Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Get Valuable One-on-One Time with Genealogy Specialists Feb. 2

If you're interested in researching your family history or military ancestors but haven't a clue where to begin, you won't want to miss A Day at the City of Ottawa Archives on Saturday, February 2. 

Specialists will be on hand from the Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS), the Sir Guy Carleton Branch UELAC, the British Isles Family History Society and the corporate Archives of the City of Ottawa. 

Among other things, these experts will explain:
  • how archives work
  • give tips on researching military ancestors
  • provide general information on records in the UK and Ireland
  • show you all the genealogical materials available in the libraries housed at the Archives
  • tell you about local resources - particularly in former Goulbourn Township. 
Goulbourn Museum volunteer Jim Stanzell, also active with the OGS, will have a booth there with information about the 100 Regiment and Goulbourn genealogy.

The experts will be on hand from 1:30-3:30 on February 2 but there are other activities taking place throughout the day. Click HERE for more information.

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