Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Sunday, 22 April 2018
A Blast from the Past - Ottawa’s Weather at its Worst
My next talk is for the Gloucester Historical Society on Sunday, 29 April following a brief Society AGM. Society President Glenn Clark ar...
Ottawa Electors' Lists
Tucked away in a corner of the Ottawa Public Library's Ottawa Room are a series of oversize bound volumes of municipal electors' l...
Saturday, 21 April 2018
Sale Prices for DNA Day
The week of DNA Day, 25 April, is one of the best times of the year to buy a test for genetic genealogy. Check your preferred service provid...
Advance Notice: Toronto and Montreal Welcome the Great Famine Voices Roadshow
The Great Famine Voices Roadshow is a series of open house events in the United States and Canada that bring together Irish emigrants, the...
Friday, 20 April 2018
Findmypast adds British Army Officers' Widows' Pension Forms 1755-1908
Each result for these 13,150 records from The (UK) National Archives series WO 42: War Office: Officers’ Birth Certificates, Wills and Perso...
Casting call for Canadian DNA Diners
The following opportunity is from Ancestry.ca Know someone who is curious about their roots? Do they want to know what makes them uniqu...
Tomorrow in Ottawa: Discover Your Roots: Genealogy and Local History Fair
All welcome at 101 Centrepointe Chamber, Ben Franklin Place, Nepean on Saturday, 21 April, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Here's what's...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
TheGenealogist adds another 64,920 War Memorial records and 13,487 new headstone records.
A press release from TheGenelogist gives information on an eclectic mix of 64,920 War Memorial records just added: - a complete roll of hon...
Using DNA with Your One-Name Study
If like me you missed Maurice Gleeson's webinar presentation on Tuesday 17 April 2018, I did owing to a timing problem, it's now ava...
OGS Kingston Branch April Meeting
The Kingston Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society will meet on Saturday, April 21st at 9:45 a.m. at the Kingston Seniors Centre, 56 Fr...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Ottawa's New Library - "We're not building a box here"
Good news on a dreary day was a quote from the City of Ottawa Library Board Chair, Councillor Tim Tierney: "We're not building ...
Library and Archives Canada Departmental Plan 2018-19
Tabling of the 2018-19 Estimates for the Government of Canada, including Departmental Plans, was delayed from previous years, until Monday 1...
OGS Quinte Branch April Meeting
The Quinte Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society meets on 21 April, 2018 when Peter and Angela Johnson UE present "United Empire Loyal...
Frederick Alexander Mitchell: CWGC Beechwood
Drafted on 12 March 1918 Frederick Alexander Mitchell, posted to Canadian Infantry 1st Depot Battalion (Eastern Ontario) in Kingston, repo...
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