Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Quinte OGS Branch Meeting

Sher Leetooze will talk about Scottish Research when the Quinte OGS Branch has their meeting on Saturday at 1:00 pm on April 20th, 2013.

Sher has been working to get her family from Ulster back into Scotland and in preparation for that day, Sher went to see just what Scottish records would tell her. Today, Sher will share with us some of that information for the lowlands and borders of Scotland, how it is divided up, where the records are kept, and how to access them.

The meeting takes place in the Christ Church Hall (ample parking available) 770 Trenton Frankford Road, Glen Miller, Ontario.

The website is at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canqbogs

Sher will also be at the OGS Conference (May 31, June 1, 2 in Oshawa where she will give a talk on Saturday morning Building Yout Family Story Using Maps.

The OGS Conference site is at http://www.ogs.on.ca/conference2013/home

Irish Genealogy Workshop in Mississauga

The Halton Peel Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, and the Heritage Mississauga present an Irish Genealogy Workshop on Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 10-4 at the Grange, 1921 Dundas Street West, Mississauga.

The speaker will be Canadian blogger Ruth Blair who will speak on Taking Your Irish Ancestors Back Over the Pond and Researching Your Irish Family History From Afar.

Fee is $25.00 which must be prepaid to reserve your spot.

For more info please call 905-828-8411 Ext. 0 or visit us at www.heritagemississauga.com

To read Ruth’s blog The Passionate Genealogist, go to http://blog.familyhistorysearches.com