Thursday, 19 January 2017

Ottawa Scottish Genealogy Special Interest Group Saturday Meeting

The group meets this Saturday, 21 January 2017, with an especially strong program.

At 10 am Sam Allison, who immigrated to Canada from Scotland in 1968 and lives in Brossard, Quebec, will speak on Tracking Highland Scots' Military Migration to Canada, 1759-1812.

Sam Allison was the 2016 recipient of the Gordon Atkinson Memorial Prize in Highland Military History, awarded annually by the Quebec Thistle Council.  His most recent book is Driv'n By Fortune.

At 11 am Jenny Bruce (good Scottish surname) will speak on Scottish Diaspora Tapestry, The Why, Who and How and its global journey.

The meeting is in Rooms 226 and 228, City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

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