

Genealogical Organisations

Browse through our links to other institutions and bodies who can be of assistance to the genealogical researcher.

Find out more