Meetings Held in 2004


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November 20, 2004 -- "Some Fraser Reminiscences". Bea Corbett, a local freelance writer and family historian, spoke about her Scots ancestry.

October 16, 2004 -- "Searching for Busteed Green -- A Genealogical Case Study ". Alison Hare spoke about her search for her interestingly named ancestor.

September 18, 2004 -- "Queen's Students Who Died in the First and Second World Wars". Christopher McCreery spoke about his research into military records to complete the project to identify the Queen's students who were lost on active service.

June 17, 2004 -- Bus Trip to the National Archives. Our branch chartered a bus for a one-day trip to the National Archives of Canada.

May 15, 2004 -- "Help Me -- I'm Stumped". A Panel Discussion. Members submitted written questions about genealogical challenges in advance of the meeting, and our panel members answered them.

April 17, 2004 -- "Ploughing up the Scottish Past". Gerald Finley spoke about his McKenzie ancestors of Scotland, using legal documents he obtained from his family solicitors.

March 20, 2004 -- "The Home Children". Andrew Morrison, a post graduate student in Geography at Queens, spoke to us about the some 100,000 British children who were brought to Canada to foster families and industrial farms between the 1860's and 1930's. Some descendants of Home Children were in attendance.

February 21, 2004 -- "Progress of the Diocese of Ontario Archives and Parish Registers Project". Paul Banfield, archivist of the Anglican Diocese of Ontario, gave us an overview of the Anglican Archives. Art Keates spoke about the project to photocopy all of the Parish Registers.

January 17, 2004 --"Your Roots Do Have Roots". Kingston Branch member Ron Mann spoke to us about how we can keep our genealogical hobby moving. He provided in depth analysis about how to use maps and census records in England to trace family names.


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