British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa


Popping Perfect PowerPoint Presentation!
Saturday, 30 January 2021, 10 a.m. – 12 noon
Register here.
Barbara Tose and Duncan Monkhouse will discuss how to create a PowerPoint presentation that will thrill, enthrall, and entertain your audience. The session will consist of a presentation, the live creation of a PowerPoint presentation, a break for practice and then a time for questions and answers. Suitable for beginners to intermediates.

Video of January Feature Talk
The video of January’s Feature Talk “Researching British Home Children” by Gloria Tubman is available for members on the Members Only page.

January announcements
The announcements from the Saturday, 9 January meeting are available online.

A New Way of Communicating provides the instructions for managing preferences in a member’s BIFHSGO email account. Check it out to identify the types of emails you would like to receive—hopefully all of them! We look forward to staying in touch.

WWII War Brides
BIFHSGO is pleased to announce the launch of its Canadian War Brides project. Most war brides arrived in Canada in 1946—75 years ago. The project page includes an introduction and a list of war bride ships and voyages. A chart presents war brides who have connections to BIFHSGO members and gives access to the war brides’ story. The war bride project will continue to be expanded.

BIFHSGO Socials for members
Welcome to the new year! BIFHSGO members are invited to BIFHSGO Socials. The next sessions to meet in small groups on Zoom—Wednesday, 20 January at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, 22 January at 2 p.m. If you are a BIFHSGO member, you will receive an email with the details for joining. If you do not, contact us.