This week’s online genealogy events

Choose from selected 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. Additional mainly US events are listed at


1 pm: Slavery and the British Economy, by Martin Daunton for Gresham College.

2 pm: Ottawa Virtual Genealogy Drop-In, by OGS Ottawa Branch.

2:30 pm: Preparing to Leave Europe, by Nicholas J. Evans for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

This is the first of three Tuesday presentations by Nicholas J. Evans, a Senior Lecturer in diaspora history at the University of Hull, under the series title “The Making of a Mosaic: European Migrant Journeys During the Age of Steam”

7:30pm: Doing Family Tree Research in Your Pajamas, by Ken McKinlay for OGS Durham Region Branch.


***Not online*** 1 pm: Double Feature: Where did our Prime Minsters Live?, by Hagit Hadaya &  at 2 pm: The History of Street Art in Ottawa. by Emma Kent for the Ottawa Historical Society. At Ottawa Public Library Auditorium.,17,19,21/double-feature-where-did-our-prime-minsters-live-the-history-of-street-art-in-ottawa

2 pm: Hints & Tips for solving Irish cases of Unknown Parentage, by Maurice Gleeson for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

2:30 pm: The Book That Changed My Life: Discovering the Archive behind the Gentleman’s Magazine, by Julian Pooley for the Guild of One Name Studies.


7 am: Les derniers outils et ressources sur MyHeritage, par Elisabeth Zetland pour Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

6:30 pm: Preserving the Past: Stories from the Records of
Philadelphia’s Historic Congregations, by Carol Smith for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.



9 am: Census Records in the Virtual Treasury of Ireland, by Brian Gurrin for BIFHSGO.

10 am: Lust, Lucre and Lybell: An 18th Century Soap Opera, by Dianne Brydon for BIFHSGO.

1 pm: Genealogical Miracles, performed by Ken McKinlay for Ottawa Branch OGS. In person at the Ottawa City Archives and online.

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