Meetings and Events

All meeting are open to the public and you are very welcome to join us. Meetings are held at Lincoln Alexander School near the LINC and Upper Gage Ave (See map). General Meetings are recorded and live-streamed. Recordings will be posted for one month following the meeting.

General Meetings

General Meetings start at 7pm. Our office library will be open at 6pm for research. The library will be open after the meetings until 8:45pm. Please park and enter through door on the west side of the building.

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Sunday November 17, 2013 - The Genealogy GPS:Let it Guide you with Ruth Blair

Thursday February 20, 2014 - 20th Century Military with Captain Steven Waldron (note: the sound for the meeting works after 5 minutes due to a technical problem)

Thursday March 20, 2014 - DNA for the Genealogist with David Naylor

Thursday April 17, 2014 - Inheritance in Ontario: Estate Files and Beyond with Jane MacNamara

Thursday September 18, 2014 - Using government documents to put flesh on your ancestors with David Elliott

Thursday October 16, 2014 Finding Land Petitions Online with Ruth Burkholder

Thursday November 20, 2014 - What is a UEL and how do you trace your lineage with Pat Blackburn

WISE Meetings

The Hamilton Branch also sponsors a group with the focus on Wales, Ireland, Scotland and England. This group meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month in the library at Lincoln Alexander School at 7pm with the office open for research at 6pm.

October 22, November 26, January 28, February 25, March 25, April 22

Upcoming Events

  • Waterdown Book Fair November 15, 2014 - Please see their flyer for more information

  • OGS is hosting several webinars this year, to view more information please see their Webinar 2014 flyer