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...



WWI Casualty Clearing Station Database

 
Search our database for your ancestor among the 879 soldiers who were treated by the Canadian Army Medical Corps during WWI at the No. 1 Casualty Clearing Station. If you would like to volunteer to write soldiers' biographies, please contact our research team at research@bifhsgo.ca.



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
Scottish Genealogy Group
25 Nov 2017
  Are you interested in your Scottish roots? In discovering who your Scottish ancestors were and how they lived? The Scottish Genealogy Group is made ...
Great Moments in Genealogy
09 Dec 2017
  BIFHSGO members share their great moments in genealogy.   In Killin In October 2016 Brenda Turner traveled to Killin, in Perthshire, firstly, to finally ...
BIFHSGO Writing Group
09 Dec 2017
  Open to BIFHSGO members who want feedback on writing their family history or memoirs, the Writing Group meets after the monthly BIFHSGO Saturday meetings. ...
DNA Special Interest Group
06 Jan 2018
  Members meet to share experiences, information and ideas and learn about the use of DNA evidence in exploring family history. Attendees will be ...
Searching for Your WWI British Army Officer
13 Jan 2018
  Tara Grant will cover some of the basic sources for locating information on your ancestors who served as officers in the British Army.  More than 10 ...
The Kemeys-Tynte Family of Cefn Mably, a South Wales Estate
13 Jan 2018
  The Kemeys-Tynte family, now largely forgotten, was once one of the most important gentry families of South Wales, living at the imposing Cefn Mably ...
BIFHSGO Writing Group
13 Jan 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. ...

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