John D. Reid of the Anglo-Celtic Connections blog is coming to British Columbia. He'll be speaking Saturday, September 18, 2010 all day in Burnaby.
His topics will include:
Early 20th Century British Immigrants to Canada, Find Your Family History in Newspapers Online, and, DNA Testing for Genealogy: not Just for Men.
John D. Reid is the author of Researching Canada`s Home Children, editor of The Ottawa Sharpshooters, author of magazine articles in Anglo-Celtic Roots, Families, Your Family Tree (UK), Family Tree (UK), Family Chronicle, Internet Genealogy and The Ottawa Genealogist, and he is a frequent speaker on topics in family history. He was President of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa from 2004 to 2006, is a member of the Society of Genealogists and, since 2007, a member of the Library and Archives Canada Services Advisory Board. He blogs regularly at Anglo-Celtic Connections on British (and Canadian) genealogy.
Sponsored by the British Columbia Genealogical Society: www.bcgs.ca
This all day seminar will be at the Scandinavian Community Centre,
6540 Thomas St., Burnaby, BC.
The BCGS Boutique will be there too with books, charts, maps and genealogy novelties for sale.
Doors open at 8:30 am. Seminar 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Early Bird Prices until September 8, 2010.
Tickets $40.00 for BCGS & Affiliate Society Members; $50.00 for non-members.
Lunch & refreshments included.
After September 9th, the prices increase:
$50.00 for BCGS & Affiliate Society Members; $60.00 for non-members.
To register, please contact Susan Snalam at 604-273-8209, email domers4 @ shaw.ca OR Eunice Robinson at 604-596-2811, email eunice @ dccnet.com. (T0 e-mail, please delete the spaces around the @ symbol.) Then send your cheque, made out to the BCGS, to PO Box 88054, Lansdowne Mall, Richmond, BC V6X 3T6 or you can pay at BCGS meetings. We will also accept payment by Visa by phone, mail or in person.
Call or check the BCGS website for more information: www.bcgs.ca