This Week’s Online Genealogy Events

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 8 Feb: 1 pm: Municipal Records, by Fraser Dunford for Kawartha Branch OGS. Register via

Tuesday 8 Feb. 2 pm: Virtual Genealogy Drop-In, from Ottawa Branch of OGS and The Ottawa Public Library.

Tuesday 8 Feb, 2 pm: What’s New in the MyHeritage Photo World, by Tal Erlichman for MyHeritage and Legacy Family Tree webinars.

Tuesday 8 Feb. 2:30 pm: Introducing the 1921 Census of England & Wales, by Jen Baldwin of FindMyPast for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

Tuesday 8 Feb. 7 pm: Love in War – War Brides of WW2, by Shiela (Sutton) Hewett for Thunder Bay Branch OGS. Zoom meeting ID 881 5668 3784, Password 532 137.

Tuesday 8 Feb. 7 pm: How Sisters Found Their Missing Sister; The Route They Took, by Beth Atkinson and Penny McDonald for Lambton Branch OGS.

Wednesday 9 Feb. 7 pm: We are the Children: Coming to Terms with our Past, by June Girvan for the Historical Society of Ottawa.,17,19,21/we-are-the-children-coming-to-terms-with-our-past

Wednesday 9 Feb. 7 pm: Researching in Colonial New England, by Ann G. Lawthers for Legacy Family Tree webinars.

Thursday 10 Feb. 6:30 pm: City Directories: More than Basic Facts, by Melissa Tennant for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

Friday 11 Feb. 7 pm: Remembering Their Legacies: Stories from Chatham-Kent’s Black Community, by Dorothy Wallace and Samantha Meredith for Kent Branch OGS.

Saturday 12 Feb. 9 am: Introduction to Welsh Resources, by David Jeanes for BIFHSGO.

Saturday 12 Feb. 10 am: 1600 years of stories from St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, by Kristen Mercier for BIFHSGO.

Saturday 12 Feb. 2 pm: Surviving the Famine: Tracing the Irish Famine Generation in Ontario, by Laura Smith and Charmaine Lindsay for Simcoe Branch OGS,


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