Archive for February, 2013

Manchester Street Scene 1901

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Source
British Film Institute: Archives & Collections

Reminder for Waterloo Region Branch Meeting

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Date: Thursday, February 14, 2013

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: LDS Church, 10 Lorraine Ave., Kitchener (map)

Topic: “Family Tree Maker©”

Speaker: Rick Roberts, Global Genealogy

Brief Overview: The Ins and Outs of this software will be explained by an expert.  Those using this genealogy software, contemplating using it, or just wishing to see how the latest version functions, will find this talk of interest.

Contact Info: http://www.waterlooogs.ca/

Reminder for York Region Branch Meeting

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Time: 7:15 p.m.

Location: Richmond Hill Central Library, 1 Atkinson Street, (Yonge Street & Major Mackenzie Drive), Richmond Hill (map)

Topic: “Women and the War of 1812″

Speaker: Patricia Blackstock

Brief Overview: Roles of women in the war, as well as social conditions for women and children, will be explored

Contact Info: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onyrbogs/

Reminder for Lambton County Branch Meeting

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: 1400 Murphy Rd., Sarnia

Topic: “Advertisements in Old Newspapers and Directories”

Speaker: Sandra Carlton

Contact Info: http://www.ogs.on.ca/lambton/

Heritage Photo of the Day: Trades & Professions: Sellers and Dealers: February 2, 2013

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

The Original Good Humour Man!

Halfpenny Ices, London, 1877

Halfpenny Ices, London, 1877

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Library of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Photostream (flickr)

Reminder for Oxford County Branch Meeting

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Date: Monday, February 11, 2013

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Woodstock Public Library, 445 Hunter St., Woodstock (map)

Topic: “Researching Scottish Records”

Speaker: Christine Woodcock

Brief Overview: Christine will speak about Scottish research from home and abroad.

Contact Info: http://ogs.on.ca/oxford/index.html

Reminder for Kent County Branch Meeting

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Date: Friday, February 8, 2013

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: St. Andrews Residence, 99 Park Street, Chatham

Topic: “The Thompson Family”

Speaker: Anne Fisher

Brief Overview: Anne will tell the tale of her grandfather, W.G. Thompson of Blenheim.

Everyone Welcome!

Contact Info: http://ogs.on.ca/kent

Reminder for London & Middlesex Genealogy Program

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Westmount Branch, London Public Library, 3200 Wonderland Rd., London (map)

Topic: “New Strategies in Irish Parish Register Indexing”

Speaker: David R. Elliott, professional genealogical researcher, historian, author, who has spent several summers recording church records in Ireland

The Annual Meeting of the London & Middlesex County Branch, OGS, will also be conducted.

All Welcome!

Contact Info: http://www.ogs.on.ca/londonmiddlesex/

 

Notice for Brant County Branch Special Event

Friday, February 1st, 2013

On Family Heritage Day, Brant County Branch of the OGS will be holding an Open House. All facilities will be available for examination and research.

Date: Monday, February 18, 2013

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Branch Library, 118 Powerline Rd., Brantford (map)

No admission Charge. There is adequate parking.

Contact Info: http://www.ogs.on.ca/brant/

Heritage Photo of the Day: Trades & Professions: Sellers and Dealers: February 1, 2013

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Somebody has to do it!

Public Disinfectors, London, 1877

Public Disinfectors, London, 1877

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Library of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Photostream (flickr)