Volume 15 - Issue 01     06 January 2012
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ATLAS on CD - Philip's Handy Atlas of the Counties of Scotland, 1888
By John Bartholomew
Originally published by George Philip & Son, London, 1888
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 2012 (CD)

Maps are a treasure trove for family historians and researchers. This CD contains 32 full colour maps and a 34 page index to point you to the county map and coordinates to easily locate the place that you are looking for. Every county map includes a legend of all Parishes with a corresponding colour outline showing the borders of each Parish. Ideal for pointing the researcher to the Parish records (baptisms, marriages, burials etc) for the area where your family lived. More information

RESEARCH AID - The War of 1812: Canada and the United States
By Elizabeth LaPointe
Published by Buckingham Press, Buckingham, 2011
Published as a laminated 4 page letter-size booklet, this research aid contains a basic outline of the War of 1812 on the Canadian (British) and American sides. References for Blacks and Natives who fought for both sides are included. Designed for use as a primer for researching the War of 1812, organized in column format for easy reading, and is just the right size for use at home, or as a handy guide when visiting War of 1812 battle site
ISBN 978-0-9877522-0-8     More information

RESEARCH AID - Migration: Canada and the United States (Between)
By Elizabeth LaPointe
Published by Buckingham Press, Buckingham, 2011
Published as a laminated 4 page letter-size booklet, this research aid contains explains the long migrational history between Canada and the United States. It describes the records that are used on both sides of the border, to help discover where people went.
ISBN 978-0-9877522-1-5     More information

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Was Your Ancestor a Gold Star Mother?
By: Shirley Gage Hodges
Mothers throughout the ages have worried about their children who were away from their homes defending their country. Beginning in World War I, American families often expressed their.... Read on >>

Irish Emigration Database Not just for Ireland
By Ruth Blair PLCGS
The Irish Emigration Database is a collection passenger lists from ships sailing from the United Kingdom and Ireland to the United States [many passengers continued on to Canada]. The information was compiled.... Read on >>

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Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, January 7, 2012 10:00 am to 11:30 am
    British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (Monthly Meeting), Ottawa, ON
    Program: The Tooley Street Fire - a 9/11 Moment for Victorian Londoners
    Presented by Myra Conway

  • Saturday January 7, 2012 2 - 4 pm
    Meeting - Simcoe County Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, Barrie, ON
    Topic: "The War of 1812: Why Canada is not a U.S. State"
    Presented by Ken Weber
    Where: LDS Church, 79 Ferris Lane, Barrie
    Details: Linda Mitchell 705-435-3071 Website:

  • January 21, 2012 @ 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    General Meeting - Quinte Branch of OGS - Trenton, ON
    Where: Quinte West City Hall Library, 7 Creswell Drive, Trenton, Ontario
    Topic: "I Can't Find Them Anywhere" Searching Effectively on Ancestry
    Speaker: Lesley Anderson, Partnership Development & Content Specialist,

  • Monday 30 January 2012: 7:30 p.m.
    Meeting - Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society - Toronto, ON
    Topic: Origins of Funeral Customs
    This talk will describe the origins of some of the funeral customs found in nineteenth-century Ontario and explain how they evolved through the years. Additional short presentation by Stephen Low: A Little Latin for Genealogists.
    Speaker: Susan Smart
    Where: Burgundy Room, North York Memorial Community Hall, 5110 Yonge Street, Toronto

  • Monday January 30, 2012 7-9pm
    Meeting - Kelowna & District Genealogical Society, Kelowna, BC
    Topic Genealogy on the Internet
    Speaker: Mary Read
    Member notice: The Kelowna & District Genealogical Society and the Okanagan Regional Library have formed a partnership pilot project whereby the KDGS's large genealogy library is now located in the Kelowna Branch of the ORL. This reference collection which includes books, periodicals and other material covering most countries world-wide is now more accessible to all who wish to use it! The KDGS also offers free monthly "Family History Forums" in the main Meeting Room at the Kelowna Branch ORL, featuring different topics each month. More information:

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