Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Saturday, 22 November 2014
Extreme Weather and Emigration: Scotland, 1770-1988
Is weather a factor driving immigration, particularly extreme weather? Graeme Morton, from the University of Guelph Centre for Scottish St...
OGS Toronto Branch Great Moments
Eleven five-minute talks where members recount their family history research highlights are the feature of the November meeting of OGS Toron...
Friday, 21 November 2014
Prison Ship (Hulk) Registers 1811-1843
Findmypast now has more than 4,000 British Prison Ship Register records in their Crime, Prison and Punishment collection. These new records ...
PERSI Updates at Findmypast
Findmypast introduces PERSI (the PERiodical Source Index) as "the world’s largest and most widely used subject index for U.S. genealogy...
More School Records from Findmypast
Anglesey and Plymouth are the latest additions for Findmypast's collection National School Admission Registers & Log-Books 1870-1914...
Ottawa Branch OGS November Meeting
This month's presentation to the Ottawa Branch is "A Soldier of the Great War: A Research Case Study" to be given by Ken McKin...
Thursday, 20 November 2014
The Absent Sibling Question
Will you believe this? It's counter-intuitive. In the 1911 census for England and Wales there's information on how long a marriage...
BIFHSGO DNA Interest Group
A reminder that the DNA Special Interests Group meets this Saturday November 22, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm Room 226, City of Ottawa Archives, 100...
Wednesday, 19 November 2014
LAC Puts Further CEF Service Files Online
On Tuesday Library and Archives Canada announced that 78,914 of 640,000 files are available online via the Soldiers of the First World War...
Genealogy on YouTube : PRONI
In the little over a week that BIFHSGO has had its own channel on YouTube the first video, Lucille Campey's talk "Ignored But Not F...
Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Low Cost Genealogy Books for the Kindle
Looking for some good inexpensive reading for your Ereader? You can (maybe) up your genealogy game with these low-cost titles, every one les...
Perth Historical Society November Meeting
On Thursday, November 20, 2014 author Denise Chong presents the story of Perth's Harry (Fong) Johnston in ' Lives of the Family: S...
Heritage Ottawa Free Public Lecture
On Thursday, November 20, 2014, at 7:00pm Heritage Ottawa offers a lecture The East Block: An Exemplary Example of High Victorian Gothic by ...
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