The Blackwood Pedigree Collection consists of a collection of over 1000 manuscript family trees bound in 125 volumes. They were compiled by a former President of the Society and Library. Their usefulness is enhanced by the manuscript index to births, marriages and deaths in the Belfast Newsletter in the period 1739-1860, which was compiled by library members and staff between 1965 and 1988. The Blackwood Pedigrees are available on microfilm as well as hardcopy.
The strength of this collection lies in its reliability and exactness. It is of prime importance to the genealogist and social historian.
There is a typed alphabetical index to the families mentioned in the Pedigrees.