British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
This year marks our 20th anniversary. 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...

 
 

Did you know...
 
The first article published in Anglo-Celtic Roots was The Lanark Society Settlers by Carol Bennett. Learn about our 20th anniversary activities.

 

News


Research and learn

Our library — books, journals, research aids
 
Home children — database, stories, origins
 
Women's emigration database — early 19th century

Links to online resources — from beginner resources to dna, military records, and newspapers
 
Speaker interviews — podcast series
 
Handouts — monthly meeting presentations and conferences

 

Online Donations

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


Upcoming
Ottawa Zoomer Show
26 Apr 2014
Ernst & Young Centre, 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa   Drop by our booth to chat about family history with the folks from BIFHSGO, the ...
Scottish Genealogy Group
26 Apr 2014
Room 226, City of Ottawa Archives,100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa, Ontario   Are you interested in your Scottish roots, in discovering who your Scottish ancestors ...
Monthly Board Meeting
05 May 2014
Six Thoughts About Autosomal DNA Tests
10 May 2014
Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario   Autosomal DNA tests for genetic genealogy have been available for a few years, and ...
DNA Items
10 May 2014
Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario   Hosted by Bill Arthurs.
What Really Happened? A Genetic Genealogy Success Story
10 May 2014
Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario   Using several traditional genealogical techniques in conjunction with new genetic genealogy tests, Elizabeth A.R. ...
Scottish Genealogy Group
24 May 2014
Room 226, City of Ottawa Archives,100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa, Ontario   Are you interested in your Scottish roots? In discovering who your Scottish ancestors ...

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Featuring
Women's Emigration

The British Women's Emigration Association database contains the names of almost 600 women who came to Canada in the early 20th century.