Wednesday, February 22, 2012


I received an email today with the following information regarding some upcoming events hosted by the Quebec Family History Society. They will be hosting a Free Public Lecture on March 10, 2012 and a Seminar on March 31, 2012.

The War of 1812 (Free Lecture)
Date Saturday, March 10, 2012
Time 10:30 a.m.
Location Briarwood Presbyterian Church Hall, 70 Beaconsfield Blvd, Beaconsfield, QC, H9W 3Z3
Presented by Luc Lépine

This lecture about the War of 1812 will focus on events that took place in Lower Canada (now Quebec) and the Battle of Chateauguay. Luc Lépine is one of the leading experts in the War of 1812 and author of the book "Lower Canada's Militia Officers, 1812 - 1815."


A Genealogical Day in England and Wales (Seminar)
Date Saturday, March 31, 2012
Time 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location Quebec Family History Society Library, 173 Cartier Av., Pointe-Claire, QC H9S 4H9
Presented by Gary Schroder

The purpose of this seminar will be to a: examine the basic structures of family history research in England, Civil Registration of B.M.D.'s 1837-2005, Censuses 1841-1911, Wills 1858-2011, etc. and b: examine how to find your ancestors for the period prior to 1837 and how to make the best use of the English databases to found to be found on Ancestry and other commercial web sites.

Reservations necessary, call 514.695.1502

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