Posts Tagged ‘York Region Branch Meeting’

Notice for York Region Branch Meeting

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Time: 7:15 pm

Location: Richmond Hill Public Library, 1 Atkinson Street, Richmond Hill

Speaker: Linda J. Hauley PLCGS, The Guild of One-Name Studies

Brief Overview: The Guild of One-Name Studies is a world-wide organisation that fosters projects to research facts about a surname and all the people who have held it, as opposed to a particular pedigree (the ancestors of one person) or descendancy (the descendants of one person or couple). Come and learn how the Guild could provide valuable insights into surnames you may be researching.

Contact Info: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onyrbogs/br_003.htm#upcoming

Notice for York Region Branch Meeting

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Time: 7:15 pm

Location: Richmond Hill Public Library, 1 Atkinson St., Richmond Hill (map)

Topic: How Academic Institutions are Helping Genealogists: Digital Projects that Family Historians Should Know About

Speaker: Marian Press

Marian Press is a retired academic librarian and a popular speaker at genealogical workshops and conferences. Join Marian and learn about the many digitization projects sponsored by academic institutions that can help with your family history: databases, digital libraries and image collections.

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

Notice for York Region Branch Meeting

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Time: 7:15 pm

Location: Richmond Hill Central Library, 1 Atkinson St., (Yonge St. and Major Mackenzie Drive) Richmond Hill (map)

Topic: “Women, Marriage and Property”

Speaker: Guylaine Petrin

Brief Overview: The case of Elizabeth Sanders shows that being illiterate and from a difficult background will not prevent a woman from fighting for her rights and winning.

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

Notice for York Region Branch Meeting

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Please note change of meeting site

Vaughan Archives, City Hall, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive (just east of Keele St.) Maple (map)

Topic: “City of Vaughan Archives”

Speaker: Brenda Hicock

Brief Overview: A tour of the Vaughan Archives and all their facilities.

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

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/

Notice for York Region Branch Meeting

Sunday, January 13th, 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/

Notice for York Region Branch Meeting

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Time: 7:15 pm

Location: Richmond Hill Central Library, 1 Atkinson St., Yonge & Major MacKenzie, Richmond Hill (map)

Topics: Lecture and Annual General Meeting

Lecture Topic: Lost Children

Speakers: Donna Dilello and Susan Smart

Brief Overview: Donna will speak on Foundling Wheels, Then & Now. Susan will speak on Guardianship & Adoptions at the beginning of the 20th century.

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