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November 24, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Members’ five-minute presentations on “great moments” in their genealogy research 1. Donna Di Lello : My Cousins Lynn 2. Don Hall : Good Golly Miss Molly…where did you come from? 3. Jean McNulty : Searching for the Upton Family  4.[...]
A Personal Journey through Canada's earliest mental health facilities @ Burgundy Room, North York Memorial Hall | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Speaker: Victoria Fenner. Victoria made a remarkable and surprising discovery while tracking down her family tree.  She discovered that her great great grandmother was a patient in three of Canada’s earliest asylums.  She is digging[...]
“Redcoated Ploughboys”, a history of the Volunteer Battalion of Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada, 1813-1815 @ Burgundy Room, North York Memorial Hall | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Speaker: Richard Feltoe “Redcoated Ploughboys”, a history of the Volunteer Battalion of Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada, 1813-1815 Richard will discuss the recruitment, training and active service of the regiment in the various battles that[...]
March 23, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Breaking the Silence @ Burgundy Room, North York Memorial Hall | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Speaker: Sandra Joyce Over 118,000 British children were sent to Canada from 1869 to 1939 to work as indentured farm workers and domestics in individual farms or households.  Some suffered horrifically in their placements, others did[...]
April 27, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Speaker: Bonnie Bell To be announced Mini-presentation: Elayne Lockhart How DNA broke through my Irish brick wall and took me back 3 generations – in England!
May 25, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Speaker: Sue de Groot Deaths produce many records—death registration, obituary, burial, cemetery, tombstone records, etc.This presentation demonstrates why to collect all records and what information they hold.  
June 22, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Speaker: James F.S. Thomson   Mini-presentation: Patricia Blackstock 1837 Rebellion – York Region Rebels