Thursday, August 6, 2015

Canadian Genealogy News (CGN) 06 August 2015

Here are some news items which have come across my desk this morning -

If you are going to be at the Fergus Scottish Festival this coming weekend, the Wellington Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society is going to have a display there. 

Look for them in the area near the Avenue of the Clans.

Be sure to drop by the tent and see if Sheila, Catherine or Phyllis can assist you with your family research questions.

If you wart to see the good work that the Branch does, go to 

If you want to see the events at the Fergus Scottish Festival, go to

Meanwhile, Christine Woodcock who conducts tours of Scotland, will also be there. She will be helping out with Scottish research, specifically on the ScottishPeople Website at

The Library and Archives Canada people have written that their project partner,, recently has added the following digitized microfilms to the Héritage website. 

Please note that the titles have been translated for convenience, but the records are still in the language of origin. Searching in the original language will improve search results.

In addition, most of these microfilms are not indexed, and it would be nice if they could give the links to the microfilm right in the web posting. In that way, all we would have to do is press on a particular title and go straight to the microfilm. 

Meanwhile, happy researching!


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