13 July 2015

OGS Toronto Branch Events in September

Here's a notice from Toronto Branch regarding forthcoming special events:
  • Hands-On Ancestry.ca Library Edition – a three-session afternoon course on Wednesdays September 9, 16 and 23, taught by Carol Nichols on how to make the most of Ancestry.ca Library Edition. For details and to register online, visit http://torontofamilyhistory.org/event/hands-on-ancestry-ca-library-edition/.
    This course will be followed by three drop-in sessions at the Toronto Reference Library, again on Wednesday afternoons, where you can practice your Ancestry.ca skills with the help of volunteers from the Toronto Branch Members Network.
  • Down and Out in Scotland: Researching Ancestral Crisis – a special two-hour family history lecture on Friday September 18 by professional genealogist Chris Paton on his research into the hardships endured by our Scottish ancestors. For details and to register online, visithttp://torontofamilyhistory.org/event/scottish-family-history-lecture/
  • Irish Genealogy—Focus on Ulster – a full-day workshop on Saturday September 19 aimed at family historians researching ancestors in the nine counties of the historic province of Ulster, led by Dr. William Roulston and Chris Paton. Learn about the history of Ulster and its people from the 17th to the 20th centuries and the resources available to help you find your Ulster ancestors. Early-bird rates apply until August 22 and OGS members enjoy additional discounts. For full program and speaker details and to register online, visit http://torontofamilyhistory.org/learn/workshops/irish-genealogy-workshop-focus-on-ulster/.
Thanks to Gwyneth Pearce for the tip.

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