Thursday, 30 December 2010

Genealogy classes in Ottawa

Colleague Lesley Anderson is offerring genealogy classes through the Ottawa Catholic School Board again in the New Year.

Genealogy Level 1 is "a fun 4-week course on how to get started using both online computer resources and offline community resources. We will concentrate on using Ancestry's genealogical databases and other Internet websites. We will be discussing: Getting Organized, Good Genealogy Websites, Civil Registration, Parish Records, Passenger Lists and Census Records. Two classes will be spent on field trips. Class runs two times a week for four weeks."

Genealogy Level 2 is a 3-week course which will "Review of Level 1 Resources, Parish and Poor Law, Directories, Wills, Military Records and Other Records. We will concentrate on using the Ancestry.ca website and other Internet resources. One class will be taken up with a field trip to the Library and Archives of Canada. Class runs two times a week for three weeks."

Registration starts 3 January 2011 at  http://onlineca.activecommunities.com/OttCathSchools/Start/Start.asp?SCheck=867433280&SDT=40058.4191969907

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