Posts Tagged ‘Glenn Wright’

FYI: Wellington County Branch Special Event

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

The Wellington County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society is recognizing The 12th Field Regiment R.C.A. (1940-1945). The programme consists of two presentations: a) Family and Military History and b) A Remembrance Service for the Honour Roll of 74 fallen men.

Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014

Time: 1:00 pm

Location: Ontario Legion, 281 George St. Arthur (map)

Guest Speaker: Glenn Wright

For more information on this special event, please visit the Wellington County website: http://www.ogs.on.ca/wellington/events.html

Contact Info: http://www.ogs.on.ca/wellington/index.html

Notice for Kingston Branch Meeting

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2013

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Wilson Room, Kingston Frontenac Public Library, 130 Johnson St., Kingston

Topic: “Great Expectations: Canada, Canadians and the 1921 Census”

Speaker: Glenn Wright, retired archivist and historian with Library and Archives Canada and president of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO)

Contact Info: http://ogs.on.ca/kingston/

Reminder for Ottawa Branch Special Event: Ryan Taylor Memorial Lecture

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Ryan Taylor Memorial Lecture and joint sessions sponsored by Ottawa Public Library and BIFHSGO

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013,

Time: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin Place (former Nepean City Hall), 101 Centrepointe Drive, in the Council Chambers

Speakers: Glenn Wright, Ken McKinlay, Andrew Godefroy

Brief Overview: This full-day event which is jointly sponsored by the Ottawa Public Library, Ottawa Branch OGS and BIFHSGO, will include sessions on “Researching your Military Ancestors at LAC,” “Case studies of Military research,” and “Canada’s contribution to the Great War”. Attendees are also invited to bring World War I artifacts for identification by experts.

Contact Info: http://ogsottawa.on.ca/

Notice for Quinte Branch Meeting

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2013

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Location: Quinte West Public Library, 7 Creswell Dr, Trenton

Topic: “Silent No More: Researching Canada’s War Dead 1885 – 1945”

Speaker: Glenn Wright

Everyone welcome, bring a friend, free admission.

Contact Info: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canqbogs/index.htm

Notice for Niagara Peninsula Branch Meeting:

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013

Time:7:00 p.m.

Location: Thorold Public Library, 14 Ormond St. North, Thorold

Topic: “Great Revelations – Canada and the 1921 Census”

Speaker: Glenn Wright (Speaker streamed to meeting)

Contact info: www.ogs.on.ca/niagara/

Notice for Toronto Branch Meeting

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Date: Monday, March 25, 2013

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Burgundy Room, North York Memorial Community Hall, 5110 Yonge Street, North York (map)

Topic: “Great Revelations: Canada and the 1921 Census”

Speaker: Glenn Wright

Brief Overview: In anticipation of the release of the 1921 Census, this presentation will examine the state of our county in 1921. Additional short presentation by Marian Press: “Writing for the Toronto Tree.”

Contact Info: http://www.torontofamilyhistory.org/

Notice for Hamilton Branch Meeting

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Date: Sunday, March 17, 2013

Time: 2:00 pm

Location: Hamilton Room, Hamilton Main Public Library, 55 York Boulevard, Hamilton (map)

Topic: “Canadian Military Records 1814 to 1918″

Speaker: Glenn Wright

Brief Overview: Presentation will describe what records are available from the end of the War of 1812 to the end of World War 1, for those who served in the Canadian military.

Contact Info:http://www.ogs.on.ca/hamilton/meetings1.html

Notice for Hamilton Branch Meeting

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Date: Sunday, November 18th, 2012

Time: 2:00 pm

Location: Hamilton Room, Hamilton Main Public Library, 55 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Topic: British Army in Canada pre-1914 Records

Speaker: Glenn Wright

Brief Overview: Information on early British Military records from the 18th century up to the start of WWl

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