We are a branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society covering the former County of Wentworth which includes the Townships of Ancaster, Barton, Binbrook, Beverly, Flamborough East, Flamborough West, Glanford and Saltfleet now all part of the City of Hamilton. Our branch includes a sub-group which focuses on British Genealogy: WISE (Welsh, Irish, Scottish, English).

Mission Statement:
To encourage, bring together and assist those who are interested in the pursuit of family history, to preserve our Ontario genealogical heritage, and to provide resources for those whose forebears lived in the City of Hamilton and former County of Wentworth.

What's New at Hamilton Branch

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  • New publications
    • Mountainview Gardens - Stoney Creek
    • Eastlawn Cemetery - Hamilton
    • Mt. Hamilton Cemetery - Hamilton
  • Surname Index Updated with new names
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    The Ontario Genealogical Society has 30 branches and 4 SIG’s (Special Interest Groups). It is a registered charity. Charitable BN 11924 8680 RR0001.

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