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Showing posts with label immigration records. Show all posts
Showing posts with label immigration records. Show all posts

Friday, 22 November 2013

Call For Speakers - BIFHSGO Conference 2014

The British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa has issued a call for speakers for its 2014 conference. 2014 is also the 20th anniversary of the Society.

The theme for each year's conference rotates UK countries, with this current year's conference focusing on Irish Genealogical resources.

The 2014 themes are:

  • English Genealogcial Resources
  • Emigration from the UK Countries
  • Genetic Genealogy

If you are a genealogical speaker and feel that you have something to offer others on any of the themes listed above, here is the link regarding proposal submissions:
http://www.bifhsgo.ca/cpage.php?pt=125

The deadline for proposal submissions is January 31, 2014.



Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Free Access to Immigration Records from Ancestry


Ancestry is providing free access to some of their immigration records this week (August 29 - Sept 5). While you do not need to have a subscription, you will need an account (Username and Password) which you can create on the Ancestry site.

http://www.ancestry.ca

Happy Searching!