Upcoming Wellington County Branch Meetings:


October 26, 2021 – How Do I Know What I Don’t Know – Fast Tracking Your Genealogical Education with Thomas MacEnteePicture of Thomas MacEntee

You have this sneaking suspicion that you’re “missing something” when it comes to researching an ancestor. How do you know what’s “out there” and whether it can help your research? And once you identify it, how can you quickly get up to speed to get the most out of that resource?

What do you do when you need to “immerse” yourself in the details of new record set? Where do you go for the best information? What about tips and tricks and that info only “experts” seem to have access to? Your genealogy research can improve immensely if you know how to “fast track” your knowledge on a new record set or resource.

Join us as Thomas MacEntee discusses:

  • How To Identify a Knowledge Gap in Genealogy
  • Best Ways to Quickly Get Up To Speed on a Resource
  • Going Forward: Using Constant Curiosity for Genealogy Success
  • Resource List

Register at:–vpjkpH9NUF38emMLZeFgLrGWJR3wG


November 23, 2021 – The Old Iron Bridge with Bob McEachernPicture of railway workers standing in front of a locamotive

Unfortunately, Marion Roes will be unable to present the previously-scheduled program on “Mennonite Funeral and Burial Traditions: Researching, Writing, and Self-Publishing”. We are hoping she will be able to reschedule the presentation in the future. We are pleased to announce that Bob McEachern will be presenting “The Old Iron Bridge”, a documentary providing insight into the railway’s influence in the development of the Palmerston area along with details on smallpox, the telegraph, hand-car races, the life of students in this period and of course, the Iron Bridge. This meeting will also include our Branch Annual General Meeting and election of our 2022 Branch Council members (Vice-Chair and Treasurer).


Our meetings are open to everyone and we look forward to welcoming our members and friends.


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