British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
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. Learn more...
 


Monthly Meeting - September 12

9:00 a.m.
Before BIFHSGO Education Talk — Glenn Wright will examine the sources for research Canadian nurses in WWI.
9:30 a.m.
Discovery Tables
• Resources to research nurses in WWI with Glenn Wright.
• Gillian Leitch to host a group of researchers interested in Ayrshire, Scotland.
10:00 a.m.
The Life and Times of Nursing Sister Laura Gamble, WWI  — Brooke Broadbent will explain his research into the life of Laura Gamble, a nursing sister from WWI who came from Wakefield.
Open to members and visitors. Free admission and parking. The Chamber, Ben Franklin Place,101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa, Ontario. More information about these presentations is available in our Meetings section.


Conference 2015

 
Join us at the 21st Annual BIFHSGO Family History Conference, September 18 – 20, 2015, at Ben Franklin Place in Ottawa, Ontario, to learn about Scottish family history research, photographs in genealogy, and technology.
 
Learn about the Program and Registration in our Conference 2015 section.
 
New! Our Marketplace will be open to the public. Drop by to browse, shop, and chat with the vendors. The list of vendors, location, and opening hours are available here.
 
New! See the link to the Parking Lot Plan in the Local Information section.
 
Need help registering? We have produced two tutorials: Members Only Login video and Online Registration video.


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Online Donations

Learn how you can make donations online to BIFHSGO using CanadaHelps.


Upcoming
Proudly She Served: Researching Canadian Nurses in the Great War
12 Sep 2015
  Glenn Wright will examine the major sources for researching Canadian nurses in the Great War, including an overview of less well-known archival records.   ...
Researching Nurses in the Great War
12 Sep 2015
Glenn Wright will host a Discovery table on researching nurses in the Great War.
Ayrshire, Scotland
12 Sep 2015
Gillian Leitch will host a gathering of researchers interested in Ayrshire, Scotland. The exact location will be provided from the podium at Before BIFHSGO. This session ...
The Life and Times of Nursing Sister Laura Gamble, WWI
12 Sep 2015
  Brooke Broadbent will explain his research into the life of Laura Gamble, a nursing sister from the First World War who came from ...
21st Annual BIFHSGO Family History Conference
18 Sep 2015
  Join us at this year's conference. Learn more here.  
Scottish Genealogy Group
26 Sep 2015
  Are you interested in your Scottish roots? In discovering who your Scottish ancestors were and how they lived? The Scottish Genealogy Group is ...
Richard III
10 Oct 2015
John Reid will host a table with a few of the resources he used to prepare his presentation about the discovery of Richard III.

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2015 Half-Year Membership

$20 half-year memberships for new members now available. Click on the above box, Join BIFHSGO, to learn more.

20 years available online

Read about family histories, techniques, and resources in past issues of our quarterly publication.