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...



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2017 Conference

 
Join us at our 23rd Annual BIFHSGO Family History Conference. It takes place September 29 to October 1, 2017 at Ben Franklin Place in Ottawa.
 
Learn about English and Welsh family history and genealogy research methodology. Our Marketplace will be open to visitors. Register online and read about our speakers, seminars, lectures, and activities...


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Online Donations

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Upcoming
Scottish Genealogy Group
27 May 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 up ...
2017 Annual General Meeting
10 Jun 2017
The 23rd Annual General Meeting of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa will receive and conduct business in accordance with the bylaws. ...
Great Moments in Genealogy
10 Jun 2017
Four BIFHSGO members will share their genealogy discoveries.   A Mystery at Boughton Castle In late June of 2016, Brenda Turner visited Broughton Castle, not ...
BIFHSGO Writing Group
10 Jun 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. We ...
Ontario Genealogical Society Conference Pub Night
15 Jun 2017
BIFHSGO is pleased to sponsor and host Pub Night — an evening reception for registrants at the Ontario Genealogical Society 2017 Conference.   This event ...
Scottish Genealogy Group
24 Jun 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 up ...
DNA Special Interest Group
29 Jul 2017
Members meet to share experiences, information and ideas and learn about the use of DNA evidence in exploring family history. Attendees will be required ...

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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.