Kawartha Branch
KAWARTHA BRANCH
Ontario Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 861, Peterborough, ON  K9J 7A2

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Welcome

The Kawartha Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) was formed in 1975. We are a group dedicated to supporting genealogical research in the Counties of - The City of Kawartha Lakes (formerly known as Victoria), Haliburton, Northumberland and Peterborough through our library, regular meetings, beginners courses, and publications. We extend a warm welcome to all those seeking out their family roots, in our local Counties and elsewhere!

   

Upcoming Meetings and Events

  • NEW BRANCH PUBLICATION LIST - CHECK IT OUT ON THE PUBLICATIONS SIDE BAR
  • MARK YOUR CALENDAR
  • Tuesday, May 20th - 7:00 pm - General Meeting - Change of Location - This meeting will be held at the Peterborough Public Library - 345 Aylmer Street N, Peterborough. The Topic - Researching using the Peterborough Collection, Newspaper and Directory Collections. Come and join us to discover - what is available to genealogists at the Library. Note - this meeting is a lead in to the first of this year's series of Beginner Genealogy courses. See below for location, date and time.

Kawartha Branch will be conducting a series of Beginner Genealogy courses. Sessions will be held throughout our four County Branch area as was the case in the summer of 2013. Dr. Fraser Dunford, Past Executive Director of the Ontario Genealogical Society and a Kawatha Branch member will present each course. Dr. Dunford has lectured, written four books and many articles on genealogy. Two of his books - The Beginner's Guide to Genealogy and The Beginner's Guide to Ontario Genealogy will be the basis of each course.

  • Dates and locations are being finalized now and will be posted as each event is confirmed.
  • All are welcome, however space may be limited in some locations. To reserve a spot for a session please call 705-741-6066.
  • SESSIONS:
  • Peterborough Public Library - Tuesday, June 17th at 1 pm.
   
Notes
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Access to our Library Collection at de la Fosse Library is now by Appointment Only. Please contact Alvina Seawright or June James to book a day and time.

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Our Branch Newsletter "The Bulletin" - Next issue May 2014.

   

 

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