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Hands-on Records of Inheritance

When:
February 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2019-02-05T17:00:00-05:00
2019-02-05T19:00:00-05:00
Where:
Archives of Ontario
134 Ian MacDonald Blvd
North York, ON M3J 2S5
Canada
Cost:
$75 ($65 for OGS Members)
Hands-on Records of Inheritance @ Archives of Ontario | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

This course is jointly sponsored by the Archives of Ontario and Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.

The course will be on three Tuesdays: February 5, 12, & 19, 2019

Registration is now closed.

Finding your Ontario ancestor’s will or administration can provide vital information to link him or her to other family members. In this 3-session course participants will follow assigned case histories to learn how to navigate the finding aids and numbering systems to find estate files in  Ontario courts, and land registry records—and to understand what is found.

Registrants will work in small groups and will be expected to do some background reading for each class. (Assignments will be distributed by email.) It is important that participants commit to attending and participating in all three sessions.

Course Instructor: Jane E. MacNamara
Jane E. MacNamara is the author of Inheritance in Ontario: Wills and other Records for Family Historians (OGS/ Dundurn, 2013) and writes about genealogy at wherethestorytakesme.ca. A long time member of OGS, Jane lectures about research methodology, Ontario, and English family history to genealogical and historical groups throughout southern Ontario. She teaches courses for the OGS Toronto Branch, most notably hands-on courses about Ontario records.

HOW TO GET TO THE COURSE LOCATION
The Archives of Ontario building is on the Keele campus of York University.

By public transit: The Archives of Ontario is just steps from the new York University subway station. A number of regional bus services also stop at the campus. For information on transit options and directions, see the University’s webpage.

By car: The York University campus has some visitor parking. To see travel directions for drivers, go to this webpage.

Accessibility:
The Archives of Ontario building is wheelchair accessible. For more information about our policies on accessibility, visit our policies page. For assistance with a specific accommodation request, please send an email message to courses@torontofamilyhistory.org.

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