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Hotel Discounts in Chatham-Kent!

  Planning a Research Trip to Chatham-Kent?  Take Advantage of Hotel Discounts! Linda Paterson, Public Relations, Publicity and Special Events, Kent County Branch, OGS If you are travelling to The Municipality of Chatham-Kent, Ontario (former… Keep reading

New Electoral Rolls and Vital Records

  Explore New Electoral Rolls and Vital Records from Across the UK and Connecticut too! Findmypast.com Trace your roots back to Yorkshire, Norfolk, Nottingham, Scotland or Connecticut! Find your Norfolk ancestors between the censuses by… Keep reading

Ontario Heritage Directory

  Ontario Heritage Directory Julia Scott, Director, The Ontario Genealogical Society Fostering partnerships with other local community heritage groups was an agenda item at our recent OGS Coffee/Tea Time online meeting.  One of the participants… Keep reading

Free Access to The Catholic Register Digital Archive

  Free Access to The Catholic Register Digital Archive ’til March 5th Heidi Deschenes, Director, The Ontario Genealogical Society The Catholic Register, a national Catholic newspaper, is celebrating its 125th anniversary and has a new digital archive of… Keep reading