Welcome!

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

The video link for the October 16th meeting is now available on our events page.

We are now accepting payments for publications via Paypal

PDF copies of our publications are now available for sale through email

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We have lots of opportunities for volunteers, short term and long, small projects and big. Get in touch!

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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.