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. Join us at our monthly meetings at Ben Franklin Place in Ottawa.                  Learn more...



Tracing your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors

 
Join us Saturday, March 10 when BIFHSGO presents an exciting, full day of lectures on Irish and Scots-Irish family research delivered by Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt of the Ulster Historical Foundation. This will be the Foundation's only Canadian stop on a 15-city North American tour.
 
Fee for non-members: $30. Members can take advantage of the member's rate of only $20 by logging in to the Members Only section to register.
 
Learn more about the program, registration, and optional box lunch here.
 


24th Annual Conference - September 2018

 
Join us at our 24th annual conference. The two main themes this year will be Scottish family history and genetic genealogy — plus other areas of interest.
 
September 28 – 30, 2018 in Ottawa.                                              Learn more...



Canadian Militia Database

Explore our latest database of almost 2,000 names of Canadian Militia personnel who served in 1907 and were born outside of Canada. Learn more and start your search here...


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Upcoming
DNA Special Interest Group
03 Mar 2018
  John D. Reid will provide an update on his attendance at the Back to Our Past conference in Belfast this month. We will then watch a ...
Tracing Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors
10 Mar 2018
  Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation in Belfast, Northern Ireland will provide a full day of lectures about tracing your Irish ...
BIFHSGO Writing Group
10 Mar 2018
  Open to BIFHSGO members who want feedback on writing their family history or memoirs, the Writing Group meets after the monthly BIFHSGO Saturday meetings. ...
Scottish Genealogy Group
17 Mar 2018
  Are you interested in your Scottish roots? In discovering who your Scottish ancestors were and how they lived? The Scottish Genealogy Group is made ...
No.1 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station
14 Apr 2018
  No.1 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station was a medical unit of the Canadian Army Medical Corps located a few miles from the Front in World ...
Identifying the Remains of Canadian Soldiers from the First and Second World Wars
14 Apr 2018
  Dr. Sarah Lockyer, from the Directorate of History and Heritage at the Department of National Defence, will talk about the Casualty Identification Program and ...
BIFHSGO Writing Group
14 Apr 2018
  Open to BIFHSGO members who want feedback on writing their family history or memoirs, the Writing Group meets after the monthly BIFHSGO Saturday meetings. ...

Featuring
Membership 2018
Join and renew your membership online. Click on the above box, Join BIFHSGO, to learn more.
More than 20 years available online
Read about family histories, techniques, and resources in past issues of our quarterly publication.