Friday, September 11, 2015

Grimsby Historical Societyand Archives

I have written about the Grimsby Historical Society and Archives before, but it also has an interesting social schedule.

For example, some of their meetings for 2015/2016 are -

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. - St. Andrew's Anglican Church Parish Hall, 7 St. Andrews Avenue, Grimsby there will be a Pie Social and Entertainment.

A talk called The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada: An Historical Footprint in Niagara will be given by Trevor Campbell, Sergeant Retired CDI.

On Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. At the Carnegie building corner of Adelaide and Ontario Streets, Grimsby, the topic will be Back to Basics - Heritage Farming in 2015 by Andy Sproston, Farmer, Our Gate to Your Plate and on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., there will be a talk on Grimsby Home Building Co-operative 1953-1956 given by Bernadette Walsh & Janet Muise, Co-op at 60 Working Group.

All are welcome and there’s no cost for non-members.

For more information email or

And they also have over 100 files on area families, some containing considerable genealogical information, and they are listed on

The website is

Happy Researching!

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