This Week’s Online Genealogy Ecents

Choose from free online events in the next five days. All times are ET except as noted. Those in red are Canadian, bolded if local to Ottawa or recommended

Assume registration in advance is required; check so you’re not disappointed.

Tuesday 23 Nov. 10 am: Introduction to the UK Web Archive for research use, by Jason Webber for the National Library of Scotland.
http://www.nls.uk/events/workshops-and-tours/

Tuesday 23 Nov. 2 pm: Virtual Genealogy Drop-In, from Ottawa Branch of OGS and The Ottawa Public Library.
https://ottawa.ogs.on.ca/events/.

Tuesday 23 Nov. 2:30 pm: Mayflower Research, by John Beatty for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.
https://acpl.libnet.info/event/5769441

Tuesday 23 Nov. 7 pm: Beginner’s Guide to Genealogy, by Fraser Dunford for Kawartha Branch OGS,
https://kawartha.ogs.on.ca/events/kawartha-branch-beginners-guide-to-genealogy-speaker-dr-fraser-dunford-2

Tuesday 23 Nov. 7 pm: The Old Iron Bridge, by Bob McEachern for Wellington County Branch OGS/
https://wellington.ogs.on.ca/upcoming-events/

Wednesday 24 Nov. 10 am: Maps for family and local history, from the National Library of Scotland.
http://www.nls.uk/events/workshops-and-tours/

Wednesday 24 Nov. 7 pm:  Upheaval across Canada’s Landscape of Commemoration, by Randy Boswell for Historical Society of Ottawa,
https://www.historicalsocietyottawa.ca/activities/events/eventdetail/55/16,17,19,21/upheaval-across-canada-s-landscape-of-commemoration

Friday 26 Nov. 9 am: Spanish flu and Covid-19: Pandemics and the Roaring Twenties, by Catharine Arnold for the UK National Archives.
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/spanish-flu-and-covid-19-pandemics-and-the-roaring-twenties-tickets-176955798557?aff=hp

Saturday 27 Nov. 11 am: Sharing Shetland Conference, with Wendy Wickwire, Jon Sandison, Laughton Johnston and Jim Wilson for the Shetland Family History Society
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/2716300548387/WN_holwbmDxQxiBOauQJcb24g

Saturday 27 Nov. 1 pm: Capital Chronicles: Abigail Wright-First-Lady of the Capital Area, by Rick Henderson for OGS Ottawa Branch,
https://ottawa.ogs.on.ca/events/capital-chronicles-abigail-wright-first-lady-of-the-capital-area-ottawa/

 

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