Archive for March, 2013

Notice for Essex County Branch Meeting

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Date: Monday, April 8, 2013

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Windsor Public Library, 850 Ouellette Ave., Windsor (map)

Topic: ” Introduction to the Archives of Ontario”

Speaker: Stewart Boden, AO

Brief Overview: Learn about this important and valuable resource, and how to access it.

Contact Info: http://www.ogs.on.ca/essex/default.html

Heritage Photo of the Day: March 7, 2013

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Jaunting Cars at Glendalough, Co. Wicklow, Ireland, c.1860-76

Jaunting Cars at Glendalough, Co. Wicklow, Ireland, c1860-76

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

National Library of Ireland on the Commons (flickr)

Heritage Photo of the Day: March 5, 2013

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Newcastle from Gateshead, late 19th early 20th Century.

Newcastle from Gateshead, late 19th early 20th century

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums’ Photostream (flickr)

Heritage Photo of the Day: March 3, 2013

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Wigan, Greater Manchester, 1902.  This short film has great close-ups of the crowd.  If you have roots in Wigan, perhaps one of your ancestors had their 15 minutes of fame!

 

Source

British Film Institute: Archives and Collections (YouTube)

Heritage Photo of the Day: March 2, 2013

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Sandgate, Newcastle upon Tyne, late 19th century.

Sandgate, Newcastle upon Tyne, late 19th Century

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums Photostream (flickr)

FYI: Upcoming Ottawa Branch Event: Genealogy Day 2013

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Come to hear Speakers, attend the Marketplace and visit the Computer Room!

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa (map)

Complete details and On-line Registration can be found at: http://ogsottawa.on.ca/ottawa-genealogy-2013/

Registration will be limited so Book Early!

Cost:

$30 (OGS/BIFHSGO member)

$35 (Non-member)

Bagged lunch (optional) – $10

For more information e-mail: conference@ogsottawa.on.ca

Notice for Haldimand County Branch Meeting

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Date: Tuesday, April 2,2013

Time: 1:30 pm

Location: Haldimand County Museum and Archives, 8 Echo St., Cayuga (map)

Topic: “Blind Pigs, Midnight Herring”

Speaker: Ian Bell, Curator /Director Port Dover Harbour Museum

Brief Overview: Ian Bell is a very well known local speaker on the Ships & Boats of the Great Lakes, and the rum runners along the shores of Lake Erie.

Contact Info:http://www.ogs.on.ca/haldimand/default.htm