Founded in 1994, the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO) is located in Ontario, Canada. We encourage family history research and its dissemination by people with ancestry in the British Isles. Join us at our monthly meetings at Ben Franklin Place in Ottawa. Learn more...
Monthly Meeting - February 13
Before BIFHSGO Education Talk — Family Tree Maker is NOT Defunct! What do I do now? by Rick Roberts.
||Discovery Tables — Learn what Global Genealogy and the Ontario Genealogical Society Ottawa Branch have to offer.
A Scandal in Battersea — By the time he was 41, Gail Roger's great-grandfather had lost his five siblings to tuberculosis, drowning, laudanum, and cirrhosis of the liver. With a couple of nods to Sherlock Holmes and Jack the Ripper, Gail will share the tale of a scandal that took place in Battersea.
Open to members and visitors. Free admission and parking. The Chamber, Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa. More information about this meeting is available in our Meetings section.
Mapping Workshop for Members - March 5
Almost sold out! Here's a chance for BIFHSGO members to register for our workshop, Maps and Mapping for 21st-Century Genealogists, on Saturday, March 5. In this workshop, you will learn how to create unique maps and plans for your family history projects, using mapping and other tools, plus so much more.
Once sold out, there will be an online waiting list.
This workshop is designed for intermediate and advanced-level genealogists with good computer skills and knowledge navigating the internet. Enrolment is limited to the first 50 BIFHSGO members
who register. Visit our Meetings section
to learn more. If you are a member, log in to the Members Only
section. If you would like to become a member, please visit our Membership
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