31 July 2013

Coming at OGS Toronto Branch

The Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society will be presenting three courses between September and November – ranging from one day to eight weeks in length:

Introduction to West Indian Genealogy
Saturday, 21 September: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
A fast-paced introduction to the principles of West Indian genealogical research with a focus on methodologies and records for African, East Indian and Chinese West Indian ancestors.
Instructor: Pooran Bridgelal
Where: North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge Street, Toronto

Basic Genealogy and Family History
Wednesdays, 2 October – 20 November: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
For those just beginning to research or looking to upgrade basic skills, this 8-week course will cover terminology, types of sources, on-line resources, libraries and archives, and record-keeping – to help you “think like a genealogist”.
Instructor: Jane E. MacNamara
Where: North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge Street, Toronto

Maps and Mapping for 21st Century Genealogists
Thursdays, 7 - 28 November: 6:15 - 8:15 p.m.
This 4-week course, designed for intermediate and advanced-level genealogists, will explore sophisticated ways in which maps and mapping tools can contribute to family history research, analysis and writing.
Instructor: James F.S. Thomson
Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto

For program details, speaker biographies and information on how to register for these courses, visit www.torontofamilyhistory.org/courses.html.

via Gwyneth Pearce

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