Saturday, 7 November 2015

Genealogy Education in Toronto

Registration is now open for Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society winter 2016 lineup of educational events.

A Series on Social History: A four-session course on Tuesday afternoons in February to develop your understanding of your ancestors’ everyday life and challenges – with a focus on medicine, food, clothing and footwear in 19th century Canada. Speakers: Ingrid Mida, Sarah B. Hood, Sheila Knox and Marianne Fedunkiw.

Introduction to Genealogy and Family History: A fast-paced one-day course on Saturday 20 February to introduce you to records and techniques that will help you research your family tree. Instructor: Linda Reid.

Ulster Historical Foundation – North American Tour 2016: A full day of lectures on Saturday 5 March by two research specialists from the Ulster Historical Foundation – for those with Irish or Scots-Irish ancestors. Speakers: Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt.

Hands-On Library Edition: A three-session course on Wednesday afternoons in February and March on how to use one of the largest databases of Canadian and international genealogical records. Instructor: Carol Nichols.

Drop-In Library Edition: A series of three relaxed drop-in sessions on Wednesday afternoons in March, April and May for family history researchers to meet each other and practice skills with the help of Toronto Branch volunteers.

Further information is available on the Toronto Branch website at

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